Category: News & Updates

Important Note On Recent Notifications Issued By Various IP Offices Of India In View Of Covid-19 Outbreak

Various Intellectual Property Offices of India recently issued certain notifications in view of the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) outbreak in India. The notifications were issued between March 13, 2020 and March 19, 2020 primarily adjourning hearing and other proceedings originally scheduled till March 31, 2020. Provided herein below is a short summary of the developments … Continue reading Important Note On Recent Notifications Issued By Various IP Offices Of India In View Of Covid-19 Outbreak

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Crash Course For Cracking Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020

IIPRD, along with Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) has played a prominent role in supporting prospective candidates pursuing to become a registered Indian Patent Agent in 2018. The next examination for enrolling as an Indian Patent Agent has been proposed to be held in June 2020. In view of the upcoming Patent Agent examination, … Continue reading Crash Course For Cracking Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020

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The Fugitive Bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India

The magnate bookie and one of the prime accused in the Hansie-gate scandal, Sanjeev Chawla, has been extradited to India from the United Kingdom, 20 years after it rocked the entire cricket fraternity. This extradition is considered to be as the most high-profile extraditions under the 1992 India-UK Extradition Treaty. Sanjeev Chawla, a London-based businessman, … Continue reading The Fugitive Bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India

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Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH): A landmark in the history of patent prosecution in India

A Bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program has commenced between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) on December 5, 2019. The Indian Patent Office website has also published the Procedure Guidelines to file a PPH request under the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) … Continue reading Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH): A landmark in the history of patent prosecution in India

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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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Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade)

Recently the central government has issued notification, proposing amendments in the geographical indications of goods (registration and protection) rules, 2002. The draft rules are published as a notice as well as inviting objections or comments from the public likely to be affected by the proposed amended rules. This Notification also states that the said draft … Continue reading Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade)

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Establishment of Technology and Innovative Support Centers in India

WIPO’s Technology and Innovative Support Centers (TISCs) have been established in India by the mutual agreement between Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India and WIPO to help the Indian innovators and entrepreneurs to create, protect, and manage their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). What areTISCs? The WIPO Technology and Innovation Support … Continue reading Establishment of Technology and Innovative Support Centers in India

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Khurana & Khurana Opens (Chennai) Office

Khurana and Khurana, Advocates & IP Attorneys (K&K) who  critically focus on a broad range of  technology consulting and IP research services spanning all stages of IP procurement, Management and enforcement,  are pleased to announce that the firm [K&K] is increasing its demographic presence in India through the opening of their 9th branch Office in … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Opens (Chennai) Office

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Does Profiling Jeopardize Traditional Principles Of Law?

1. Living in an era of digitalisation and automated decision making has made access to services more effective, efficient and highly convenient. It is hard to ignore that e-commerce has essentially opened up an industry wherein the consumers have the privileged access to be spoilt for choice, at a cost of giving up personal data … Continue reading Does Profiling Jeopardize Traditional Principles Of Law?

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