Discussion Forum on IPR issues to have wider consultation
A discussion Forum on IPR issues has been set up in the Department of Industrial Policy and promotion (DIPP)s Website at www.dipp.nic.in with a view to have wider consultation on all IPR issues particularly those which are discussed in the meetings of WIPO. Individuals, Organizations, Stakeholders and other interested parties are invited to post their comments on the issues identified in the discussion forum.
The DIPP administers the Patents Act, 1970, The Trade Marks Act 1999, The Designs Act, 2000 and the Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999. DIPP is also the nodal Department in the government of India for matters concerning World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations for the matters related to Intellectual Property.