Month: July 2017

GST Implication on Intellectual Property

GST IMPLICATION ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Once upon a time . . . Before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime,the Union government exclusively used to levy tax on transactions relating to Intellectual Property (IP) rights if such were classified as services[1] (under Service Tax, Chapter V, Finance Act, 1994), while the State governments used to … Continue reading GST Implication on Intellectual Property

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The Exclusivity of Brand Taglines

Brand taglines are catch phrases which serve to draw a connection for consumers with the business’ products and services, and the concerned brand in general. A particular sequence of words repetitively used in the promotion of a brand or business in relation to its products and services often finds a place in the associative memory … Continue reading The Exclusivity of Brand Taglines

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Revolutionizing Gesture Recognition Technologies: Project Soli

Google has been a pioneer of a number of leading inventions and projects that have not only changed the way we perceive science and technology but has also made out lives easier and leisurelier. From Google Cardboard to Driverless cars to Google glasses, Google has never disappointed us when it comes to show casing its … Continue reading Revolutionizing Gesture Recognition Technologies: Project Soli

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Revised Guidelines for Examination of Computer-related Inventions (CRIs)

On 30th June 2017, the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) published Revised Guidelines for Examination of Computer-related Inventions (CRIs) that are applicable with immediate effect. The revised guidelines have replaced the Guidelines for Examination of CRIs, published on 19th February, 2016. The revised guidelines are short and precise … Continue reading Revised Guidelines for Examination of Computer-related Inventions (CRIs)

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Google AdWords Giving a Good Wallop to Trademark Law

Introduction In this era of globalization, we use Internet on a regular basis in our daily lives. People are continuously trying to gain more profits and for this they sometimes adopt illegal practices for promotion of their goods and services. These practices include unauthorized use of a registered name or mark owned by their competitor. … Continue reading Google AdWords Giving a Good Wallop to Trademark Law

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