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June 7, 2019, 5:14 pm

Recently in 2018, the Court of Appeal Judgement (UK) in Unwired Planet v Huawei Court of Appeal brought down various highlights regarding patent licensing further reflecting that it is truly complex in nature. The judgment further threw light on the necessity of negotiating intellectual property licensing in sectors such as technology and telecom in a flexible, transparent, and level p...Read More

May 28, 2019, 6:23 pm

IntroductionIntellectual Property Rights (IPR) of all types including patents have territorial jurisdiction. This means that the rights granted by any of these Intellectual Property protections are limited, restricted, and applicable only within the territory of the country where such protection or IPR has been issued and granted. However, every investor...Read More

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May 21, 2019, 3:43 pm

IntroductionIn this cut-throat competition and global market, “knowledge”, “idea” and its commercial use has turned up to be an essential and important asset for any business to succeed and flourish. Ideas can also be referred to as an intangible asset or an Intellectual Property (IP) of a busi...Read More

May 20, 2019, 9:19 am

Leading innovators of haptics, Immersions was founded in 1993. Immersions’ touch feedback technology provides users with a more enthralling feel of the digital world. The company’s high-quality haptic technology enables the partners to enhance users' experience and transform the experience of video games and music by providing distinctive confirmation and expanding usa...Read More

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May 20, 2019, 9:10 am

IntroductionThe patentability of an idea is one of the controversial topics faced during the grant of patents. There is a very fine line difference between an idea and an invention because every invention is first an idea which later matures and gets patented. On the face of it, it seems that there is no substantial way to protect an idea under intellectual prope...Read More

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April 29, 2019, 12:35 pm

Introduction The most important role that is played by any law in this world of free markets is the laws of intellectual property. They act as a survival kit in a highly competitive market by ensuring that the owner’s right of the intellectual property is not being infringed on his prejudice by another party. The exclusive enjoyment of rights ...Read More

April 13, 2019, 9:50 am

What is biodiversity? The first thing which comes into our mind by listening to this term is the green forest, beautiful flowers, sounds of the bird's chirp, etc. How we all used to enjoy and always wish to return it again and again. But now the time has come to protect this biodiversity from getting destroyed.Biodiversit...Read More

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April 13, 2019, 9:39 am

An unconventional trademark is a type of trademark which does not fall in the category of conventional trademark or traditional trademark. An unconventional trademark is mainly in the form of sound marks, smell marks, shape marks, and color marks. An unconventional trademark must possess the communicative ability to be able to differentiate goods and services from one person from that of another. The mark should have the p...Read More

April 13, 2019, 5:22 pm

Directive On Copyright In The Digital Single MarketOur world, today, is shaped by the Internet. With the onslaught of the discussion about data privacy, it is seen how the Internet is used as a platform to shape people's mind and their opinions. The amount of content being consumed through the internet continues to rise every day. This includes vid...Read More

April 13, 2019, 5:01 pm

IntroductionFirst time in India the term “image mark” has been used when Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) obtained the trademark for the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and Tower Wing Exterior (image) on 19th June 2016.[1] The registration number is 3386351 and falls under Class 43 that covers “services providing food and...Read More

February 14, 2019, 1:06 pm

The word ‘adaptation’ connotes innocence. The minute we hear or read this word, we pass it off as something that is an innocent or general attempt to recreate a piece of work that has already been produced or composed and appreciated. The adaptation of any work signifies a bona fide replication of the original. But, is it always done in good faith? The right to the ...Read More

February 14, 2019, 12:43 pm

IntroductionTrade Secret or Patents! What to choose between both? A Big Confusion in the head of the company. The two have more differences than similarities.Patents give you the exclusive right to exclude others from making, selling, using, or importing a particular product or service in exchange for full public disclosu...Read More

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February 14, 2019, 10:42 am

IntroductionOn January 22, 2019, in the recent ruling of Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. TevaPharmaceuticals USA, Inc., No. 17-1229, the US Supreme court held that inventors lose patent protection for inventions that they had sold or offered to sell more than a year before submitting the patent application - eve...Read More

January 30, 2019, 4:51 pm

The Drug Prices Control Order (DPCO), 2013, which as estimated by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), has helped patients save over Rs. 15,000cr since its enactment has been amended by the Drugs (Prices Control) Amendment Order, 2019, by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers in favor of drugmakers, manufacturing new drugs, and drugs treating orphan/rare diseases.%3...Read More

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January 21, 2019, 10:07 am

On 13th December, the Canadian government gave assent to the BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION ACT, 2018 to address various productive changes in Canadian Intellectual property laws.  Modifications in IP laws were made to uplift the economy of Canada through innovative ideas and higher investments.  The act majorly focuses on removing the loopholes in the current IPR structure of the country and to...Read More

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