Month: April 2012

Question of claim amendments by patentee in India

We would discuss hereinbelow the various scenarios when the patentee can seek amendment of the specification and claims of his patent. Further this Article would examine as to when and when not the patent amendment should be allowed during pendency of patent infringement suit. The Author, at the end, presents a hypothetical case to raise … Continue reading Question of claim amendments by patentee in India

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Viacom vs. YouTube

Technology seems to have found its place in the courtrooms also, these days. Viacom, an American global mass media company, sued YouTube, a video-sharing site owned by Google on the basis that YouTube had indulged in rampant intentional copyright infringement of videos which were originally owned by Viacom. This suit was for a mind boggling … Continue reading Viacom vs. YouTube

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Gucci vs. Guess

Copying has become quite common in today’s times, and especially when a lower priced product or a small company imitates an expensive brand. However, a trademark infringement fight between two top most fashion brands is not something that we usually see. Back in 2009, Gucci sued Guess for trademark infringement over the stylized initial “G”. … Continue reading Gucci vs. Guess

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Setback for Force India

It seems like all is not well in the kingdom of the King of Good Times. Vijay Mallya, who is already facing a host of financial difficulties, with his airlines accumulating losses and statutory authorities putting pressure on the management to pay up the liabilities,has received yet another jolt. His F-1 team Force India lost … Continue reading Setback for Force India

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