Month: December 2018

Owner Of The Artworks Created By AIs

Artificial Intelligence, which was fiction in the 1950s, is more science and less fiction these days. AI can already compose music; write lyrics; write scripts for movies and can paint too. Recently, Nature Morte Gallery in Delhi hosted India’s first artwork exhibition created by Artificial Intelligence. As the artworks created by AI are becoming ubiquitous, … Continue reading Owner Of The Artworks Created By AIs

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Case Study: Zee Entertainment Enterprises limited v. Sony Pictures Networks India Private limited” : Copyright Protection with respect to Reality T.V. shows

INTRODUCTION Copyright Law in India is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957. Section 13 of the Act defines the scope of existence of copyright by listing those works in which copyright subsists. Section 14 defines the meaning of copyright and describes the exclusive rights given to the author of the work. This Article analyses Copyright … Continue reading Case Study: Zee Entertainment Enterprises limited v. Sony Pictures Networks India Private limited” : Copyright Protection with respect to Reality T.V. shows

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E- Pharmacy In India (Ban Or No Ban)

‘E-pharmacies’ are in quandary after the decisions taken by country’s two High Court’s over the issue of online sale of medicines. The Hon’ble Delhi High Court deferred the hearing on the matter and extended its interim stay on the online sale of medicines through e-pharmacies. However, the Hon’ble Madras High Court temporarily suspended the ban … Continue reading E- Pharmacy In India (Ban Or No Ban)

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The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 5th January, 2018 and was passed in the ongoing session of the Parliament on 20th December, 2018. The Bill comes as a much needed relief to the consumers and the administration. The previous Act had not been dynamically changed since it came into … Continue reading The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018

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Carlsberg Breweries V Som Distilleries And Breweries Ltd: Delhi High Court Upholds The Maintainability Of Composite Suit For Design Infringement And Passing Off

Introduction In a recent judgment dated December 14, 2018, a five-judge bench of Delhi High Court has ruled that a plaintiff can join two causes of action: one of infringement of the registered design of the plaintiff and the second of the defendant passing off its goods, against one defendant in a composite suit. Through … Continue reading Carlsberg Breweries V Som Distilleries And Breweries Ltd: Delhi High Court Upholds The Maintainability Of Composite Suit For Design Infringement And Passing Off

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A Tale of Restasis: Misadventures of Sovereign Immunity

Allergan’s “Restasis®” is a branded ophthalmic cyclosporine emulsion, for the treatment of chronic dry eye, with annual sales of nearly $1.5 billion. Original patent covering the Restasis formulation (US 5,474,979), was set to expire in 2014. In an attempt to protect its Restasis franchise, Allergan filed more patents, covering the “specific formulation and the method … Continue reading A Tale of Restasis: Misadventures of Sovereign Immunity

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Ms. Prigya Arora delivered an enlightening session on Intellectual Property at the School of Planning and Architecture

School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi organized a half day workshop on 11th December 2018 to acquaint faculty and students with interesting domain of Intellectual Property Rights. The workshop aimed at introducing the participants with purpose and processes involved with protection of various forms intellectual properties while also exposing them to challenges that loom in … Continue reading Ms. Prigya Arora delivered an enlightening session on Intellectual Property at the School of Planning and Architecture

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Incoming Calls Are No More Free – Credits Airtel/ Idea/ Vodafone (Impact On Digital India And E-Governance Campaign)

Introduction Advent of Reliance Jio has completely transformed the dynamics of telecom sector in India. Almost free outgoing calls and extremely cheap data services has forced revolutionary changes in the pricing of telecom services as well as the structure of the telecom operators. Vodafone Idea merger and Airtel-Tata DOCOMO merger are remarkable examples of this … Continue reading Incoming Calls Are No More Free – Credits Airtel/ Idea/ Vodafone (Impact On Digital India And E-Governance Campaign)

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Fashion Law In India

The Grand Indian wedding season is on and Delhi’s Chandni Chowk is again one stop solution for the would-be brides to buy cheaper version of their favourite bridal Lehnga’s. This year they have enough options to choose from that includes Sabyasachi designed Priyanka Chopra and Deepika’s Padukone’s wedding collection or Manish Malhotra designed bridal wear … Continue reading Fashion Law In India

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Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2018

Introduction On the 4th December, 2018, The Ministry of Commerce and Industry released the draft (rules amendment) for Patents Act 1970. These rules are mainly amended with respect to international applications, patent opposition and a few form related extensions. The Central Government proposes to make these amendments in exercise of the powers conferred by section … Continue reading Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2018

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