problem 1: Discuss the rationale behind the concept of intellectual property. What are the underlying premises of the global IP regime?
problem 2: Describe the Appeal Mechanism accessible in India in relation to IPRs.
problem 3: What do you mean by the term Domain Name? How do domain name disputes occur? What role does WIPO play in the resolution of domain name disputes?
problem 4: What do you mean by the term ‘idea – expression dichotomy’ in IP?
problem 5: Demonstrate computer software industry in relation to its impact on the intellectual property.
problem 6: Discuss the role trademarks play the macro-economic context?
problem 7: Why is valuation of intangible assets essential? How are intangible assets valued?
problem 8: What is the mission of the WIPO? How have WIPO actions expanded over the years? Describe the present actions of the WIPO.
problem 9: How does the present IP system strike a balance between the rights of an inventor and the rights of other individuals and the Society in general?
problem 10: Describe the issues thrown up before the IP regime due to the emergence of biotechnology as an area seeing fast scientific and technological development.
problem 11: How does patent system contribute to technology development?
problem 12: prepare a short note on the following:
a) Technological measures to enforce IPRs.
b) International organizations active in IPR enforcement.
problem 13: Illustrate the role and initiatives of the WIPO in enforcement of IPR and resolution of disputes.
problem 14: What do you mean by the WTO? How is it distinct from its predecessor GATT? Discuss fundamental trading principles which are the bed-rock of all WTO agreements.
problem 15: How will autonomy and financial independence help an IPO, considering has to function in the policy framework given by the national? Why cannot an IPO be totally free of government’s control?