New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The government on Thursday unveiled Indian IP Panorama, a single window interface for information on intellectual property (IP) and guidance on leveraging it for competitive advantage, an official statement said here.
The portal seeks to increase awareness and build sensitivity towards IP, among stakeholders in the SME sector, academia and researchers.
Indian IP Panorama is a customized version of IP Panorama Multimedia toolkit, developed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Korean Intellectual Property Office and Korea Invention Promotion Association.
The toolkit has been adapted to cater to small and medium entreprises and start-ups, especially in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector of India, based on an agreement signed between WIPO and department of electronics and information technology (DeitY).
Indian IP Panorama has been developed under the aegis of DeitY and the department of industrial policy and promotion, and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), in close coordination with the Indian IP office.
Five modules of the Indian IP Panorama have been released – importance of IP for SMEs, trademark, industrial design,invention and patent and patent information.