Tag: IPR

Intellectual Property Rights in Movie / Comic Characters

Introduction From being created in comics to being incorporated in television and movies, characters like Iron Man, Hulk, Mickey Mouse, ChottaBheem, Shaktiman, Wonder Woman, Harry Potter, Ben 10 have become a part of our daily lives. With these fictional characters gaining immense popularity among the public, the owners and creators of the characters have various … Continue reading Intellectual Property Rights in Movie / Comic Characters

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India taking IP Matters too Lightly – Enforcement Issues in Intellectual Property Matters (Yaatra.com Vs Happy Easy Go)

India has a well-organized system of judicial mechanism which cater to the need of registration, protection and enforcement of Intellectual property, however  a number of recent judgments bear a testimony that despite having an effective Judicial framework for safeguarding IP Infringement the violation of IP continues to take place for an altogether different reason of … Continue reading India taking IP Matters too Lightly – Enforcement Issues in Intellectual Property Matters (Yaatra.com Vs Happy Easy Go)

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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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Mr. Tarun Khurana (Founding Partner at Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys) shared his views on various topics at Indian National Bar Association (INBA)

To mark the occasion of 69th Constitution Day of India the Indian National Bar Association (INBA) organized a special conference in Hotel Shangri-La Eros New Delhi which was attended by luminaries across of the Legal Fraternity , this conference also had a Award Ceremony which was blessed with the presence Hon’ble Justice Jayant Nath from Delhi … Continue reading Mr. Tarun Khurana (Founding Partner at Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys) shared his views on various topics at Indian National Bar Association (INBA)

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Smart Contracts in IPR Paradigm

Smart Contracts, a concept that was proposed in 1994, with the intention to execute contractual obligations using computer codes has sprung into life after the introduction of blockchain technology in 2008. What blockchain did for smart contracts was to provide by linkage, a far less opaque, verifiable, impenetrable register to keep a record of all … Continue reading Smart Contracts in IPR Paradigm

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Copyrighting Patents

The nature of Intellectual Property Rights is such that, like any other law, it has loopholes as well as overlaps. These overlaps arise due to the fact that IPR protects ideas by their expressions and expression can be in more ways than what can be imagined by one person. There are subject matters which are … Continue reading Copyrighting Patents

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First time in India – Free IPR Clinic for Indian Startups – by Khurana & Khurana Advocates & IP Attorney

Even though Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Innovation and knowledge protection is emerging to be a key driver in businesses, very few startups have the proper information and understanding of IPR, let alone the approach to forming an optimal IPR strategy for their business.  Thus, as a leader and torch bearer in the IPR services Industry, … Continue reading First time in India – Free IPR Clinic for Indian Startups – by Khurana & Khurana Advocates & IP Attorney

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Competition Law and IPR- Friends or Foes?

An intellectual property right holder is granted legal rights to protect his intellectual property- here is where competition law plays a huge role by ensuring that such power and monopoly is restricted in the market. Both intellectual property rights and competition law have co-existed separately and peacefully since a number of years. It was later … Continue reading Competition Law and IPR- Friends or Foes?

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Practice Pointer: Form 27 Requirement in India (Statement Regarding the Working/Non-Working of Issued Patents)

It is needless to say that one core mandate of protecting one’s intellectual property is to promote the progress of science for the benefit of humankind. At the same time, it is also important to ensure that a patentee’s right of excluding others from making, selling, using, offering to sell, and importing the protected subject … Continue reading Practice Pointer: Form 27 Requirement in India (Statement Regarding the Working/Non-Working of Issued Patents)

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No Exclusive Trademark Rights to Lord Krishna’s name: Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court’s Division Bench recently upheld the Single Judge Bench Judgment declining the claim of the Appellant, Bhole Baba Milk Food Industries Ltd. (a diary products manufacturer) of exclusive right over the use of word ‘Krishna’ for dairy products. The Appellant has obtained registration of the mark “KRISHNA” having pictorial reflection of Lord Krishna … Continue reading No Exclusive Trademark Rights to Lord Krishna’s name: Delhi High Court

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