Category: Intellectual Property

Mike Okada has been Appointed as a New General Counsel and Senior Vice President, IP Licensing & Legal Affairs at Immersion Corporation

Immersion is a leading developer and licensor of the touch feedback technology, also called as haptics. Headquartered in San Jose, California with offices worldwide, Immersion provides with technology solutions for creating mesmeric and realistic experiences that enhance digital interactions by engaging users’ sense of touch. Immersion’s large portfolio of published patents and applications serves as a wide-ranging tutorial to … Continue reading Mike Okada has been Appointed as a New General Counsel and Senior Vice President, IP Licensing & Legal Affairs at Immersion Corporation

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Khurana & Khurana Opens Jalandhar (Punjab) Office

Upon successful practicing in the area of Intellectual Property (IP) and Commercial Litigation over the decade, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys together with its IP Asset Management Practice, IIPRD, feels immense pleasure to announce the recent opening of its 8th branch in Jalandhar. With years of helping corporates identify, create, protect, promote and … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Opens Jalandhar (Punjab) Office

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Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour

“Trade secret protection directly addresses the appropriability problem by limiting contracting parties use and dissemination of proprietary information, thereby enhancing incentives to produce valuable information.[i]” When we see the Indian laws there are no such legislations with regard to the same but this concept has been widely discussed around the world. India tried to resolve … Continue reading Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour

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Intellectual Property Protection in Software Industry

The computer was born not out of a need to solve a serious number-crunching crisis.[1] By 1880, the U.S. population had risen so much that it took more than seven years to tabulate the U.S. Census results.[2] So, to get the job done faster the Government sought a faster way which gave rise to punch-card … Continue reading Intellectual Property Protection in Software Industry

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Protection of Design Rights

Design protection provides protection to a functional items’ look and feel or in other words to the non – functional attributes of the item. An object with a substantially similar design to an existing items’ design cannot be made, copied or used without the permission of the person who holds the right to the existing … Continue reading Protection of Design Rights

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How Online Recordation of IP Rights with Customs Works?

Introduction Cross-border counterfeiting and infringement of goods can have severe long-term consequences for an economy. In order to protect the IP rights of the holders as well as to secure the economy from such breaches, the government formulated Intellectual Property Rights (Imported Goods) Enforcement Rules, 2007. These rules are aimed to prevent counterfeiting and infringing … Continue reading How Online Recordation of IP Rights with Customs Works?

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Update on Recent Stakeholder Meeting Held On 03.08.2018 at IPO, Delhi

Few of the following issues with respect to various field of  Intellectual Property, were raised by the stakeholders : I. Patents: a) E-communication, websites and allied issues FERs are not notified to the applicants leading to abandonment of application. The Patent Office website do not provide for Sequence Listing uploading in txt. format and the … Continue reading Update on Recent Stakeholder Meeting Held On 03.08.2018 at IPO, Delhi

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The Need of IP Audit In Successful Management Of IPR

image from : http://www.ip-pragmatics.com/intellectual-property-audit “If you don’t measure it, you can’t manage it” An organization needs to substantially maintain its Intellectual Properties such as maintaining a record of IP filings, prosecution, and maintenance and protection of such IP by taking affirmative action against infringement of an IP in multiple jurisdictions which requires dedicated time, money and … Continue reading The Need of IP Audit In Successful Management Of IPR

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Role Of IPR In The Fashion Industry

The Indian Fashion Market is booming across continents. At the heart of fashion are designs, innovation and unique trends. Fashion is not only restricted to apparels but also extends largely to luxurious goods and products. Each year the fashion hub produces a whole new collection of designs which needs to be protected and regulated by … Continue reading Role Of IPR In The Fashion Industry

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IPL (Indian Premier League) And IPR (Intellectual Property Rights)

People of India see cricket not only as the most popular sport in India but also they follow it as a religion which accounts for such great success of IPL tournaments in India. There is a lot of money invested and involved in organizing IPL and the role played by IPR in making it a … Continue reading IPL (Indian Premier League) And IPR (Intellectual Property Rights)

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