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Intellectual property is any product of the human intellect that the law protects from unauthorized use by others. Intellectual property is divided into two categories: industrial property, which includes inventions (patents), trademarks, industrial designs, and geographic indications of source: and Copyright, which includes literary and artistic works such as novels, poems, plays, films and musical works etc. According to the TRIPS Agreement, the intellectual property has been classified into-Patents, Industrial Designs, Trade Marks, Copyright, Geographical Indications, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Protection of Undisclosed Information/Trade Secrets. VDR Law Associates is a full service Intellectual Property Law Firm. Our firm has traditionally specialized in copyright, patent and trademark prosecution and litigation. Our area of competence includes Patent Drafting, Patent Prosecution and Infringement Analysis in the fields of Pharmaceuticals, Software, Electronics and Telecommunications. We have an active Litigation Department handling matters related to Patent Infringement, Counterfeiting, Trade mark and Unfair Trade Practices, in various Courts of India. Our members are dedicated to your success by applying rigorous energy, experience, resourcefulness, and in arriving at the solutions to every project we accept." In IT Law sub-menu, contents of first and second para may be replaced with: "The Information Technology Act 2000 (ITA-2000)(IT ACT) is an Act of the Indian Parliament (No. 21 of 2000) notified on October 17, 2000. Information Technology Act 2000 addresses the following issues: Legal Recognition of Electronic Documents, Legal Recognition of Digital Signatures, Offences and Contraventions and Justice Dispensation Systems for Cyber Crimes." In Litigation & Arbitration Practices Law Group sub-menu, third line from bottom may be replaced with: "Import and Export, FEMA".