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Effect of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment on Home Buyers

Real Estate Sector in India is one of the few sectors that have witnessed exponential growth in the last two decades. It has drawn in huge investments from the people who put in their hard earned life savings to unlock their dream homes. However, the most sought after Investment Avenue has seen a dip in … Continue reading Effect of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment on Home Buyers

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Cross-Licensing Of Patents

Introduction A cross-licensing contract between the two parties is an agreement where they grant patent licenses to each other. Such agreements, basically, involve exchange of essential patented knowledge between two parties who are seeking to further their own technological progresses. The top players in every field, particularly the automobile, telecommunication, broadcasting and pharmaceutical industries are … Continue reading Cross-Licensing Of Patents

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The Drone Policy 2018

Introduction The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (the “DGCA“) released the much awaited National Drone Policy, 2018 version 1 (Drone Policy)[1] on 27th August 2018. The subject matter of the regulation is ‘Requirements for Operation of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)’. The policy is set to come to effect from 1st December 2018. This … Continue reading The Drone Policy 2018

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Trademark Squatting: A Threat To MNCs

With the evolution of Globalization and the increasing presence of multi-national corporations like Amazon and Apple Inc. amongst others, enforcing Global Intellectual Property (“IP”) Rights becomes indispensable. As a result of this, business owners need to be conscious of ways to ensure that their IP, especially trademarks is protected globally. In 2012, Apple faced an … Continue reading Trademark Squatting: A Threat To MNCs

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Why No Brand is Small for Trademarking

Do you think that your brand is so small that it does not require Trademark registration? In this world of cut-throat competition, a unique identity in the form of registration of your Brand as trade mark would increase the strength and value of your business. In India, where thousands of start-ups are in the queue, … Continue reading Why No Brand is Small for Trademarking

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IPOPHL unanimously recommended for appointment as International Authority on Patent

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has received unanimous international endorsement to be designated as an International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority[1] (ISA/) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty, an agreement administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In her presentation, IPOPHL Director General Josephine Santiago noted that the IPOPHL has … Continue reading IPOPHL unanimously recommended for appointment as International Authority on Patent

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Is Someone Trying To Steal Your Unique Idea?

Still Wondering how to Defend Your Idea?  A patent is an exclusive right granted by a country to an inventor, allowing the inventor to exclude others from making, using or selling his or her invention in that country during the life of the patent. Exploitation of Patent Portfolio has become an industry in itself, especially with the cost of … Continue reading Is Someone Trying To Steal Your Unique Idea?

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Khurana & Khurana Publication – Compendium of Trademark Case Summaries – 2015

The Indian trademark jurisprudence in its expeditiously evolving journey saw 2015 attaching many feathers to its hat. With increasing number of litigations, consequently fostering enhanced enforcement and settlements has stimulated players in the ecosystem in being more sensitized and mindful towards the IP lifecycle in India – from filing to injunctions. Significant changes in the … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Publication – Compendium of Trademark Case Summaries – 2015

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We have moved to a New Office Location!

We are very happy to announce that we have recently moved our office location to a new, much bigger space. After having been at our previous location since 2007, the new office will help accommodate the needs of Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys and IIPRD’s growing clientele. Our new office is significantly larger, … Continue reading We have moved to a New Office Location!

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A Tiny Antenna Threatens Broadcasters

Chet Kanojia’s Aereo have shaken up the Television Industry. A 43 Year old immigrant from India, who as an outsider saw a system that most took for granted and who knew he could build a better mousetrap, or at least a different one. Aereo, Mr. Kanojia’s two-year-old company, has figured out how to grab over-the-air … Continue reading A Tiny Antenna Threatens Broadcasters

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