Intellectual property management encompasses creation, protection and exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights. Patents play a critical role in research and development of intensive industries. Patent rights are known to provide significant benefits as they can be sold or licensed and form foundation for making, using and selling industry leading products, processes and services. In order to obtain valid patent rights, however, basic knowledge of certain critical issues is considered essential among stakeholders.
This book deals with management and protection of intellectual property in present scenario. Book is focused on the scope of patents and related rights and gives reasons why patents and related rights need to be protected. This book would be useful for researchers, industrialists, knowledge economists, lawyers and wide range of communities interested in the Intellectual Property Rights.
List of Contributors xv
1 Enhancing Competitiveness of SMEs Through Technology
Management: Perspectives and Prospects 1
2 Intellectual Property Rights in Education: An Analysis of
Teachers Awareness in Central India 11
3 Patents in Biotechnology: Development, Controversies
and Social Considerations 19
4 Protection of Ideas by Intellectual Property Rights in
The Field of Biotechnology 29
5 Plant Variety Protection Through Intellectual Property Right 39
6 Intellectual Property Rights & Their Importance in Research
Business and Industry 45
7 Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Human Development 49
8 Intellectual Property Rights in India 57
9 Intellectual Property Rights & their Importance in Research,
Business and Industry 63
10 Intellectual Property Rights & their Importance in
Research, Business and Industry 67
11 Role of IPR in Agriculture Biotechnology 73
12 Intellectual Property Rights and Entrepreneurs 81
13 Intellectual Property Rights and its Importance 87
14 Bioinformatics and IP Issues: An Overview 91
15 WTO, Trips and Indian Agriculture 101
16 Intellectual Property Rights & their Importance in
17 Intellectual Property Rights: A Review 113
18 How to get a Patent in Indian System 121
19 Intellectual Property Right Protection in India: A Perspective 125
20 Intellectual Property Rights and Biosensors 131
21 Importance of Intellectual Property Rights in the
Business World 135
22 Intellectual Property Right (IPR): An Introduction 139
23 IPR and Protection of Plant Varieties 145
24 Role of IPR in Biotechnology 153
25 Relevance and Awareness to IPR in India 157
26 Intellectual Property Rights and its Role in
Biodiversity Conservation at Local and Global Consideration 161
Dr. Ram Pratap Singh is currently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Botany, Govt. P.G. College, Morena (MP). Earlier, he served as Lecturer in Department of Botany, Institute of Basic Sciences, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (UP). He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D degree from School of Studies in Botany, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (MP). He was also awarded NET-JRF by (UGC-CSIR) in 2001.
Dr. Vinayak Singh Tomar did his post graduation in Zoology from Govt. Autonomous (Model) Science College, Gwalior (MP) and in Education from Govt. P.G. College of Education, Gwalior (M.P.). He completed his Ph.D. from Dr B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra. Dr. Tomar has been teaching graduate and post graduate classes for last 15th years.
Presently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Zoology, Govt. P. G. College of Excellence, Morena (MP).