R Tiwari1, G Tiwari1, AK Rai1, Birendra Srivastawa2
1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology, Kalpi Road, Bhauti, Kanpur – 208 020, Uttar Pradesh, India.
2School of Pharmaceutical Science, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India.
The World Trade Organization’s agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights set global minimum standards for the protection of intellectual property, substantially increasing and expanding intellectual property rights, and generated clear gains for the pharmaceutical industry and the developed world. The present review elaborates all aspects of Intellectual Property Rights in detail, along with their protection criteria.
Keywords: Copyright, geographical indication, industrial design rights, infringement, patents, trade secrets, trademark, utility model.