The advancement in e-commerce and e-business has led to an important concern tothe companies and organisations to protect their intellectual property rightsonline. Nowadays, cyber crimes do not only confine itself to fraud, cyberbullying, identity thefts but also infringement of copyrights and trademarks ofvarious business and other organisations.
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Cyber Laws cannot be separated, andonline content must be protected.
Cyberspace is the non-physical domain over which the communication betweencomputers takes place through computer networks. With the growth of technologyevery individual has a right of accessing cyberspace and sharing information.
In cyberspace, sometimes private information is shared by a person who is notthe owner. Hence, privacy is violated. One makes profit from another person'screation. Those rights are protected under IPR.
Patent, Copyright, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Industrial and Layout Designs, Geographical Indications etc. are intellectual property rights. When these rights are …