Intellectual Property

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... Read More

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November 26, 2019, 11:06 am

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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 of the... 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 Ora” which translates literally to “be well” is commonly used... 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 take 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 that... 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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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,... Read More

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 to as an intangible asset or an Intellectual Property (IP) of a business that 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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February 14, 2019, 10:42 am

Introduction

On 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... 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... Read More

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