Intellectual Property

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. “... 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... 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... Read More

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May 21, 2019, 3:43 pm

Introduction

In 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 as an intangible asset or an Intellectual Property (IP) of a business which brings commercial value by... 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... Read More

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October 29, 2018, 11:25 am

In 2008, China laid down some basic guidelines for IP protection and a procedure for establishing centralized jurisdiction over some hi-tech cases, particularly patent litigation. Since, the issuance of the IP strategy, there has been lot of developments made to the Chinese IP judicial system including the establishment of specialized IP courts in late 2014 in Beijing,... Read More

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October 17, 2018, 10:21 am

In today’s context, bilateral FTA’s become a tool for corporates looking to expand their Intellectual Property Right (IPR) standards. IPR gave the owner an exclusive right to prevent anyone from making or using their “creation” and confers monopoly rights over intangible goods and services, trademarks, computer programmes, methods of doing business on internet, designs,... Read More

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June 22, 2018, 9:28 am

Intellectual Property (“IP”) is a valuable asset for a company to advance its commercial success and gain investor goodwill. A company’s patents give it an edge over other players in a market where new goods are introduced everyday. Other IP assets such as trademarks and designs help set a brand apart from the rest of the products available in the economy. So, the legal... Read More

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February 23, 2018, 5:21 pm

While developing a new idea as a product, pioneers naturally put a considerable measure of time into the innovative work of the product. They concentrate on building a business model, getting an increasing number of investors to put resources into the business believing that the product will pick up an early footing in the market. What they overlook is to have a sound... Read More

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February 14, 2018, 6:17 pm

Technological developments have attained rapid pace that has resulted in extreme industrial competitiveness. Big players are investing enormously to protect their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). On other hand, Start-Ups having limited resources and manpower, struggle to file protection for their IPR. But it is equally important for them as well to protect their... Read More

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