Promoting Tourism through Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) heavily influence and enhance tourism and ancillary trade practices. Tourism is one of the most attractive avenues from the perspective of a country’s GDP and employment rate. IPRs are a very effective tool for creating an edge in the competitive tourism industry. When it comes to the tourism industry, the concept […]

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Brand Protection Strategy and Intellectual Property

Technology and science are ever-evolving in times of digitization and globalization. For keeping in pace with the demands of the consumers as well as stakeholders of a business, the law comes in handy. This article will project some light on the intermingling role of Intellectual Property (IP) in the domain of brand protection in the […]

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Kashmiri Saffron Receives the Geographical Indication (GI) Tag

We all have heard about Agra’s Petha, Mathura’s Peda, Darjeeling Tea, Banarasi and Kanjeevaram Sarees, and Manipur’s Black Rice, as they are well-known in India by their names. All these products have received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. As of now, somewhere around 624 products in India have got the GI tag, and Kashmiri Saffron […]

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Goa’s Khola Chilli Gets Geographical Indication Tag

There is fabulous news for not just the Goans but all Indians as well. The famous Khola Chilli or Kholchi Mirchi that’s being grown on the hills of Khola village in Canacona taluka region of Goa has received the Geographical Indication tag from the Geographical Indications Registry. The prestigious GI certificate for this Chilli variety […]

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Alibaug Seeks Geographical Indication Tag for its White Onion

Alibaug, a coastal town in Raigad District of Maharashtra in India, is likely to soon get Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its white onion. On January 16, Alibaug Pandhara Kanda Utpadak Gat, i.e., Alibaug white onion producers group backed by the department of agriculture in Alibaug tehsil of Raigad district, applied for the GI tag […]

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How Was 2019 a Good Year for Intellectual Property in India?

With the advent of 2020, you might be looking for novel and stronger strategies that can help you grow your business in the present cut-throat competitive era. However, to build a new strategy in such an era where competitors and competition keep on increasing day-by-day, it is always better to step ahead after being aware […]

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Sambalpur’s Residents Sought GI Tag for Sarsatia

Residents of Sambalpur, a city located in the western part of Odisha in India, have recently demanded Geographical Indication (GI) tag for a local sweet delicacy named Sarsatia. The locals said that Sarsatia is an excellent sweet prepared with distinctive ingredients like twigs of ginger, sugar, and rice powder, and has gained popularity both nationally […]

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Japan Seeks to Reinforce Intellectual Property for Fruits and Veggies

With the advent of the year 2020, there comes news that Japan is planning to strengthen Intellectual Property (IP) control over its premium products, like fruits and vegetables being sold overseas to prevent its high-end crops from being grown and then sold as the products of other countries. As per Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, […]

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Intellectual Property Law in Bangladesh

History of the IP system in Bangladesh The earliest legislation found to protect IP in Bangladesh was the Patents, Designs, and Trademarks Act of 1883. However, it was repealed, and the new Patents and Designs Act of 1911 and the Trademarks Act of 1940 were enacted respectively. Then, in 2003, both these Acts were amended, […]

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Intellectual Property Rights in Bangladesh: The Nation Has a Long Way to Go

Intellectual Property (IP) refers to that category of property, which includes intangible creations of the human intellect. It fundamentally encompasses trademarks, patents, copyrights, and industrial designs. And if we talk about Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), then these refer to the exclusive rights provided to owners over the unique creations of their minds for a specific […]

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