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2022: The Year in Intellectual Property Law (Volume 1)

We present to you the key developments in the field of Intellectual Property law that have taken place in the year 2022. After thorough research and careful selection, our legal experts have consolidated the relevant information in this context. Here are the highlights of the same: –

  1. GENERAL IP INITIATIVES:
  • A customised division for IPR-related support services set up by MeitY
  • MeitY’s Initiatives
  • Establishment of the Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Property (CoE-IP)
  • Support for International Patent Protection in E&IT (SIP-EIT) – II for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises and Technology Start-up Units
  • Patent Analysis and Management System (PAMS)
  • IP Panorama
  • Guidelines for Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
  • Establishment of the Delhi High Court’s Intellectual Property Division
  1. Parliamentary Standing Committee’s Report on IP Regime
  2. Delhi High Court Clarifies the Criteria for Grant of Rights over the Shape of Products
  3. Delhi High Court Notifies the High Court of Delhi Rules Governing Patent Suites, 2021
  4. E-certificates Being Issued by the Design Wing of the Patent Office
  5. Economic Advisory Council’s Report on Intellectual Property
  6. Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill, 2022 Introduced by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry