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Entrusting Legal Personality to Animals: The Story begins here!

Amidst a society of humans what humans often forget to do is to behave humanly. We as human being the most powerful species living are the ones to decide that sentience and a legal personality should only be our right. We have taken an undue advantage on being the superior ones and have acted noting … Continue reading Entrusting Legal Personality to Animals: The Story begins here!

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A study on: Novartis AG V. Union of India

Introduction: Intellectual property is an intangible form of property while a ‘Patent’ is a subset of intellectual property. Granting of a patent provides a statutory right by the state to the inventor of the invention to exclude others from making, using, or selling their invention for the limited duration of 20 years. The judgment given … Continue reading A study on: Novartis AG V. Union of India

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Foreign Trademark Applicants to be represented by U.S. licensed Attorneys

A new rule has been announced by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requiring that any foreigner who applies for trademark registration or appears before a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in the United States can only be represented by a lawyer who is licensed to practice in the United States. This rule … Continue reading Foreign Trademark Applicants to be represented by U.S. licensed Attorneys

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NCLAT directs NCLT to decide on the insolvency plea filed by ICICI Bank against Jaiprakash Associates

NCLAT directs NCLT to decide on the insolvency plea filed by ICICI Bank against Jaiprakash Associates Any person aggrieved by the order of NCLT can file a further appeal on any Question of Law and Fact within 45 Days to NCLAT and any person aggrieved by the order of NCLAT then appeal on Question of … Continue reading NCLAT directs NCLT to decide on the insolvency plea filed by ICICI Bank against Jaiprakash Associates

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How Do Virtual Businesses Ensure Intellectual Property Protection?

INTRODUCTION Intellectual Property as we can derive from the term, is any asset that is the creation of human intellect. It is intangible in nature and every original creator of such property has the right to protect the same. This idea has facilitated the evolution of the Intellectual Property protection regime and laws. While in … Continue reading How Do Virtual Businesses Ensure Intellectual Property Protection?

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Virtual Patent Marketing

INTRODUCTION With as many as 47854 patents filed and 13035 granted in the single financial year of 2017-2018[1], it is obvious that keeping track of patents is no cake walk. This is when statutes that require the inventor/manufacturer to mark their products with the patent number come to save the day. Hence, Patent marking has … Continue reading Virtual Patent Marketing

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Vertical Overlaps in Merger Control

Introduction Indian Competition Law permits the Competition Commission (CCI) to consider the nature and extent of Vertical Integration in the market, in order to determine whether a combination will (or would be likely to) cause an Appreciable Adverse Effect on Competition (AAEC).[1]In this article, we discuss the compliance and reporting requirements applicable to parties to … Continue reading Vertical Overlaps in Merger Control

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Dhanpat Seth And Others Versus M/S Nilkamal Plastic Ltd.

Recently in 2018, the Himachal Pradesh High Court passed a judgement revoking a patent granted for a device used for manually hauling of agricultural produce. The judgement has been a landmark for subjects involving both infringements as well as revocation of patents. Facts of the Case The plaintiffs filed a suit against the defendants for … Continue reading Dhanpat Seth And Others Versus M/S Nilkamal Plastic Ltd.

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Vior (International) Ltd. and Ors. v. Maxycon Health Care Private Limited and Ors.

In 2018, the Delhi High Court in the case of Vior (International) Ltd. and Ors.vs. Maxycon Health Care Private Limited and Ors., the Delhi High Court pronounced a judgement holding that the right of the Plaintiffs was violated by the defendants and that the same amounts to infringement. Reliefs were granted to the plaintiffs under … Continue reading Vior (International) Ltd. and Ors. v. Maxycon Health Care Private Limited and Ors.

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Pradeep Sharma & Anr v. UPL Ltd.

This is a judgement by the Delhi High Court in April 2018 where the plaintiff sued the defendants alleging that their patents were being infringed by the defendant. The plaintiff (UPL Ltd.) was granted 3 patents: IN 206130: “a chemically stable synergistic herbicidal composition” (a product patent) IN 194225: “a process of preparing a chemically … Continue reading Pradeep Sharma & Anr v. UPL Ltd.

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