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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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Two International Symposiums on Patent Portfolio Management Strategies for Pharma and Biotech Industry, (i) for R&D Scientists and IP Professionals, and (ii) for Business Development and Licensing Professionals (running concurrently)

About the Symposiums: These Symposiums feature presentation of all important patent issues, as mentioned in the brochure, related to two different groups i.e. Business Development and Licensing Professionals on one hand and R&D Scientists & IP Professionals on the other hand. Both these symposiums for different groups would run concurrently in the different Conference Halls … Continue reading Two International Symposiums on Patent Portfolio Management Strategies for Pharma and Biotech Industry, (i) for R&D Scientists and IP Professionals, and (ii) for Business Development and Licensing Professionals (running concurrently)

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The Copyright Amendment Bill, 2011: Proposed Impact on the Film Industry in India

With the recent developments in the Copyright Act and with the Rajya Sabha very recently passing the proposed amendments in the Copyright Act, 1957, we thought of aggregating the major issues with the current version of the Act and the proposed changes in the Act, and how such changes might impact the overall rights of … Continue reading The Copyright Amendment Bill, 2011: Proposed Impact on the Film Industry in India

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EULA-Look before You Leap!

Ever wondered what is the never ending excruciating agreement that pops up just before you are all set to make an e-mail account, install an application or download software? Apparently, all of us click the “I agree” option without paying much heed to what the agreement says. But, this seemingly impenetrable legal jargon is much … Continue reading EULA-Look before You Leap!

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Stem Cells Unpatentable on destruction of Embryos

On 18 October 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave its decision in Brustle v Greenpeace (C-34/10) regarding the patentability of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) in Europe. This Decision is largely in view with the Opinion of the ECJ Advocate General issued in March this year. European Court of Justice (ECJ) stated; “A … Continue reading Stem Cells Unpatentable on destruction of Embryos

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