Tag: copyright

The IP Dilemma in Un-Authorized use of Video Games

E-sport is considered as one of the most revolutionary introduction to sports in recent history. It’s not just a different set of rules, but also an amalgamation of the elements of skill and strategy of the physical world and technology’s virtual reality. A video game essentially has a bundle of intellectual property rights and contractual … Continue reading The IP Dilemma in Un-Authorized use of Video Games

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Masakali 2.0 And Many More…: Copyright Infringement In Indian Film Industry Continues

The current trend of recreating songs and movies in Indian film industry has brought up a flood of incidents of copyright infringements in India. The most recent incident being the release of Masakali 2.0, song which has been recreated and composed by Tanishq Bagchi without the consent of its original owners. Its original version, Masakali … Continue reading Masakali 2.0 And Many More…: Copyright Infringement In Indian Film Industry Continues

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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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Copyright Registration in Malaysia

Intellectual Property is a type of property that broadly speaking consists of creations of the mind. Briefly intellectual property can be further sub classified into patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs and Geographical indications. Each of these categories refers to different sets of protection or rights that can be granted towards respective intellectual creations. These rights … Continue reading Copyright Registration in Malaysia

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Copyright And Cyberspace: Software And Digital Piracy

As we enter into the emerging era of software technology and the ever-growing sphere of the internet and worldwide web, protection of data and the importance of copyright protection has taken center-stage. Copyright law today protects works such as literary, dramatic and artistic works; cinematography films; sound recording and computer programs, data bases and compilations. … Continue reading Copyright And Cyberspace: Software And Digital Piracy

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Fashion & Intellectual Property

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” – Coco Chanel Fashion industry is at an all-time high and the present size of the market is a $US1 Billion. Many established players together … Continue reading Fashion & Intellectual Property

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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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Case summary of “Cabell v. Zorro Productions, Inc.”

BRIEF INSIGHT INTO THE DISPUTE: Introduction: This case is a result of copyright infringement of a musical based on the story of Zorro.The character of Zorro originally was developed by Johnst McCulley which was further adapted in stories. All of the stories are part of public domain. Cabell (hereinafter “the plaintiff”) made a musical based … Continue reading Case summary of “Cabell v. Zorro Productions, Inc.”

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Cyber Theft of Intellectual Property

With the growth in the use of internet these days the cyber crimes are also growing. Cyber theft of Intellectual Property(IP) is one of them. Cyber theft of IP means stealing of copyrights, trade secrets, patents etc., using internet and computers. Copyrights and trade secrets are the two forms of IP that is frequently stolen. … Continue reading Cyber Theft of Intellectual Property

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Sarine Technologies Ltd v. Divora Bhandari Corporation & Ors

When it comes to one of the most contentious aspects of copyright law in software, two things come to our mind: The idea-expression dichotomy and; Which part of software is copyrightable, and which part is patentable. The present case of Sarine Technologies Ltd. v. Divora Bhandari Corporation &orsunfolds many perplexing facts of the copyright Law. … Continue reading Sarine Technologies Ltd v. Divora Bhandari Corporation & Ors

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