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  • US removes Pakistan from intellectual property shame list; India, China stay

    The Obama administration on Wednesday kept China, Russia and India on its annual list of countries with the worst records of preventing the theft of intellectual property, while a number of steps taken in this direction cleared Pakistan's path to be removed from the list...

    India stays on the highest priority watch list due to lack of measurable improvements to its intellectual property legal framework, despite stepped up enforcement...

  • Workshop on intellectual property rights

    SARGODHA: Pakistan Science Foundation Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf appreciated the contribution of the University of Sargodha (UoS) to science and technology...

    He was addressing a one-day workshop on intellectual property rights organised by the Pakistan Science Foundation and the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (ORIC) of the UoS on Friday...

  • Donald Trump sends tough signal to China on unfair intellectual property practices

    WASHINGTON: The United States in effect served notice on China on Monday by opening an investigation into unfair trade practices focused on intellectual property (IP) and advanced technology...

    A 2017 report of the US’s IP Commission on “The Theft of American Intellectual Property” estimated that in 2015 “anywhere from US$58 billion to US$118 billion of counterfeit and pirated tangible goods may have entered the United States”... ...

  • ‘Intellectual property rights important for innovation’

    ISLAMABAD: The protection of intellectual property is important for the growth of businesses and technology can improve the lives of millions, but only if legal protection against piracy is provided, the economic counsellor at the United States embassy said on Wednesday...

    Robert Garverick was speaking at a seminar held on World Intellectual Property Day, organised by the Intellectual Property Organisation – Pakistan (IPO) with...

  • MoU signed to protect intellectual property rights

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Intellectual Property Organ­i­sation of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to enforce intellectual property rights in order to facilitate businesses, promote foreign investment and mobilise greater resources...

    “The signing of this MoU is a significant development as it allows the FBR to use data maintained by IPO-Pakistan to crackdown on...

  • Protecting ideas: intellectual property rights

    With improved business environment, foreign investors are showing a keen interest in Pakistan as 105,109 applications have been received since 2013 for their intellectual property rights registration...

    Once an intellectual property right (IPR) is registered at home, then it should be registered in the country of export as well...

  • China's Xi vows to better protect intellectual property

    China's President Xi Jinping told Spanish lawmakers on Wednesday his country would boost protection of intellectual property ahead of a G20 meeting where he faces a trade showdown with the United States...

    Xi is due to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at the gathering in Argentina this week, with Washington threatening to ramp up a trade war with Beijing if it doesn't allay US concerns over intellectual property theft and China's...

  • Chinese top court to handle intellectual property appeals

    BEIJING: China’s top court will rule on intellectual property cases for the first time from Jan 1, the government said, elevating the handling of an issue that has become a key complaint in the trade war with the US...

    The United States, along with the European Union, has long complained about lax enforcement of intellectual property rights in China...

  • US keeps China, Pakistan and India on intellectual rights watch list

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday kept China and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights (IPR), hurting the economy...

    The other countries on the Priority Watch List were Argentina, Algeria, Chile, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, Thailand and Venezuela...

  • Protection of life, property to be ensured, says Buzdar

    LAHORE: Protection of life and property of the citizens is the prime responsibility of the state and the government will perform this duty at all costs...

    He said Pakistan belongs to “all of us and we would take every possible step to protect the life and property of the people, besides ensuring peace in society...

  • Tando Adam man with intellectual disability killed on accusation of blasphemy

    A man with an intellectual disability, who had earlier been sentenced under a blasphemy charge but later acquitted due to his condition, was killed in Tando Adam on Friday, police said...

    Talking to media persons, SSP Dr Farrukh Lanjhar said the victim was under the trial of blasphemy charges and was released on a bail in the light of a medical report which declared him intellectual disable...

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