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Patent Law: Present Scenario

Chapter Objectives:

Intellectual property is an important weapon required for cutting down monetary crises in the field of research and development. The recognition and identification of intellectual property (IP) assets has gained equal or higher importance than any other form of property. IP assets are increasing day by day in every branch of engineering and technology. With the growth of patents in various fields, management of patents are also required to get the optimum benefit or profits. Here we have tried to give a brief picture of the present scenario in patenting life forms, gene and bioinformatics patenting and the methods to manage intellectual property rights (IPR).

PATENT AND ECONOMY

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