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February 19, 2020, 9:59 am

INTRODUCTION

Over the past few years, there has been an increase in outer space exploration activity. It is pertinent to note that almost all activities in relation to the use and exploration of space are an outcome of intellectual inventions. Since inventions have no boundaries there should not be any restrictions with regards to it... Read More

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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' which has b... Read More

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November 26, 2019, 11:06 am

Introduction:

Indian Cinema is as diverse as the land from which it evolves, witharound 1600 movies screened every year in different languages. Since its inception in the late 1890s, Indian Cinema has travelled expeditiously and so has the new age technology, wherein online piracy co-exists and strangles the exclusive rights of the 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.

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October 15, 2019, 3:28 pm
  • Air New Zealand’s Attempt of Trademarking “Kia Ora” Under Fire

Air 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. “Ki... Read More

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September 9, 2019, 4:00 pm

International Regime of Intellectual Property Laws:

Today, trade and commerce in any commodity takes 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 legal regime th... Read More

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August 28, 2019, 10:20 am

A couple of years back[i], the Indonesian Parliament enacted the new Patent law, with the view to overcome the loopholes in the existing law and taking it at par with other countries and international standards. This revamped law does not only amends certain existing provisions but also introduces myriad novel provis... 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 Headpho... Read More

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August 20, 2019, 6:18 pm

1. BACKGROUND

1.1 Why was Huawei in the news?

Recently, Huawei’s demand for 1 billion USD as license fee from Verizon Inc[1] captured interest of almost every patent enthusiast around the globe... Read More

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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 disappearing.

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