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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 Huwaei 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 Huwaei In 5G Technologies And It’s Implications On Global Stage.

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After a decade long wait, finally The Classic KohlapuriChappal successfully granted a GI

The Kolhapuri Chappal, which is a popular ethnic wear, has been finally granted the GI tagafter a decade long wait. The tag was granted by the controller general of patents, designs and trademarks to the Chappal which is manufactured vastly in the districts of Maharashtra (Solapur, Sangli, Satara, & Kolhapur) and Karnataka (Bijapur, Bagalkot, Dharwad … Continue reading After a decade long wait, finally The Classic KohlapuriChappal successfully granted a GI

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Copyright v. Design: Where is the Balance Line?

It’s not surprising to note that there is ambiguity concerning the overlap between copyright as well as design laws in India. The effect has touched the art industry as well as works leading to the design of commercial products. All types of legal queries come into picture when there is commercialization of a work of … Continue reading Copyright v. Design: Where is the Balance Line?

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Most Common Intellectual Property Rights Problems: Focus On South – East Asia

Intellectual Property (IP) protection is an essential strategy for securing a return on investment in innovation, offering IP owners a competitive edge. SMEs invest a huge amount of time, energy and money related to endeavours in R&D and marketing, yet frequently neglect that, in most countries, the only way to enjoy exclusive rights over their … Continue reading Most Common Intellectual Property Rights Problems: Focus On South – East Asia

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Breaking Up Of Products And IP Licensing: Tivo

Introduction TiVo is one of the prominent leaders in the field of broadcast services. It is a digital video recorder capable of recording live TV programs. It was incorporated on August 4, 1997, as “Teleworld, Inc.” by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay, veterans of Silicon Graphics and Time Warner’s Full Service Network digital video system. … Continue reading Breaking Up Of Products And IP Licensing: Tivo

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Qualcomm’s loss in IP licensing

INTRODUCTION: Qualcomm faced a setback from the US federal trade commission after it ruled that the latter is making undue advantage of its dominant position in the field of chip manufacturing, an essential part of cell phones. US District Court Judge Lucy Koh said in a long-awaited ruling that the company should must re-negotiate its … Continue reading Qualcomm’s loss in IP licensing

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Draft Patent Amendment Rules 2019

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry has proposed draft rules to amend Patent Rules 2003. Section 159 of the Indian Patent Act, 1970 empowers the government to do the same. The suggested amendments are published in a draft form as required by the sub-section (3) of section … Continue reading Draft Patent Amendment Rules 2019

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Enzalutamide Case: The Regents Of The University Of California V. Union Of India And Others (2019)

PREFACE The High Court of Delhi on 16.05.19 has set aside the impugned order delivered by the Controller on 08.11.16 in the case of ‘The Regents of the University of California (hereinafter referred as the petitioner) v. Union of India & Others’ (hereinafter referred as the respondent), further remanding the controller to decide the case … Continue reading Enzalutamide Case: The Regents Of The University Of California V. Union Of India And Others (2019)

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