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February 3, 2020, 3:39 pm

What is a Patent?A patent is an exclusive right for an invention that could be a product or a process. Only the person who has got the patent registered has the right to use the invention for a limited period.[1] Products in the form of ball pen, the telephone, and the electronic iron come under the ambit of 'inventions%2...Read More

November 26, 2019, 11:06 am

Introduction:Indian Cinema is as diverse as the land from which it evolves, with around 1600 movies screened every year in different languages. Since its inception in the late 1890s, Indian Cinema has traveled expeditiously and so has the new age technology, wherein online piracy co-exists and strangles the exclusive rights o...Read More

November 20, 2019, 3:20 pm

This article attempts to unveil the difference between awareness and understanding vis-à-vis Intellectual Property; the evidentiary gap between awareness and understanding leading to confusion and misinformation; heterogeneous reasons pointing out the lack of understanding amongst people and the comprehensive ways to overcome this stigma.The knowledge society that we live in today has...Read More

October 15, 2019, 3:28 pm

Air New Zealand’s Attempt of Trademarking “Kia Ora” Under FireAir New Zealand’s attempt of registering a logo of the Maori phrase “kia ora” as their trademark, has come under fire. Maori (also known as “te reo”) is a language spoken by the indigenous Maori community in New Zealand. “Kia ...Read More

September 9, 2019, 4:00 pm

International Regime of Intellectual Property Laws:Today, trade and commerce in any commodity take place on a global platform. Intellectual property is no exception to this. Therefore before looking at intellectual property and trade, we must first understand the le...Read More

August 28, 2019, 10:20 am

A couple of years back[i], the Indonesian Parliament enacted the new Patent law, with the view to overcoming the loopholes in the existing law and taking it at par with other countries and international standards. This...Read More

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August 22, 2019, 4:59 pm

Apple was granted 60 new Patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the month of July 2019. These 60 newly granted Patents included a vital autonomous vehicle vision system the main purpose of which is to filter out glaring light which generally troubles the vehicle’s navigation system. On the other hand, Apple also bagged a few design patents including Beats Headphones and some more. A Patent application title...Read More

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August 20, 2019, 6:18 pm

1. BACKGROUND1.1 Why was Huawei in the news?Recently, Huawei’s demand for 1 billion USD as a license fee from Verizon Inc...Read More

July 17, 2019, 6:25 pm

The United Kingdom Intellectual property Office (UKIPO), on 26th June 2019, granted a multimedia mark to Japan’s technology giant Toshiba. With this grant, Toshiba has become the first enterprise ever to have been granted a multimedia mark by the UKIPO. The trademark shows several multi-coloured polygons that zoom out representing an Origami and disappearin...Read More

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July 16, 2019, 11:54 am

Introduction:The protection of the intellectual property is playing a very important role in India. In the past two or three decades, a number of changes have been made to IP policy and regulation in India to increase the protection of intellectual property i.e. patent, trademark, copyright, design, and geographical indic...Read More

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July 15, 2019, 4:08 pm

Rumours that a probable foldable surface tablet is to be brought to the market by Microsoft about on 2020 are making the rounds. A novel patent application for the same has been published describing the unique features of a new foldable device. The application reveals the foldable device with a strong focus on the hinge mechanism which is almost similar to that of a Surface Book. The Patent for the same was first filed on 22nd D...Read More

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July 1, 2019, 4:34 pm

The Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti was launched by the defence minister in 2018 the objectives it that the mission aimed at fulfilling are stated below. The event was launched with an objective to foster innovations as well as inventions in the IPR Regime. There were also showcased various inventions by the Defence sector such as by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)%...Read More

June 27, 2019, 4:27 pm

INTRODUCTION: Chinese telecom giant Huawei faced heat from the ongoing trade war between the US and China, as the company has been barred from seeking any patent relief in the domicile of the US. Macro Rubio, US senator for Florida has put forward an amendment in the proposed US Senate legislation for the purpose of disallowing companies from seeking any sort of ...Read More

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June 25, 2019, 2:38 pm

INTRODUCTIONChinese Smartphone maker brand, Xiaomi faced an embarrassment recently as the company was caught copying artwork of artist Peter Tarka, famous for 3D Art. The image copied by Xiaomi was put on their Spanish website to promote their new range of home products. It is understood that Xiaomi has been ...Read More

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June 20, 2019, 12:38 pm

IntroductionTiVo is one of the prominent leaders in the field of broadcast services. It is a digital video recorder capable of recording live TV programs. It was incorporated on August 4, 1997, as "Teleworld, Inc." by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay, veterans of Silicon Graphics and Time Warner's Full Service Network digital...Read More

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