Tag: IP

What is Intellectual Property Valuation?

This article is in continuation of my previous article “What is Brand Value and How to enhance it”. The resources of a business such as technology, copyright, trademarks and other IP are the building blocks of Brand Value. Knowledge of the value contribution of these resources and the linkages between them is essential for business … Continue reading What is Intellectual Property Valuation?

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Khurana & Khurana (K&K) quoted among best picks in ‘The Indian Legal Digital Presence Report-2018’ by Legal Desire

We are living in an age where everything is progressively heading towards Digitalization. Whether we talk about shopping, banking, booking tickets or ordering food, we are reliant on a bridge that connects our world to digital world, our Smart Phone. We spend majority of our time on Smart Phone that makes it a gateway for … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana (K&K) quoted among best picks in ‘The Indian Legal Digital Presence Report-2018’ by Legal Desire

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Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its Intellectual Property (IP) Interface

With growing importance and widespread adoption of Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple among many others, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) have become very popular over the last few years. In brief, an ICO is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture or even by a technology company that … Continue reading Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its Intellectual Property (IP) Interface

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INDIA’S PROTECTION TO SECRETS OF TRADE

Introduction The global econoamy is trending towards an era of protectionism as can be seen from policies such as “Make America Great Again” and “Make in India”, thereby increasing the significance on exports and the manufacturing sector. As a corollary effect, the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) protection also increases due to the need to … Continue reading INDIA’S PROTECTION TO SECRETS OF TRADE

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Compulsory licensing

Compulsory licenses are sovereign state authorizations which enable a third party to make, use, or sell a patented product without the consent of the patent holder. Provisions pertaining to compulsory licensing are provided for under both the Indian Patent Act, 1970, as well as the international legal agreement between all the member nations of WTO … Continue reading Compulsory licensing

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DISPUTES UNDER ORDER XIII-A OF CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE

Applicability of order XIII-A of CPC to Intellectual Property Dispute With the objective of streamlining and expediting the disposal of disputes in litigation, the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) came into effect on October 23, 2015.  The Act provides for the … Continue reading SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DISPUTES UNDER ORDER XIII-A OF CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE

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Exclusions in Patentable Subject Matter in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Patent Act similar to other countries jurisdictions excludes certain subject matter from protection under patent. Such subject matter is defined under section 13(1) of Malaysia’s Patent Act. The Malaysian patent law uncovers some of the non-patentable subject matter relevant to the life sciences industry in Malaysia. This non-patentable subject matter in Malaysia affects the … Continue reading Exclusions in Patentable Subject Matter in Malaysia

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MyIPO allocates Fund for students

A fund of RM 500,000 has been allocated by the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) for school and university students in the country to register their Intellectual Properties (IP), said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.[1] The ministry had been strongly encouraging the students to be creative and to patent … Continue reading MyIPO allocates Fund for students

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IPOS launches S$1 billion Innovation Fund and upgrades Intellectual Property Masterplan!

Reportedly[1], the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced that Singapore is launching a S$1 billion (US$717 million approx.) innovation fund to help companies with strong intellectual property strategies to grow and expand overseas. The Makara Innovation Fund, a partnership between IPOS and local private equity firm Makara Capital, will invest S$30 to S$150 … Continue reading IPOS launches S$1 billion Innovation Fund and upgrades Intellectual Property Masterplan!

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NEPAL’S IP LAW: AN ENCAPSULATION

Intellectual property law in Nepal is comparatively new and it enjoys the extension provided to the least developed countries to be compliant under the TRIPS agreement. Patents, Designs and Trademarks are protected under one head, and the governing act/ legislation is known as “The Patent, Design and Trade Mark Act, 2022 (1965)” (hereinafter referred to … Continue reading NEPAL’S IP LAW: AN ENCAPSULATION

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