Blog

The Controversy Around Facebook And Political Advertising

Facebook has once again become the focal point of controversy with the social networking site refusing to fact-check the political advertisements it displays on its platform.Facebook has come under intense scrutiny due to the fact that the political advertising by the social networking company is in direct contravention to free speech and expression of people … Continue reading The Controversy Around Facebook And Political Advertising

Read more »

Will The Internet Remember You Forever? Right To Be Forgotten And Its Territorial Limits

Every individual in the European Union has the Right to be Forgotten. This right ensures that when need be, if a person seeks to delist his personal information from the internet searches, he has the right to approach the data operators directly asking them to do the same. This right is incidental to the right … Continue reading Will The Internet Remember You Forever? Right To Be Forgotten And Its Territorial Limits

Read more »

IP Commercialisation – Case Study Related to Software /IT Industry

Prologue: IP commercialization entails that one has the necessary intellectual property rights on the IP being commercializated and the commercialization would essentially have two parts – IP valuation and the consideration (fees). In this article we look at the commercialization aspects of the intellectual property rights in software; through the case study approach. Valuaton and … Continue reading IP Commercialisation – Case Study Related to Software /IT Industry

Read more »

SC Allows Predatory Pricing Probe Against Uber

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal filed by Uber India, thereby giving a green signal to Competition Appellate Tribunal to initiate an investigation into allegations of abuse of dominant power by Uber in the National Capital Region. Timeline of the events: In 2015, Meru – a radio taxi service business –approached the Competition Commission … Continue reading SC Allows Predatory Pricing Probe Against Uber

Read more »

Call for Submissions: bLAWgathon 2019

About bLAWgathon Stumbling upon a piece of research that answers a crucial legal question is a common happenstance in the life of any lawyer, academic or student. Realizing the goal of community learning in the space of Intellectual Property and related Commercial/Corporate Laws; IIPRD and Khurana and Khurana Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K); with an … Continue reading Call for Submissions: bLAWgathon 2019

Read more »

Clash of the Start Ups: GrabOn Wins Over GrabOnRent

GrabOn– the Hyderabad-based affiliate e-commerce start up–has successfully won a trademark infringement suit filed against GrabOnRent – a  Bengaluru-based product rental start up.  The lawsuit was filed by GrabOn before the Delhi High Court, on the grounds of misusing the former’s goodwill and causing confusion amongst consumers due to deceptively similar brand names. GrabOn claimed … Continue reading Clash of the Start Ups: GrabOn Wins Over GrabOnRent

Read more »

Three-Days Symposium on Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Chemical Patent Laws

IIPRD has been successfully conducting several symposiums over the years on different Intellectual Property (IP) aspects. One of them is the upcoming three-day symposium on Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology &Chemical Patent Laws with focus on Preparation, Prosecution and Litigation in U.S., Europe, China, and India. While the symposium is being organized in Mumbai from 18th – 20th … Continue reading Three-Days Symposium on Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Chemical Patent Laws

Read more »

What Should Be Your Key Considerations While Licensing From Patent Pledges?

Toyota, a Japanese MNC recently decided to grant approximately 24,000 ‘vehicle electrification’ patent licenses on the technologies used by them in making of their cars, specifically in “green” cars i.e. Prius, world’s first mass produced electric car. The ideology behind this, is that the team at Toyota believes to foresee beyond just producing finished products. … Continue reading What Should Be Your Key Considerations While Licensing From Patent Pledges?

Read more »

Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s Consortium

Via Licensing’s Consortium’s LTE Patent pool is a holistic platform in itself which drives all innovators of vital LTE patents towards a single offering. A huge announcement was made by Via on 22nd July, 2019 wherein the company went public with the news of Vodafone, to license their standard essential patents for the 4G Long … Continue reading Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s Consortium

Read more »

Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?

CRISPR IP has been the talk of the town amongst life scientists. Where, Harvard Broad Institute of MIT and Millipore Sigma have finally decided how they will be offering intellectual property rights relating to CRISPR in the form of non-exclusive licenses for commercial usage and further enhancement of the product.[1] What is CRISPR? CRISPR stands … Continue reading Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?

Read more »