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Patent Box Regime in the UK

The Patent Box is a special corporate tax regime in which the patent revenues are taxed differently from other commercial revenues. This was first introduced in Ireland in the early 1970s wherein there was an absolute relief of tax from licenses that were patented in Ireland. The United Kingdom introduced a Patent Box scheme in … Continue reading Patent Box Regime in the UK

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The Fugitive Bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India

The magnate bookie and one of the prime accused in the Hansie-gate scandal, Sanjeev Chawla, has been extradited to India from the United Kingdom, 20 years after it rocked the entire cricket fraternity. This extradition is considered to be as the most high-profile extraditions under the 1992 India-UK Extradition Treaty. Sanjeev Chawla, a London-based businessman, … Continue reading The Fugitive Bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India

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“Should there be a single global institution with exclusive competence to conduct international negotiations on intellectual property rights? If so, should this be WIPO, the WTO or some other body?”

INTRODUCTION For harmonising IPRs at international level, providing common forum for negotiation and resolving disputes between members state we need single global institution. Earlier WIPO was the main forum for international negotiations of IPR and then WTO implemented TRIPs agreement came and become main forum replacing WIPO. Both these institutions working method is different, and … Continue reading “Should there be a single global institution with exclusive competence to conduct international negotiations on intellectual property rights? If so, should this be WIPO, the WTO or some other body?”

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