problem 1: What do you mean by the term patent? What role do patents play in day by day life?
problem 2: What is an infringement? Describe the issues included with compulsory licensing with reference to technological advancement of a country.
problem 3: Discuss in brief the scope of industrial property. What do you understand by the term national treatment with reference to the Paris Convention?
problem 4: Discuss the benefits of PCT for the applicant, the patent offices and general public.
problem 5: What are the advantages of PLT? How PLT helps in avoiding the loss of rights of applicants?
problem 6: What criteria should an invention satisfy for it to be granted a patent?
problem 7: describe the three main features of TRIPS agreement.
problem 8: The TRIPS agreement gives tough but fair enforcement measures. Comment on it.
problem 9: What is the difference between an industrial design and a trade mark or Patent?
problem 10: What are the advantages of protecting an industrial design?
problem 11: What is meant by the term uniformity, distinctness and stability of a variety?
problem 12: When are the breeder’s rights cancelled?
problem 13: Can plants or animals be patented? Describe with illustrations.
problem 14: What are the conditions to qualify for the status of international depository authority?
problem 15: Gene-based inventions include materials which already exist in nature and thus are only discovered and not invented. Comment.