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Singh & Associates
Patent Amendment Rules 2016 as published on 16 May 2016 by the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry {Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion} has brought many positive changes...
Khurana and Khurana
The online platform offers ample opportunity for infringement of copyrights and it is but natural for copyright holders to react apprehensively and clamor for absolute regulation of the digital copyright...
Singh & Associates
A trademark according to S.2(1)(zb) of the Trademarks Act means "a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person...
Khurana and Khurana
For most of our questions, we rely on the internet for answers. While the debate on the reliability of information received on the internet continues, an equally enthralling race of which website...
Khurana and Khurana
As per a study conducted in 2016 by OECD (Organisation Economic Cooperation and Development) and the European Union's Intellectual Property Office, India ranks amongst the top five exporters...
Singh & Associates
The Union Cabinet on 13 May 20161 approved the National Intellectual Property (IPR) policy roadmap to foster creativity and innovation, promote entrepreneurship and enhance socio development...
LexOrbis
This article is a follow up to my article: ‘Need Soft Patents for Software Inventions'; in fact, it is one in the series analysing the patentability of ‘computer related inventions.'
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
A Bengaluru Civil Court on April 19 granted a temporary injunction holding back author Chetan Bhagat from selling his book, ‘One Indian Girl' following a city-based writer's suit ...
LexOrbis
The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDTM) recently released its Annual IP Report highlighting the various activities undertaken by Indian IP offices during the year 2015-16.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
We had earlier published what was expected to be the final note on the DU Photocopy case, when the Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Taylor and Francis withdrew...
Singh & Associates
The behest of the changing time has made the consumers evolve and modulate as per the changing standards of the market.
LexOrbis
The objective behind the establishment of patent offices around the world has been to implement a mechanism for incentivizing innovation.
Phoenix Legal
In a business environment that is continuously evolving, existing tax rules are facing challenges. More often than not they are criticized for setting out provisions that seems to be detached...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
On March 01, 2017, the Full Bench of the Honorable Bombay High Court in the case of CiplaLimited vs. M/s Cipla Industries Pvt. Ltd., passed a dictum on the inter play between Sections 29(4) and (5)...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
With its responsibilities in mind, the Office on April 03, 2017, released its Annual Report for the year 2015-16.
Khurana and Khurana
In the light of the recent order by Division Bench of Delhi High Court, this is an update to author's prior blog dated April 5 2017 pertaining to the legal dispute between Nuziveedu Seeds and Mosanto.
LexOrbis
Colours are often used by businesses to distinguish their goods and services, whether by use on products itself, on the packaging or in advertising material.
LexOrbis
The Rubik's Cube, invented by Ernő Rubik in 1974, has been a source of endless enjoyment (for some) and frustration (for most).
LexOrbis
Patent prosecution plays an important role in determining the legitimacy of a patent, and there is a never-ending debate on what exactly comprises an inventive step.
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
CK Birla Group, the parent company of Hindustan Motors, an Indian Automotive Manufacturer based in Kolkata, India, issued a statement on February 11...
Vaish Associates Advocates
The history of Patent law in India starts from 1911 when the Indian Patents and Designs Act, 1911 was enacted.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Indian copyright law is at parity with the international standards as contained in TRIPS.
LexOrbis
At the outset, I would take this opportunity to congratulate the Indian Patent Office for coming up with the guidelines for 'Computer Related Inventions (CRI).
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Bombay High Court has recently refused to grant an injunction on trade mark infringement and passing off where the only basis for the application for injunction was the existence of phonetic similarity...
Singh & Associates
In a year 2012, when Patent office issued India's first Compulsory license (CL) to Natco for Nexavar - sorafenib tosylate, Indian Patent law has gained lot of importance worldwide.
Singh & Associates
Traditional Knowledge (TK) is a living body of knowledge that is developed, sustained and passed on from generation to generation within a community, often forming part of its cultural or spiritual identity.
Chadha & Chadha IP
Non patentable inventions are given in Section 3 of the Indian Patent Act
Singh & Associates
Global drug manufacturers represented by the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) have sought ‘legislative review' of the section 3(d) of the Indian Patents Act and a redefining of the ‘efficacy criteria'.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Intellectual Property covers within its ambit a wide array of laws relating to Trade Marks, Copyright, Patents, Designs, Geographical Indications, Plant Varieties and Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
Draft of the Trademark (Amendment) Rules, 2015 proposing amendment to Trade Marks Rules, 2002 was issued by Ministry of Commerce and Industry on November 19, 2015...
Khurana and Khurana
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