The union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles, Shri Anand Sharma inaugurated the National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (NIIPM) building at Nagpur on the 21st of July, 2012 and named it the “Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management” .
The primary objective appears to be to train professionals to deal with the recent surge in patent applications in India. There was also an announcement of the decision to establish the India Intellectual Property Foundation, which the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) will set up in collaboration with CII and WIPO at NIIPM, Nagpur.
The Press Information Bureau has a notification up on its websites, available here.
(Hat tip to Onkar Singh for sending us this link)
Tags: IP Education