intellectual property rights

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intellectual property rights

noun creative product protection, creative thinking protection, protection of creativity, protection of writings
Associated concepts: patent trademarks
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Under the America Invents Act (AIA), IPR is a mechanism to challenge validity of claims in issued US Patents at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
The protection of IPR, comprising trademarks, copyrights and patents, is critical for attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan besides encouraging innovation in society and containing rapid brain drain,"
The surveys will also reveal the level of awareness on existing IPR laws and policies.
The project also features many proposals including the launch of a new independent TV channel dedicated to IPR issues and innovation, as well as organising world-class conferences and presenting awards to creative Arab minds for their hard work," he concluded.
Are all registered IPR in force (rights can lapse if annual renewal fees are not paid).
The rest of the paper is organized as follows: Section two discusses the theoretical and empirical literature on the relationships between IPR and economic growth.
China has already updated legislation to fight piracy and protect online IPR.
Salam stressed the importance of innovation in the field of IPR, saying that piracy and hacking are extremely widespread around the world which creates the need of making huge efforts at the regional, national and international levels in order to solve this issue.
Business Software Alliance felicitates winners of Pan Arab IPR Media Awards 2008
Business Software Alliance (BSA) announced the winners of the Pan Arab IPR Media Awards 2008 in Kuwait.
The coverage is further enhanced by the diverse expertise of the authors who approach IPR from different economic, legal, and public policy perspectives.
Ali Al Harakeh, official spokesperson of BSA in the Middle East, said, "In conducting the raids, the National Library has sent a strong message to companies involved in the use and trade of pirated software that authorities in Jordan would not tolerate IPR violations.