Intellectual Property

April 21, 2022, 9:41 am

The European Union (EU) aims to establish a single market economy which might not be an easy task since the market value of various corporations needs to be evaluated. The aim here is to give an upper hand to trade to boost the economy, however, providing room for trade might not be appreciable to small and medium enterprises. The EU Competition Law has its basic framework in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (hereinafter, ...Read More

September 27, 2021, 5:35 pm

The pandemic has affected economies to a great extent, affecting businesses. Last month, a surge in the delta variant of the Covid-19 cases was seen in various Asian Countries. Some of the Asian countries such as Malaysia, Philippines have seen record numbers in terms of daily infection with Indonesia posting record numbers of 1.492 death in one day. Even after the successful hosting of the Summer Olympics recently in Japa...Read More

September 25, 2021, 6:04 pm

With the latest numbers on the floor, filing for IP protectionRead More

August 11, 2021, 4:18 pm

With the booming e-commerce industry, in the first move, e-commerce giant Amazon launched its Intellectual Property Accelerator (IP Accelerator) program in India. With more sellers, who themselves are the brand owners, on the website; this program will assist those sellers in providing any IP issues by connecting them with IP specialists and legal firms. As per the statement released,  These sellers, including small and medium...Read More

July 13, 2021, 10:58 am

The market is filled with technological inventions and with more competition; the value of IP has been on the rise. This increased value substantiates the reason for having effective strategic IP management. Primarily, now going into the perspective of Strategic IP management, various key factors can be found which dictate the manageme...Read More

April 23, 2021, 8:59 am

Intellectual property plays a significant role in increasing the stake of the company. Previously, it was assumed that only tangible assets hold the major proportion of the company’s valuation but this was changed gradually. Now the intangible assets have a major stake in the company’s valuation. These importances of the intangible assets which are intellectual property have increased the need for its effective...Read More

April 21, 2021, 5:54 pm

The Patent Act 1977, specifies that the patent will be infringed if it is granted and in force and without consent. Section 60 states that the subject to the provisions of this section, a person infringes a patent for an invention if, but only if, while the patent is in force, he does any of the following things in the United Kingdom concerning the invention without the consent of the proprietor of the patent, such things consist of using or...Read More

April 20, 2021, 9:18 am

In view of the UK's exit (Brexit) from the European Union (EU), the transition period ends on December 31st, 2020 and the UK becomes an independent territory of the EU since January 1st, 2021. The Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020 has marked United Kingdom (UK) way out from the European Union. The effects will be determined by the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement signed an...Read More

December 28, 2020, 5:55 pm

We all are very clear with the understanding and the importance of early filing date and priority date in the patent application. A patent is granted on the premise that the invention is non-obvious and constitutes inventive steps. These issues are very much interlinked with that of the filing date since an early filing date is acknowledged as prior art. The priority date of a patent relates to the earliest filing date ...Read More

July 9, 2020, 5:28 pm

Introduction

The evolution of Intellectual Property laws and standards are all in the direction of maximizing private rights and not give importance to public interests.[1] There is alw...Read More

May 27, 2020, 5:52 pm

E-sport is considered as one of the most revolutionary introductions to sports in recent history. It’s not just a different set of rules, but also an amalgamation of the elements of skill and strategy of the physical world and technology’s virtual reality. A video game essentially has a bundle of intellectual property rights and contractual rights within it. These rights are ap...Read More

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 i...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 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. “Kia ...Read More

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