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 Tim...Read More

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 suc...Read More

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 Intel...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 u...Read More

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 t...Read More

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 ...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 biodivers...Read More

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 ...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 c...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 ...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? ...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 fr...Read More

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 offe...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.%...Read More