problem 1: State, with reasons, whether the given statements are true or false.
a) IPRs are negative rights.
b) A sound IPR regime can exist devoid of enforcement mechanisms.
c) Copyright can’t exist in translated works.
d) Patents find out the direction of new research.
e) TRIPS make it obligatory to protect computer software under patents.
f) Can IP valuation be completed quantitatively?
g) Acquisition and maintenance of copyright is costliest among all the kinds of IPRs.
h) WIPO came in existence with the Paris Convention in the year1883.
i) Who admisters TRIPS.
j) What is the Primary authorization of WIPO?
problem 2: Describe with appropriate models the given statement:
“IP is a dynamic area”.
problem 3: Trace the framework existing in India for IPR protection and Prosecution.
problem 4: Compare the industrial property rights with copyright.
problem 5: Describe in short the role of copyright and related rights in different allied industries. What are the challenges faced by such industries concerning copyright protection?
problem 6: What do you mean by the term patent mapping? What is the role of Internet in the patent mapping? How can it help in the knowledge economy?
problem 7: Why civil procedures are favored over criminal procedures as remedies against IPR infringement? What is the role of technological enforcement measures in the IPR protection?
problem 8: describe WIPO’s role in IPR dispute settlement procedures.
problem 9: describe the five basic trading principles underlying the WTO agreements.