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Intellectual Property Rights Questions

CSIR UGC NET exam

Practice Multiple choice Questions on Patents, Trademarks, infringement, copyright, designs, brands and other aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

IPR Objective Questions

Question 1
Registration of the trademark is a …………evidence of the validity of the trademark in all legal proceedings.
A
Prima facie
B
No
C
Conclusive
D
Secondary
Question 2
In the case of infringement of patent rights patentee can institute ……………. in competent court.
A
both civil suit and criminal complain
B
None of these
C
Civil suit
D
Criminal complaint
Question 3
The jurisdiction of registrar of trademark for the purpose of application of trademark be decided on ……
A
Principal place of business
B
Place of residence
C
As per applicants will
D
As per the registrar will
Question 4
Can genuine abridgement of a literary work subject of copyright ?
A
Occasionally
B
No
C
None of them
D
Yes
Question 5
Trademarks identifies………….
A
Consumer and it’s origin
B
Product and consumer
C
Product and its it’s origin
D
Registrar and controller
Question 6
While comparing two marks which examination is not permissible?

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A
Examination as a whole
B
Physical examination
C
Microscopic examination
D
Packaging examination
Question 7
……… may use the invention for govt. purpose after filing the application for the patent
A
Central Govt.
B
Charitable Trust
C
NGO
D
State Govt.
Question 8
If owner of copyright work ……….. the copyright board will grant compulsory licence.

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A
Refused to pay tax to the government
B
Refused to republish
C
Refused to assign copyright to other person
Question 9
The main essentials of trademark is ……
A
Distinctiveness
B
It should be short
C
Invented word
D
Easy to pronounce
Question 10
Which of the following is not the infringement of copyright?
A
Copy the software to another computer
B
To make back up copies
C
Copy the software to another computer by company
D
Copy the software to another computer by educational institution
Question 11
Patent for the ……………is prohibited.
A
Traditional knowledge
B
Atomic energy
C
Arms
D
Junk food
Question 12
The patent infringer is not liable to be prosecuted in any………………
A
Criminal Court
B
District Court
C
High Court
D
Civil Court
Question 13
Only the process patents granted in case of ……..

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A
Process of treatment of human beings & animals
B
Drug
C
Both drug and food
D
Food
Question 14
The purpose of filing a specification is to make available the invention to ……
A
None of above
B
Government
C
Public
D
Registrar
Question 15
In the case of invention used by central govt. the compensation will be decided by ……… on a reference made to it under sec. 103 of the act
A
Session Court
B
Supreme Court
C
Metropolitan Court
D
High Court
Question 16
Sec. 37 of copyright act 1994 gives the broadcasting organisation the right known as …
A
Musical rights
B
Broadcasting reproduction rights
C
Production rights
Question 17
Registration of trademark is made for ...

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A
5 years
B
3 years
C
Life time
D
10 Years
Question 18
Who is the true and first inventor ?
A
Who convert the ideas in to working invention
B
Who communicates and ideas to registrar of the patent
C
Who publish their ideas first in the journals
D
Who communicates idea to other at first
Question 19
Use of patented invention by a person other than a patentee constitutes………
A
Advertisement of patent
B
Anticipation
C
Co-Operation to patentee
D
Infringement of patent rights of patentee
Question 20
A complete specification once filed is ……………

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A
Indemnity
B
Contract
C
Not absolute
D
Absolute
Question 21
Can a lecture delivered by academician be reported in a newspaper?
A
Yes with permission
B
No
C
Yes
Question 22
Copyright Act firstly introduced in which year and in which country ?
A
1705 - India
B
1852 – America
C
1857 – Germany
D
1709 – England
Question 23
Joint co-owner can not by himself grant any licence or assign the patent in full or in part to any other person without the consent of ………………
A
Central Govt.
B
Licencee
C
Co-Owners
D
Registrar
Question 24
Which of the following can not be copyrighted ?
A
Practical use
B
Musical work
C
Artistic work
D
Film
Question 25
Can lecture delivered in the classroom be copyrighted ?
A
Yes
B
No
C
Occasionally with conditions
D
None
Question 26
The first obligation of the patent holder is he……….
A
Can deal with patent as per his will
B
Must work out the patent
C
Has to advertise the patent in daily news paper
D
Can use the patent
Question 27
The mark granted by the authority granting the certificate of quality and standard is called ………

