Month: April 2013

An insight on the legal implications of BYOD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a scheme wherein employees are allowed to bring their own devices like mobiles, laptops, tabs and utilize them in the workplace for work purposes. Some employers themselves fund the software to their employees, meanwhile some prefer to simply grant permission for their employees to bring their technology at their … Continue reading An insight on the legal implications of BYOD

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Generic v. Branded patent battles in India foray into life management diseases too

Patent wars in India between the foreign innovator companies and the Indian generics now seem to be spreading over life-management diseases segment. Till now the patent infringement cases have revolved and are still revolving over drugs for life-threatening diseases such as HIV, cancer where the public interest has played an important factor in the adjudication … Continue reading Generic v. Branded patent battles in India foray into life management diseases too

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India Joins Madrid Protocol

India became signatory to the Madrid Protocol for International Registration of Marks at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on 8th April 2013. Now, Indian applications can register their Trade Marks in as many as 89 countries through a single application. India is the 14th G-20 economy to accede to the protocol. The treaty will … Continue reading India Joins Madrid Protocol

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The Glivec saga in India is finally over

As it has been widely covered by media in and outside India, it is no new news to pharmaceutical and patent fraternity that Novartis has lost about 7 year long legal battle to secure a patent protection for its invention on beta crystalline form of imatinib mesylate in India. A 112 page long Supreme Court judgement … Continue reading The Glivec saga in India is finally over

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Khurana and Khurana win an award from Corporate Intl Magazine

We are pleased to announce that our firm Khurana and Khurana Advocates and IP Attorneys has been chosen as the winner of 2013 Corporate Intl Magazine Legal Award for the category of ‘IP  Patents Law Firm of the Year in India’. Since 2005, Corporate Intl has been firmly established as one of the leading monthly … Continue reading Khurana and Khurana win an award from Corporate Intl Magazine

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Multi Time Machine v. Amazon.com

No one can resist shopping online in today’s busy times. Online retailing is one of the low costing and productive methods of earning more profits without much effort put in. Take Amazon for example. Amazon, in a bid to gain potential consumers, display alternative products when they look for the initial product they liked. These … Continue reading Multi Time Machine v. Amazon.com

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An analysis on comparative advertising

Comparative advertising means comparing different brands on price, services and other factors and focusing on advertising one of the brands in a way to show how their rivals are inferior as compared to it. This comparison would be very obvious to the audience due to its explicit comparison. The Federal Trade Commission (USA), defined comparative … Continue reading An analysis on comparative advertising

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