Practice Multiple choice Questions on Patents, Trademarks, infringement, copyright, designs, brands and other aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).
Ques. Intellectual Property rights are an important aspect in international trade. Which of the following is covered under IPR ?
(c) All of these
Ques. On a school computer, Jamie learned how to copy programs. A classmate asked her to copy a program for his home use. Her most ethical response would be which of the following?
(a) I’ll copy it, but you have to promise not to tell anyone.
(b) I don’t know how to copy disks.
(c) I can’t copy it because it will break copyright laws.
(d) I’ll copy it for you, but you can’t copy it for anyone else.
Ques. Can a lecture delivered by academician be reported in a newspaper?
(c) Yes with permission
Ques. Which of the following is not the infringement of copyright?
(a) Copy the software to another computer by educational institution
(b) Copy the software to another computer by company
(c) Copy the software to another computer
(d) To make backup copies
Ques. Patent can be granted for ………?
(c) both product and process
Ques. Government may order the non-advertisement of any patent application in the case of invention related to __
(a) Information technology
(d) Defense technology
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Ques. If owner of copyright work ……….. the copyright board will grant compulsory licence.
(a) Refused to assign copyright to other person
(b) Refused to republish
(c) Refused to pay tax to the government
Ques. Assignment can be made even in respect of work which …
(a) Prepared but not published
(b) Has not yet came into existence
(c) Is published
Ques. Appeal from the order of registrar of the copyright lies before …
(a) High Court
(b) Central Govt
(c) Copyright Board
(d) Supreme Court
Ques. Patent Act is passed by …
(a) State Government
(b) Central / Federal Government
Ques. International copyright is governed by the __
(a) Paris Convention
(c) Berne Convention
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Ques. Can lecture delivered in the classroom be copyrighted ?
(b) Occasionally with conditions
Ques. Patent for the __ is prohibited.
(a) Traditional knowledge
(c) Atomic energy
(d) Junk food
Ques. The jurisdiction of registrar of trademark for the purpose of application of trademark be decided on __
(a) Place of residence
(b) Principal place of business
(c) As per the registrar will
(d) As per applicants will
Ques. A design can be also registered under __
(a) Trademark Act
(b) Patent Act
(c) Geographical Indication Act
(d) Copyright Act
Ques. IPR Complete specification gives __
(a) Full description of claim only
(b) Full description of royalty
(c) Full description of invention
(d) Full description of application
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Ques. Use of patented invention by a person other than a patentee constitutes __
(a) Infringement of patent rights of patentee
(c) Advertisement of patent
(d) Co-Operation to patentee
Ques. Copyright is granted for ………
(a) Original trademark
(b) Original research product
(c) Original musical work
(d) Original ideas
Ques. Which of the following is the right conferred to the patentee ?
(a) Right to exploit patent
(b) Right to expand patent
(c) Right not to work out patent
(d) Right to oppose compulsory licence
Ques. Adaptation in relation to an artistic work means …
(a) Conversion of the work into a patent
(b) Conversion of the work into a trademark
(c) Conversion of the work into a design
(d) Conversion of the work into a dramatic work by way of performance in public or otherwise
Ques. Registration of the trademark is a …………evidence of the validity of the trademark in all legal proceedings.
(d) Prima facie
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Ques. What can be copyrighted in law reports for judgements and orders of the court?
(a) Head notes
(b) What reports as a whole
Ques. In the case of infringement of patent the court may award ……….
(a) Damages or account of profits
(b) Account of profits with mental agony
(c) Damages and account of profits
(d) Damages with mental agony
Ques. Remix of old songs with different music composition (remix) is …
(a) Infringement in some cases
(b) Not infringement of copyright
(c) Infringement of copyright
(d) None of these
Ques. A provisional specification is filed to fix the __
(a) Expiry date of patent
(b) Assignment of patent
(c) Term of the patent
(d) Priority date of patent
Ques. The …………….. is granted in the case of substances which are not food items or drugs as such, but are capable of being used as food and drugs.
(a) Conditional license
(b) Licenses of marketing
(c) Licenses of rights
(d) Compulsory license
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Ques. __ is the first owner of a Book’s copyright.
(d) Printing press owner
Ques. A mark which is devoid of distinctness are ……
(a) Not register-able
(b) Register-able under patent act
(c) Register-able under copyright act
Ques. The first obligation of the patent holder is he __
(a) Can deal with patent as per his will
(b) Can use the patent
(c) Has to advertise the patent in daily news paper
(d) Must work out the patent
Ques. Can an assignee sue an assignor for infringement of copyright?
Ques. Can judgement or order of court be copyrighted ?
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Ques. The assignment and licenses for the copyright can be registered with __
(a) Registrar of Copyright
(b) Controller of Copyright
Ques. Which of the following cannot be pleaded in infringement of trademark?
(a) Intentional infringement
(b) Innocent infringement
Ques. Copyright is a __
(a) creation by person of efforts, intellectual and capital
(b) creation by person of the efforts only
(c) creation by negligence of a person
(d) creation by the mental status of a person
Ques. Who has to apply before registrar to be a registered user of trademark ?
(a) Those who are the proprietor of trademark
(b) Proprietor of trademark and the other person who want to be a registered user hast to jointly apply.
