Tag: Intellectual Property

Khadi and Village Industries Commission Suit

Introduction A recognisable phrase, word, emblem, or symbol that identifies a particular product and legally distinguishes it from all other products of its sort is referred to as a trademark. A trademark recognises the company’s ownership of the brand and solely distinguishes a product as being its own. Generally speaking, trademarks are regarded as a … Continue reading Khadi and Village Industries Commission Suit

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Patent Application Refused By Deputy Controller Of Patents – Appealed – Remanded Back For Fresh Consideration By The Hon’ble Delhi High Court

FACTUAL BACKGROUND: In the matter of – N.V. SATHEESH MADAV & ANR. VS DEPUTY CONTROLLER OF PATENTS & DESIGNS (C.A.(COMM. IPD-PAT) 111/2022- A Patent Application for the product [A Bio-Bed for growing Vigna radiata (Linn) Wilczek plants] was filed in December, 2008 at the Delhi Patents Office along with ten provisional claims. A First Examination … Continue reading Patent Application Refused By Deputy Controller Of Patents – Appealed – Remanded Back For Fresh Consideration By The Hon’ble Delhi High Court

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Protection Of Traditional Cultural Expressions As Intellectual Property In Light Of The Movie “Kantara”

Introduction Traditional Cultural Expressions also known as an ‘expression of folkore’, refers to cultural identity which forms an integral part of the heritage of a community. These expressions are passed on from one generation to another, and may be in the form of music, dance, performances, narratives or any other artistic form.[1]Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCE) … Continue reading Protection Of Traditional Cultural Expressions As Intellectual Property In Light Of The Movie “Kantara”

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Protection of Copyrights in Cambodia

Introduction The Law on Copyright and Related Rights affords authors of original works a set of exclusive economic and moral rights. As stated in Article 1 of the law, by providing authors with a just and legitimate exploitation of their cultural products, the law aims to contribute to the development of culture. The law was … Continue reading Protection of Copyrights in Cambodia

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The ‘Payal jo chankai’ Controversy | Can Song Covers Amount to Copyright Infringement?

Introduction The recent remake of Maine Payal Hai Chhankai, titled O Sajna by Neha Kakkar resulted in mixed criticism. Falguni Pathak, the original singer, herself resorted to making tendentious comments regarding her song cover. However, the original singer disliking a cover version of their song is not unfamiliar. A similar instance has occurred in context … Continue reading The ‘Payal jo chankai’ Controversy | Can Song Covers Amount to Copyright Infringement?

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Concurrent Heritage In Geographical Indications – Basmati Rice

Often nations dispute over a variety of factors and reasons, ranging from natural resources, territory , river water, oilfields to games and sports. However, how often is it seen that the bone of contention between two nations is an item consumed by people of both sides equally? In 2021, Indian Pakistan locked into an intellectual … Continue reading Concurrent Heritage In Geographical Indications – Basmati Rice

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Protection of Geographical Indications in Bangladesh

Introduction Geographical indications (GIs) refer to signs or symbols that are used to denote a product, the distinctive characteristics of which are linked to its place of origin. GIs are different from other intellectual property rights because of their unique characteristics, namely, the fact that they can be collectively owned by a group of producers. … Continue reading Protection of Geographical Indications in Bangladesh

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A Tug of War Between the Bull and the Bear : Convergence of IPR and Competition Law

Abstract On Wall Street brokers call an optimistic market with rising share prices a “bull” market, and the slow, downward movement of the market as a “bear” market. The idea is that both are necessary, that the conflict between the two keeps the economy in balance. Coincidentally, this is analogous to the intertwined interdependent relationship … Continue reading A Tug of War Between the Bull and the Bear : Convergence of IPR and Competition Law

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The Legal Position of Screenshots and Screen Recordings from the Point of View of Copyright Law

Introduction In today’s era, screenshots and screen recording have become a way part of our life. It is so common that we don’t even think twice before engaging in the practice; be it taking a screenshot or a screen record of a video, film, post or even a tweet. Technological advancements and easy access have … Continue reading The Legal Position of Screenshots and Screen Recordings from the Point of View of Copyright Law

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IPR In Football – Tackling Rights

The following article is based around one of the most beloved  sport’s in the world, while football surely has been a sport wherein investment by corporate is lucrative, over the past few years especially now with the word ‘Pandemic’.  Most recently EA sports lost a lot of money( close to 840 million dollars) as they … Continue reading IPR In Football – Tackling Rights

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