New Delhi: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Saturday, in the field of Intellectual Property Cooperation with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office, Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Kingdom of Denmark.
Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Secretary, DPIIT and Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark were present at the signing ceremony.
The MoU aims at increasing IP co-operation between the two countries. The two sides will draw up Biennial Work Plan to implement the MoU which will include the detailed planning for carrying out of the co-operation activities, including the scope of action.
The MoU focuses on fostering a mutually beneficial partnership especially in terms of sharing of best practices.
It will be a landmark step forward in India’s journey towards becoming a major player in global innovation and further the objectives of National IPR Policy, 2016.