The Protection and Utilization of Public Funded Intellectual Property Bill, 2008: A Critique in the Light of India's Innovation Environment

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 19-34, January 2010

16 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2010 Last revised: 25 May 2014

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Mrinalini Kochupillai

Technical University of Munich; Technical University of Munich, Chair of Business Ethics and Global Governance

Date Written: October 7, 2009

Abstract

The article critically reviews the stated objectives and provisions of the proposed Indian Protection and Utilization of Public Funded Intellectual Property Bill, 2008. It seeks to determining the impact the Bill, if enacted, might have on the innovation environment in India and comes to the conclusion that the Bill may be premature in the current Indian Innovation environment. Methodology adopted includes legal, statistical and comparative analysis and interviews. Relevant Indian policies and regulations aimed at promoting intellectual property creation, protection and commercialization have also been studied.

Keywords: Bayh-Dole, Public Funded Intellectual Property Bill, innovation, technology transfer, government funded research, intellectual property rights, patents

Suggested Citation

Kochupillai, Mrinalini and Kochupillai, Mrinalini, The Protection and Utilization of Public Funded Intellectual Property Bill, 2008: A Critique in the Light of India's Innovation Environment (October 7, 2009). Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 19-34, January 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1540166

Mrinalini Kochupillai (Contact Author)

Technical University of Munich, Chair of Business Ethics and Global Governance ( email )

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Munich, DE 80333
Germany

Technical University of Munich ( email )

Chair of Business Ethics and Global Goverance
Arcisstr. 21
Munich, Bavaria 80333
Germany

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