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Is FDI a Four-Letter Word for India?

Is FDI a Four-Letter Word for India?

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India’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) recently released numbers purporting strong international investment in the country’s pharmaceutical sector. The data, which provides a snapshot of the foreign direct investment (FDI) India attracted between April and June of this year, is layered thick with innuendo that recent patent revocations and denials during the same time period have had little effect on India’s investment climate.

INDIA: International Outlier on IP

INDIA: International Outlier on IP

020797_GIPC_India_Outlier_226x288pxRecent policy, regulatory, and legal decisions have deteriorated IP rights in the country, making India an outlier in the international community. The purpose of the review, India: The International Outlier on IP, is to provide a succinct and evidence-based analysis of the consequences of India’s poor IP environment.

India: Strengthen IP or Miss Opportunity

India: Strengthen IP or Miss Opportunity

India’s dedication to innovation was called into question today at an event hosted by the GIPC. At the event, Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and John Larson (D-CT) expanded on the comments made in their letter to President Obama expressing concern over the deteriorating intellectual property system in India. In fact, Reps. Paulsen and Larson represent a broader congressional concern of the potential investment and trade consequences Indian industrialist policy is posing to American innovators, industry, and the economy: