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Intellectual Property Rights (I.P.R.) in India covers
1. Patents
2. Copyrights
3. Trademarks
4. All of the above

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : All of the above

The correct answer is All of the above.

  • IPR is a general term covering patents, copyright, trademark, industrial designs, geographical indications, protection of layout design of integrated circuits.

  • India has laws covering various areas of Intellectual Property as enumerated herein below:
    • Trade Marks
    • Patents
    • Copyrights and Related Rights
    • Industrial Designs
    • Geographical Indications
    • Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits
    • Plant Varieties
    • Information Technology and Cybercrimes
    • Data Protection

  • Following acts deal with the protection of intellectual property:
    • Trade Marks Act, 1999
    • The Patents Act, 1970 (as amended in 2005)
    • The Copyright Act, 1957
    • The Designs Act, 2000
    • The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999
    • The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout Design Act, 2000
    • The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Right Act, 2001
    • The Information Technology Act, 2000

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