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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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Copyright infringement in the matter of Shivani Tibrewala v/s Rajat Mukherjee

PARTIES Plaintiff: Shivani Tibrewala Defendant: Rajat Mukherjee, Welcome Friends Productions LLP, Rohit Sehtia, Amrit Sethia, S.O.I.E. Ginza Industries Ltd. BRIEF FACTS The Plaintiff has filed the present infringement of copyright suit against the Defendant alleging that the Defendant’s cinematographic work named “Umeed” is a substantial reproduction or altered copy of the Plaintiff’s script of the … Continue reading Copyright infringement in the matter of Shivani Tibrewala v/s Rajat Mukherjee

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Should The Works Created By Artificial Intelligence Machine Be Protected Under The Copyright Law?

INTRODUCTION The introduction or coming into being of artificial intelligence and its development has formed challenges in the world of Intellectual Property law; especially copyright law. It is now similar to the situation when computers were introduced and at that time what was seen that whether the work that was made or generated by computer … Continue reading Should The Works Created By Artificial Intelligence Machine Be Protected Under The Copyright Law?

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Netflix Documentary Stirs The Copyright Cauldron

The practice and philosophy of Yoga is millions of years old. The Bhagavat Gita propounds that “Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self to the self.” Yoga is deeply entwined in the heritage and culture of India and is inseparable from its spiritual history. It was in the 20th century that yoga … Continue reading Netflix Documentary Stirs The Copyright Cauldron

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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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Biggest Threat To Intellectual Property: Counterfeiting With Special Focus On Fashion Industry

IP rights are proprietary rights granted to protect original products of creation. They are intended to encourage and reward creativity and fair competition in the marketplace. IP rights can be relied upon to prevent others from using one’s trademark, patented invention, copyright work, or design without consent. IP is territorial in nature and exists for … Continue reading Biggest Threat To Intellectual Property: Counterfeiting With Special Focus On Fashion Industry

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Louis Vuitton Malletier vs. Iqbal Singh and others

Louis Vuitton is a luxury retail company and one of the top fashion houses in the world. The logo ‘LV’ is a protected trademark. All the products are monogrammed with the trademark LV making it one of the most valuable brands in fashion. A suit for injunction was filed by Louis Vuitton Malletier (India) against … Continue reading Louis Vuitton Malletier vs. Iqbal Singh and others

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Doctrine Of Originality In Copyright

INTRODUCTION Originality is the basic yardstick used by the copyright regimes in the world to evaluate the availability copyright protection to a particular work. The word “Originality” in civil law countries consider as an author’s own intellectual creation. Through originality doctrine, copyright is safeguarding the public domain so that a person cannot claim for an … Continue reading Doctrine Of Originality In Copyright

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A Comprehensive Review of Amazon Project Zero ( Anti- Counterfeiting Initiative) , Analysis in detail of the Policy, Issues, Takedown Mechanism and its Applicability in India

Introduction India is one of the world’s fastest growing online commerce markets with multi-national giants like Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart fighting for dominance. Recently, the Indian Government came up with new regulations on e-commerce  which require these e-commerce websites to treat all vendors equally, owning inventory, effectively barring foreign companies from featuring exclusive products on their … Continue reading A Comprehensive Review of Amazon Project Zero ( Anti- Counterfeiting Initiative) , Analysis in detail of the Policy, Issues, Takedown Mechanism and its Applicability in India

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Criminal & Civil Prosecution for Copyright/Trademark Violation

If any brand’s product is genuine & original, then it enjoys a substantial amount of recognition in the eyes of its potential customer, therefore it is necessary to protect the commercial value of any product offered by such brands and the said protection is provided through Intellectual Property Rights associated with the product i.e. Trademark, … Continue reading Criminal & Civil Prosecution for Copyright/Trademark Violation

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