problem 1: Why do businessmen usually prefer civil suits to criminal suits in cases of infringement of IP?
problem 2: Discuss the economic and social effects of counterfeiting and piracy.
problem 3: How does the Fence Post approach distinct from the Pith and Marrow approach in finding out the scope of the claims in a patent infringement case?
problem 4: What is the test evolved by Holmann J. to decide whether a variant infringes an invention?
problem 5: The infringer might be sent to jail in criminal proceedings and this has large ‘deterrent effect’. Though, civil procedure remains a favorable option with business community. Why? Describe.
problem 6: Describe the general provisions and fundamental principles of TRIPS agreement.
problem 7: State the provisions associated to copyright and related rights and Trademarks under the TRIPS agreements.
problem 8: prepare notes on the following:
a) Protection of undisclosed information.
b) Enforcement of intellectual property rights.
c) Transitional arrangements.
problem 9: What are the general obligations for the enforcement procedures of intellectual property rights? Describe the civil and administrative procedures associated to the enforcement and their remedies.
problem 10: describe the special requirements associated to border measures under TRIPS agreement.
problem 11: Discuss the role of World Customs Organization in combating IPR crime. Describe the efforts made for combating counterfeiting.
problem 12: Describe the role of Interpol in combating IPR crime.
problem 13: Illustrate the civil litigation remedies and describe the criminal remedies for intellectual property infringements.
problem 14: What do you mean by the term mediation? How is the process of mediation conducted and terminated? As well elucidate the role of mediator.
problem 15: What do you mean by the term arbitration agreement? Describe the composition of arbitral tribunal.