Month: June 2018

IP as Security (Canara Bank v NG Subbaraya Setty)

The cause of action for this case arose in 2003 on the assignment of the trademark ‘EENADU” by the defendant, NG Subbaraya Setty, in favor of the Petitioners, Canara Bank. This lead to two separate lawsuits: one by the borrower over cancellation of the assignment and another to recover the sum of money paid as … Continue reading IP as Security (Canara Bank v NG Subbaraya Setty)

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Samsung Acquires Hera Wi-Fi Patents Through (Patent Troll?) Sisvel

Sisvel UK Limited (“Sisvel”) arranged and finalized a Wi-Fi patent license agreement between Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (“Samsung”) and Hera Wireless S.A. (“Hera”), on June 7, 2018. Hera is the wholly owned subsidiary of Sisvel International S.A., the holding company of the Sisvel Group. The Sisvel Group has companies in major countries across the world … Continue reading Samsung Acquires Hera Wi-Fi Patents Through (Patent Troll?) Sisvel

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Case Summary Of “Coca Cola Company V Glacier Water Industries Ltd.”

This article summarises the judgment of High Court of New Delhi dated 28thFebruary 2018 in the case “Coca Cola Company v Glacier Water Industries Ltd.”. Brief Insight Into The Dispute: Introduction: This case pertains to the infringement, passing off and unfair competition of registered trademark ‘KINLEY’. Coca Cola Company (hereinafter “the plaintiff”) is the registered … Continue reading Case Summary Of “Coca Cola Company V Glacier Water Industries Ltd.”

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The Need For A Better Data Visibility- GDPR

On the 26th April, 2016 with the announcement of General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR the European Union shook the entire globe with such stringent privacy policies in an internet revolution world. The main aim with which GDPR was thought of was to empower the users to control their Personal Identifiable Information in terms of … Continue reading The Need For A Better Data Visibility- GDPR

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Steering Towards Success, The Bishop’s Way

IP (Patent) Licensing and Commercialization Case Study: Bishop Steering Intellectual Property can be understood as creations of the mind such as inventions, expressions in the form of literary, artistic or other works of expression, symbols, names and images, etc. used in commerce. It can further be divided into Industrial Property or Copyright.[1] Patent as a … Continue reading Steering Towards Success, The Bishop’s Way

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Exclusive Webinar On Intellectual Property Issues And Portfolio Management

In today’s competitive global market, Intellectual Property (IP) plays a key role in a company’s expansion and success. As India aligns its policies to make itself more growth-friendly, it is essential to recognize innovation as a key aspect for accelerating economic development. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) can aid a start-up entrepreneur in gaining key advantage … Continue reading Exclusive Webinar On Intellectual Property Issues And Portfolio Management

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Business Method Patents: Non-Patentable Only In Books?

The legal situation of granting business method patent depends from place to place. The reason being that Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) did not expressly address the said patent issue. Thus, countries grant (or do not grant) looking upon its local conditions and national policies. That said, India is one of the country that … Continue reading Business Method Patents: Non-Patentable Only In Books?

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Unboxing The Confusion In Marks Of Pharmaceutical Products

It is not new that the Supreme Court had cautiously laid down the seven principles for determining confusion or deceptiveness in pharmaceutical products. The landmark case of Cadilla held that medicines are boon but if given wrongly it can have life-threatening impact. Thus, there need not be an iota of confusion in the mind of … Continue reading Unboxing The Confusion In Marks Of Pharmaceutical Products

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