(c) Those who want to be a registered user
Ques. Which of the following can be exercised by the government in the case of the non working of the panted?
(a) Surrender compulsory
(c) Govt. file a suit
(d) Compulsory licence
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Ques. Which of the following is not patent-able?
(a) which involves inventive steps
(b) Product which is used for medical treatment of human beings & animals
(c) Process of medical treatment of human beings & animals
(d) None of these
Ques. Can genuine abridgment of a literary work subject of copyright ?
Ques. In the case of copyright the compulsory licence will be granted by __
(b) State Government
(c) Copyright Board
Ques. Whose grant require before altering anything in the original from of a book ?
Ques. In the case of infringement of patent rights patentee can institute ……………. in competent court.
(a) Criminal complaint
(b) both civil suit and criminal complain
(c) Civil suit
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Ques. Copyright registrar and copyright board are __ authority.
(a) Non Judicial
(d) Quasi Judicial
Ques. The registered user can institute proceedings for infringement in his own name against …
(a) Proprietor of trademark
(b) Both third party and proprietor of trademark
(c) Third party
Ques. Which of the following can not be copyrighted ?
(a) Artistic work
(b) Practical use
(c) Film work
(d) Musical work
Ques. Process for obtaining some product which is different and new from the previous one can be __
(b) Registered under trademark act
(c) Registered under design act
Ques. Which of the following must be there for patent-able invention?
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Ques. The mark granted by the authority granting the certificate of quality and standard is called ………
(a) Service Mark
(b) Additional Trademark
(c) Quality Mark
(d) Certification Mark
Ques. Only the process patents granted in case of ……..
(b) Process of treatment of human beings & animals
(c) Both drug and food
Ques. Copyright Act firstly introduced in which year and in which country ?
(a) 1852 – America
(b) 1705 – India
(c) 1857 – Germany
(d) 1709 – England
Ques. Assignment of patent means transfer of __ in the patent by the patent holder in favour of another.
Ques. The mark which is registered in the name of association is called …
(a) Simple Trademark
(b) Associated Trademark
(c) Collective Mark
(d) Service Mark
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Ques. Who is the true and first inventor ?
(a) who convert the ideas in to working invention
(b) who publish their ideas first in the journals
(c) who communicates idea to other at first
(d) who communicates and ideas to registrar of the patent
Ques. An unregistered trademark is called __
(a) Trade Symbol
(c) Common Law Mark
(d) Registered Trade Mark
Ques. Why patent is granted ?
(a) To encourage inventors
(b) To encourage labour
(c) To develop country
(d) To encourage investors
Ques. Which of the following is the absolute ground for refusal of registration of trademark?
(b) Collective marks
(c) Mark is become customary in current language
(d) Non obvious mark
Ques. The employee can not apply for patent if he is specifically employed for __
(b) Clerical work
(c) Surveillance of research
(d) Research and development
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Ques. Proprietor of which trademark shall not be entitled to institute any proceeding to prevent or to recover damages for the infringement ?
(a) Registered Trademark
(d) Unregistered Trademark
Ques. Complaints regarding trademarks are treated in __
(a) Arbitration Through
(b) Civil Court
(c) Criminal Complaint
Ques. Who can sue for infringement of trademark?
(a) Unregistered trademark owner
(b) State Govt. on behalf of owner
(c) Registered trademark owner only
(d) Central Govt. on behalf of owner
Ques. Trademarks identifies __
(a) Consumer and it’s origin
(b) Registrar and controller
(c) Product and its it’s origin
(d) Product and consumer
Ques. Registered user join the registered proprietor of trademark as …………… in the suit against the infringement against third party.
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Ques. Application for patent by employee can be determined by ………….
(a) Social relationship
(b) Personal relationship
(c) Contractual relationship
(d) Fiduciary relationship
Ques. The remedy available for the protection of registered trademark is ………..
(a) Criminal Proceeding
(b) Civil Remedy
(c) Administrative Remedies
(d) All of these
Ques. The act / law regarding patent, trademark and copyright is known as ….
(a) Intellectual Property Act
(b) Licence Act
(c) Trademark Act
(d) Contract Act
Ques. The purpose of filing a specification is to make available the invention to __
(b) None of these
Ques. In patent application the novelty of an invention is tested with reference to the existing state of knowledge on __
(a) Date of priority
(b) Date of application
(c) Date of expiry of patent
(d) Date of filling complete specification
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Ques. Registration of trademark is made for __
(a) 3 years
(b) Life time
(c) 5 years
(d) 10 Years
Ques. The main essentials of trademark is __
(a) Easy to pronounce
(b) Invented word
(d) It should be short
Ques. A complete specification once filed is __
(b) Not absolute
Ques. IPR stands for?
(a) Intellectual Property right
(b) International Property right
(c) International Property Reserve
(d) Intelligent Property Ratio
Ques. While comparing two marks which examination is not permissible?
(a) Physical examination
(b) Examination as a whole
(c) Microscopic examination
(d) Packaging examination
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Ques. From the following which right is enjoyed by the patent holder.
(a) Use of patent
(b) Sale of patent
(c) All of these
(d) To put patent as security
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