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Conference on National IPR Policy – organized by CIPAM – DIPP

The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) organized a conference on National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy in New Delhi.

  • CIPAM is a professional body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)
  • The National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy was adopted by the Government of India in May 2016.
  • The main objective of the Policy is “IPR Awareness: Outreach and Promotion”.
  • It aims to raise awareness on IPR for school children to nurture creativity and the ability to innovate from a young age.
  • The Intellectual Property mascot ‘IP NANI’ was launched by Suresh Prabhu during the Conference.
  • The mascot would spread awareness about the importance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) among people, especially children, in an interesting manner.
  • It is also in line with the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) campaign for the World IP Day 2018.
  • IP Nani represents a tech savvy smart, intelligent grandmother who would help the government and enforcement agencies to combat IP crimes.
  • An anti-piracy video featuring Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was also launched.

Expected Questions

Where was the Conference on National IPR Policy held?
New Delhi

Name the mascot launched during the Conference on National IPR Policy
IP Nani

Which Union Minister launched the mascot IP Nani?
Suresh Prabhu

The CIPAM works under the aegis of which Department?
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

What does CIPAM stands for?
Cell for IPR Promotion and Management

Conference on National IPR Policy – organized by CIPAM – DIPP Conference on National IPR Policy – organized by CIPAM – DIPP Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 18, 2018 Rating: 5

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