Month: November 2019

The Myriad Case- An‘Air Strike’ On Patenting Of Isolated DNAs

INTRODUCTION In the historic case of Diamond v. Chakrabarty[i], the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) after several deliberations held that “anything under the sun that is made by man is patentable” and that “the patent laws will be given a wide scope”. This decision opened the doors for patenting of life forms including … Continue reading The Myriad Case- An‘Air Strike’ On Patenting Of Isolated DNAs

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Copyright Act And Photographs On Social Media

Are photographs posted on Social Media Protected under Copyright Law? Introduction  We live, today, in an internet age, where human beings scattered all over the world are perpetually and constantly connected via social networking websites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and several more. Social Media is that construct, which gives users the ability to share … Continue reading Copyright Act And Photographs On Social Media

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IP Commercialisation – Case Study Related to Software /IT Industry

Prologue: IP commercialization entails that one has the necessary intellectual property rights on the IP being commercializated and the commercialization would essentially have two parts – IP valuation and the consideration (fees). In this article we look at the commercialization aspects of the intellectual property rights in software; through the case study approach. Valuaton and … Continue reading IP Commercialisation – Case Study Related to Software /IT Industry

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The Navara Rice Controversy

In India, Agriculture is the highest revenue generator for India’s economic system. The farmers have been given special position in society through farmer’s card under the farmers’ rights act. The farmers’ are given subsidy, a special exception under article xx of WTO and various other privileges under various policies and laws of central and state … Continue reading The Navara Rice Controversy

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Are Trade Secrets Safe in the Information Age?

In today’s digital age, information has grown to become a very strong tool – almost equivalent to money or power. Its free flow and distribution have led to knowledge (including the ability to create it) becoming an incredibly vital economic input.[1] With an exponential rise in the development of information and accessibility to it, the … Continue reading Are Trade Secrets Safe in the Information Age?

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Article-A Comparitive Study Of Cybersquatting In India And USA

In the current age, the Internet has become an important part of life of almost every individual in the developed nations and is rapidly increasing in the developing nations. For the business entities the internet has become a boon for communicating with the world. A business entity’s trademark contains immense importance. It helps an entity … Continue reading Article-A Comparitive Study Of Cybersquatting In India And USA

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