Tag: Intellectual Property

Protection Of Jewellery: An Overlap Between Copyright And Design Laws

Design Act protects a design that has been registered duly under the requisites of the Act whereas the Copyright Act protects artistic works. Design has been defined under section 2(d) of the Act which is stated to include shape, configuration, pattern, ornamentation, compositions of line and colours which have been applied to an article either … Continue reading Protection Of Jewellery: An Overlap Between Copyright And Design Laws

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Infringement of Design

The term design has been defined under section 2(d) of the Designs Act 2000 which defines design as a shape, configuration, pattern, composition of lines, ornaments, or line of colours applied to any article whether in 2D or 3D or in both, formed by any process which is industrial in nature or through any other … Continue reading Infringement of Design

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Taylor Swift and Her “Love Story” With IPR

 “Music is art, and art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for.” – Taylor Alison Swift The Big Move On 12th February 2021, Taylor Swift re-released one of her most famous songs “Love Story” the reason being as Swift told Good Morning America last August was, “My … Continue reading Taylor Swift and Her “Love Story” With IPR

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IP as Collateral

Advances in science and technology, as well as business innovations have transformed the economy, making way for new industries and modern ways of doing business. As a result of new technologies, and a rapid increase in innovation and creativity, intellectual capital has emerged as valuable assets for businesses. Intellectual Property such as patents, trademarks, brand … Continue reading IP as Collateral

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Review Of The 4th Amendment Of China’s Patent Law

On 17 October 2020, twelve years after the third amendment of China’s Patent Law, the fourth amendment (hereinafter, ‘the Amendment’) was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. The Amendment will come into effect on 1 June 2021. Many of these changes were a part of the proposed draft amendments released in … Continue reading Review Of The 4th Amendment Of China’s Patent Law

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Innovation in France amidst COVID-19: A Step toward a Greener Future

It started in 2015 when representatives of 196 state parties at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC in Le Bourget, near Paris, France agreed to fight climate change by keeping the increase in global average temperature to well below 2 °C and signed Paris Agreement. Though some countries took it lightly and … Continue reading Innovation in France amidst COVID-19: A Step toward a Greener Future

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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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Value Estimation of Intellectual Property: Techniques, Methods and Parameters

Introduction The concept of Intellectual Property (IP) has not evolved over a decade rather, the origins of Intellectual Property can be traced back to the year 1623 when the British Law: Statute of Monopolies came into existence. Since then, the concept of Intellectual Property has grown significantly. The protection of ideas and inventions generated by … Continue reading Value Estimation of Intellectual Property: Techniques, Methods and Parameters

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Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing Laws In Thailand

The word Intellectual Property (IP) signifies the creations of the human mind. For instance, literary and artistic works; inventions; designs; symbols, names and images used in commercial ventures. Even though, Intellectual Property is an extremely powerful tool for economic development and wealth creation, it is not yet being used to its maximum potential in all … Continue reading Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing Laws In Thailand

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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 the operation of law or by way of an assignment … Continue reading Character Merchandising, Through Trademark Licensing

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