Month: March 2020

Character Merchandising, Through Trademark Licensing

Character merchandising promotes a character, fictional or real, through portraying its essential personality features, such as its appearance, sound, image or name by way of various goods or services. Merchandising is regarded as lawful when it is exploited either by the owner himself or through operation of law or by way of an assignment or … Continue reading Character Merchandising, Through Trademark Licensing

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Intellectual Property And 3D Printing

INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING The process of additive manufacturing/3D printing refers to the building of material, typically layer by layer. The uses of this technology vary from utilitarian purposes to aesthetic and hybrid purposes. In light of the future uses of 3D printing where it may be used for innovation, manufacturing, household purposes, there are … Continue reading Intellectual Property And 3D Printing

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The Development Of Human Rights Issues (Access To Medicines) In The Light Of Intellectual Property Rights

There is a constant conundrum between Intellectual Property and Human Rights in today’s day and age. There has been an emergence of International Human Rights obligations post World War II. A plethora of International Organizations like the WHO (public health), Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (UDHR), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 1966 … Continue reading The Development Of Human Rights Issues (Access To Medicines) In The Light Of Intellectual Property Rights

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Microorganisms and the Indian Patents Scenario

Introduction A microorganism is a microscopic organism, known to be one of the earliest life forms on earth. Viruses, fungi, bacteria, archaea, protozoa, and algae are the six major forms of microorganisms, exploited expeditiously by the biotechnologists and micro-biologists for research purposes. From beer brewing, bread making to mass production of antibiotics, microorganisms are used … Continue reading Microorganisms and the Indian Patents Scenario

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Licensing V. Assignment

Indian law provides intellectual property protection in the form of copyright to the creators of original works of authorship such as literary works (including computer programs, compilations and tables including computer databases which may be stated in codes, words, schemes or even in any other form, including a machine-readable medium), musical, dramatic and artistic works, … Continue reading Licensing V. Assignment

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