Indian Economy

E-filing of Copyright in India:

A copyright is essentially a right not to copy someone’s work. A copyright gives the owner of the subject an exclusive right over his work. If a work is protected by copyright, no one can imitate, copy or reproduce the original work in any other way.   The register of the Registrar of Copyrights is divided into 6 categories: PART – 1: Literary works other than computer Programs PART – 2: Musical Works PART – 3: Artistic Works PART –…

Trademark e-filing in India:

India was placed second from Bottom out of 38 countries, in the US Chamber of Commerce’s International Intellectual Property Index. While Prime Minister Modi is keen on strengthening India’s intellectual property environment, the report stated that Indian law does not provide adequate enforcement mechanisms to effectively combat online piracy. A trademark is anything that customers identify the brand by, whether a word, logo, sound, graphic or even a color combination. While registration is not necessary, it gives one the indispensable benefits. Trademark can…

A FAR REACHING FINANCIAL INCLUSION PROGRAM (JAN DHAN YOJANA )

How can a country develop if a larger chunk of its population is left behind? If a greater portion of its masses still remains unbanked? In order to justify the title ‘developing country’ financial inclusion is a must for India. Through the years, the government of India and Reserve bank of India have taken various measures to achieve the goal of financial inclusion. The PRADHAN MANTRI JAN DHAN YOJANA is perhaps the largest financial inclusion drive in the world, and…