Tag: Intellectual Property

Softwares Copyrightable Under The Indian Copy Right Act

Introduction Computer instructions that tell the computer how to work is software. Software is an extremely sensitive creation for the creator. Software is at risk at every stage of its construction. There is a risk of the creation getting stolen, hacked or leaked. Once such a calamity happens the creation is compromised. The drawbacks of … Continue reading Softwares Copyrightable Under The Indian Copy Right Act

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Ex Parte Interim Orders: Ex Parte Relief

Justice delayed is justice denied. One need not be lawyer to understand the gravity of the legal maxim as this is Magna Carta of the Constitution of India. The problem of delay becomes graver when justice is to be imparted in a situation where a litigation is progressing after an ex parte injunction order, which … Continue reading Ex Parte Interim Orders: Ex Parte Relief

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Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020

On 18th May 2020, the CGPDTM, Mumbai issued a Public Notice regarding the timeline/periods as prescribed under the IP Acts and Rules for completion of the various acts/proceedings, filing of reply/document, payment of fees, etc. in the matters of any IP applications, falling due between the lockdown period, i.e. 25.03-.020 to 17.05.2020. On 11.05.2020, in … Continue reading Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020

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Crocs Inc. v. Bata India Ltd. and Others

2019 SCC  OnLine Del 6808 PARTIES The Appellate is Crocs Inc; The Respondents are, inter alia, Bata  India Ltd.,  Liberty  Shoes Ltd., Action     Shoes    Pvt.     Ltd.,     Aqualite     India    Ltd.,     Bioworld Merchandising India Ltd., Relaxo Footware Ltd., and Kidz Palace. BRIEF FACTS The Plaintiff was unsuccessful in a suit filed for design infringement as the designs … Continue reading Crocs Inc. v. Bata India Ltd. and Others

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The New Age Eugenics Of DNA Patenting

Abstract ‘DNA Theft’ is the new term employed to decipher the existing legal regime in the field of gene patenting. The oblivious nature of law has ceded transcending to a more flexible framework concerning the same. DNA is vested with a proprietary interest of ownership. ‘Patenting gene’ impinges the individual right to privacy. This paper … Continue reading The New Age Eugenics Of DNA Patenting

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Draft Designs(Amendment) 2019

The Designs Act, 2000, is introduced with an object to protect and safeguard the original design of an article with the aim to reward the innovator for research and labour applied by him for the purpose to originate or evolve such a new and original industrial design.These industrial designs of the innovator, subject to the … Continue reading Draft Designs(Amendment) 2019

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PPH- A Step towards Dilution of Indian Patent Regime?

India is a major hub for industrial activities and economic investments. Increased investments from foreign countries will surely boost India’s economy and facilitate a dynamic and fast-growing economic environment. In today’s world, Intellectual Property has emerged to be the most significant and valuable resource there is and India has recognized the same. Realizing the fact … Continue reading PPH- A Step towards Dilution of Indian Patent Regime?

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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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Should ‘WhatsApp’ Be Held Liable For Not Reviewing Materials Being Shared On Their Platform That Infringes Authors’ Copyright?

INTRODUCTION “The right to be attributed as an author of a work is not merely a copyright, it is every author’s basic human right”― Kalyan C. Kankanala, What a creator creates from his imagination and his idea is a valuable asset for him above everything else. The idea of ownership of the ‘bundle of rights’ … Continue reading Should ‘WhatsApp’ Be Held Liable For Not Reviewing Materials Being Shared On Their Platform That Infringes Authors’ 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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