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A
Service Mark
B
Additional Trademark
C
Certification Mark
D
Quality Mark
Question 28
Which of the following is the right conferred to the patentee ?
A
Right to oppose compulsory licence
B
Right to expand patent
C
Right to exploit patent
D
Right not to work out patent
Question 29
Patent Act is passed by ...
A
Stage Government
B
Central Government
Question 30
Assignment of patent means transfer of ………… in the patent by the patent holder in favour of another.
A
Title
B
Ideas
C
Goods
D
Interest
Question 31
IPR Complete specification gives …….
A
Full description of invention
B
Full description of claim only
C
Full description of royalty
D
Full description of application
Question 32
An unregistered trademark is called ……….
A
Registered Trade Mark
B
Common Law Mark
C
Symbol
D
Trade Symbol
Question 33
A provisional specification is filed to fix the …..

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A
Term of the patent
B
Priority date of patent
C
Expiry date of patent
D
Assignment of patent
Question 34
Which of the following is not patent-able?
A
Process of medical treatment of human beings & animals
B
Product which is used for medical treatment of human beings & animals
C
None of these
D
which involves inventive steps
Question 35
Who can sue for infringement of trademark?
A
Unregistered trademark owner
B
Registered trademark owner only
C
Central Govt. on behalf of owner
D
State Govt. on behalf of owner
Question 36
Which of the restricted use of a patented invention permissible under the law?

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A
Personal use by any person
B
Instruction to pupils
C
Use by any company
D
Use by any trust
Question 37
Process for obtaining some product which is different and new from the previous one can be …………..
A
Copyrighted
B
Registered under design act
C
Patented
D
Registered under trademark act
Question 38
Adaptation in relation to an artistic work means …
A
Conversion of the work into a patent
B
Conversion of the work into a dramatic work by way of performance in public or otherwise
C
Conversion of the work into a design
D
Conversion of the work into a trademark
Question 39
The purpose of the trademark amendment act 1999 was ……
A
To register associated mark
B
To grant trademarks to services also
C
To register collective marks also
D
To grant trademark to ideas also
Question 40
Can an assignee sue an assignor for infringement of copyright ?

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A
Yes
B
No
Question 41
The remedy available for the protection of registered trademark is ………..
A
All of these
B
Administrative Remedies
C
Criminal Proceeding
D
Civil Remedy
Question 42
………. is the first owner of a Book's copyright.
A
Translator
B
Publisher
C
Author
D
Printing press owner
Question 43
Which of the following must be there for patent-able invention?
A
Newness
B
Obvious
C
Resemblance
D
Patented
Question 44
Application for patent by employee can be determined by ………….
A
Personal relationship
B
Social relationship
C
Feduciary relationship
D
Contractual relationship
Question 45
Which of the following is the absolute ground for refusal of registration of trademark?
A
Non obvious mark
B
Collective marks
C
Mark is become customary in current language
D
Distinctiveness
Question 46
Remix of old songs with different music composition (remix) is …
A
None of these
B
Not infringement of copyright
C
Infringement of copyright
D
Infringement in some cases
Question 47
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
Compulsory licence
B
Conditional licence
C
Licences of rights
D
Licences of marketing
Question 48
Registered user join the registered proprietor of trademark as …………… in the suit against the infringement against third party.
A
Plaintiff
B
Defendant
C
Appellant
D
Caviater
Question 49
The employee can not apply for patent if he is specifically employed for…………….
A
Surveillance of research
B
Clerical work
C
Research and development
D
Management
Question 50
Which of the following can be exercised by the government in the case of the non working of the panted?
A
Assignment
B
Surrender compulsory
C
Govt. file a suit
D
Compulsory licence
Question 51
The registered user can institute proceedings for infringement in his own name against …
A
Both third party and proprietor of trademark
B
Third party
C
Proprietor of trademark
D
None of these
Question 52
Govt. may ordered the non-advertisement of any patent application in the case of invention related to …….
A
Drug
B
Defense technology
C
Food
D
Information technology
Question 53
The design can be also registered under … company law books
A
Geographical Indication Act
B
Patent Act
C
Trademark Act
D
Copyright Act
Question 54
From the following which right is enjoyed by the patent holder.
A
To put patent as security
B
Sale of patent
C
All of these
D
Use of patent
Question 55
Copyright is granted for ………

