Intellectual Property

TDI is an active Research Oriented #Startup

We take strict cognizance of any offence arising out of matter pertaining to our business processes, concepts. Please be advised to adhere following guidelines.

Any infringement of our TradeName, Brand Name , concept ,marketing material, circuits, hardware , software, codes, snippets , Algorithms, database or whatever has/can be considered as inherent nature of our process whether expressly mentioned or implied here in would be strictly dealt with in the Honble’ court of Haridwar ,UK.

TDI is an AI (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning) start up and promotes IP ACT compliance to the extent permissible in law.

PATENT

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • A patent is granted for an invention which is a new product or process involving an inventive step and capable of industrial application.
  • “New invention” means the subject matter has not fallen in public domain or that it does not form part of the state of the art;
  • Inventive step is the feature(s) of the invention that involves technical advance as compared to the existing knowledge or having economic significance or both and that makes the invention not obvious to a person skilled in the art.
  • Capable of Industrial application means that the invention is capable of being made or used in an industry.

MINISTRY/ OFFICE ADMINISTERING THE PATENT

  • Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks
  • Concerned IP Act:
  • The Patents Act, 1970 (as amended in 2005)

DESIGN

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • A design refers only to the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornamentation, composition of colour or line or a combination thereof, applied to any article, whether two or three dimensional or in both forms by any industrial process or means which, in the finished article, appeal to and are judged solely by the eye.

MINISTRY ADMINISTERING DESIGN

  • Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks
  • Concerned IP Act:  Designs Act 2000

TRADEMARK

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • A trademark means a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings.
  • A trademark can be a sign, words, letters, numbers, drawings, pictures, emblem, colours or combination of colours, shape of goods, graphic representation or packaging or sound or any combination of the above as applied to goods or services.

MINISTRY/ OFFICE ADMINISTERING THE TRADEMARK

  • Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks
  • Concerned IP Act: Trade Marks Act 1999 (as amended in 2010)

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • A geographical indication identifies agricultural or natural or manufactured goods as originating or manufactured in the territory of a country or region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristics of such goods is essentially attributable to its geographical origin and, in case where such goods are manufactured goods, one of the activities of either the production or processing or preparation of the goods concerned takes place in such territory, region, or locality, as the case may be.

MINISTRY/ OFFICE ADMINISTERING THE GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

  • Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks
  • Concerned IP Act: The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999

COPYRIGHT

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. In fact, it is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work.

MINISTRY ADMINISTERING COPYRIGHT

  • Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Registrar of Copyrights
  • Concerned IP Act: The Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended). It has been revised latest in 2012 to conform to WIPO internet treaties

SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS LAYOUT-DESIGN

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • The aim is to provide protection of Intellectual Property Right (IPR) in the area of Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Layout-Designs and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

MINISTRY ADMINISTERING THE SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS LAYOUT-DESIGN

  • Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Registry
  • Concerned IP Act: Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000

PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION AND FARMER’S RIGHTS

DEFINITION AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • Protection granted for plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants.

MINISTRY/ AUTHORITY ADMINISTERING THE PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION IPR

  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers’ Rights Authority
  • Concerned IP Act: The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights (PPV&FR) Act, 2001

Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property. India is also a member of World Intellectual Property Organization, a body responsible for the promotion of the protection of IPRs throughout the world.

India is also a member of the following important WIPO-administered International Treaties and Conventions relating to IPRs:

  • Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
  • Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
  • Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks- Madrid Protocol
  • Washington Treaty on Intellectual Property in respect of Integrated Circuits
  • Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
  • Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
  • Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities
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