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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent For Blockchain Credit System

INTRODUCTION The word “Blockchain” is one of the most trending buzzwords of this decade. Everyone is talking about it. So, this term is worth the discussion in order to explore how it works and its potential application in this fast changing environment. 1. About Blockchain Technology a. What is blockchain? The concept of blockchain can … Continue reading Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent For Blockchain Credit System

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Critical Analysis : Malaysia’s Trademarks Bill 2019

INTRODUCTION Malaysia is in the process of acceding to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol), adopted in Madrid on June 27, 1989, in order to take advantage of the anticipated growth and development in the domain of trademarks owing to the exponential increase in established global … Continue reading Critical Analysis : Malaysia’s Trademarks Bill 2019

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Intellectual Property Tax Regime In India

1.1 INTRODUCTION The relevance of intellectual property as an asset has just surged in the last few decades and has become a strong foot for the economic development of the nations. Reasons like global competition, high innovation risks, short product cycle, need for rapid changes in technology, high investments in R&D, production and marketing & … Continue reading Intellectual Property Tax Regime In India

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Patent Term Extension In Different Countries

ABSTRACT A patent is a legal document granted by the government giving an inventor the exclusive rights to make, use and sell the invention for specified number of years with usual term of 20 years. This term can be extended by following both constitutional and conventional laws which are either implied or expressly provides for … Continue reading Patent Term Extension In Different Countries

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Dominance Of Huawei In 5G Technologies And It’s Implications On Global Stage

INTRODUCTION:  In the latest development related to Huawei, It has been found that the company is the holder of the largest 5G Patent portfolio. 5G is the next big thing in the telecom sector and currently, it is in the development process across the globe before it emerges into the relevant market. US and China, … Continue reading Dominance Of Huawei In 5G Technologies And It’s Implications On Global Stage

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