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A
Original ideas
B
Original musical work
C
Original research product
D
Original trademark
Question 56
The mark which is registered in the name of association is called …
A
Collective Mark
B
Service Mark
C
Simple Trademark
D
Associated Trademark
Question 57
In the case of copyright the compulsory licence will be granted by ……
A
Copyright Board
B
Registrar of Copyright
C
Central Govt.
D
State Govt.
Question 58
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
Question 59
The statutory authority under the trade and merchandise mark act 1958 is ……….
A
The registrar of trademark
B
Examiner of trade mark
C
Controller general of patent design and trademark
D
Deputy registrar of trade mark
Question 60
In the case of infringement of patent the court may award ……….

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A
Damages and account of profits
B
Damages or account of profits
C
Account of profits with mental agony
D
Damages with mental agony
Question 61
Which of the following cannot be pleaded in infringement of trademark?
A
Innocent infringement
B
Intentional infringement
Question 62
In India the first copyright act was passed in …

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A
1914
B
1952
C
1965
D
1926
Question 63
Whose grant require before altering anything in the original from of a book ?
A
Owner
B
Writer
Question 64
The act regarding patent, trademark and copyright is known as ....
A
Intellectual Property Act
B
Licence Act
C
Trademark Act
D
Contract Act
Question 65
Patent can be granted for ………?
A
both product and process
B
ideas
C
product
D
process
Question 66
Why patent is granted ?
A
To encourage inventors
B
To develop country
C
To encourage investors
D
To encourage labour
Question 67
Can judgement or order of court be copyrighted ?
A
None of them
B
No
C
Occasionally
D
Yes
Question 68
Appeal from the order of registrar of the copyright lies before …
A
Copyright Board
B
Central Govt
C
Supreme Court
D
High Court
Question 69
Proprietor of which trademark shall not be entitled to institute any proceeding to prevent or to recover damages for the infringement ?

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A
Symbols
B
Numerals
C
Unregistered Trademark
D
Registered Trademark
Question 70
Copyright registrar and copyright board are ……………….. authority.
A
Administrative
B
Quasi Judicial
C
Non Judicial
D
Judicial
Question 71
Copyright is a ....
A
creation by the mental status of a person
B
creation by negligence of a person
C
creation by person of efforts, intellectual and capital
D
creation by person of the efforts only
Question 72
International copyright is governed by the …
A
WTO
B
Paris Convention
C
TRIPS
D
Berne Convention
Question 73
The assignment and licences for the copyright can be registered with …………..
A
Registrar of Copyright
B
Central Govt.
C
Controller of Copyright
D
State Govt.
Question 74
Complaints regarding trademarks are treated in ...
A
Civil Court
B
Arbitration Through
C
Criminal Complaint
Question 75
What can be copyrighted in law reports for judgements and orders of the court?
A
What reports as a whole
B
Head notes
Question 76
In patent application the novelty of an invention is tested with reference to the existing state of knowledge on …………..
A
Date of filling complete specification
B
Date of priority
C
Date of expiry of patent
D
Date of application
Question 77
A mark which is devoid of distinctness are ……
A
Register-able under copyright act
B
Register-able under patent act
C
Register-able
D
Not register-able
Question 78
Who has to apply before registrar to be a registered user of trademark ?
A
Those who want to be a registered user
B
Those who are the proprietor of trademark
C
Proprietor of trademark and the other person who want to be a registered user hast to jointly apply.
D
None of above
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