Tag: TRIPS Agreement

Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour

“Trade secret protection directly addresses the appropriability problem by limiting contracting parties use and dissemination of proprietary information, thereby enhancing incentives to produce valuable information.[i]” When we see the Indian laws there are no such legislations with regard to the same but this concept has been widely discussed around the world. India tried to resolve … Continue reading Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour

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A Closer Look At Tea Board, India V. ITC Limited Dispute

Introduction Shahi Litchi of Bihar, Mysore Silk, Coorg Orange, Kashmiri Pashmina, Mizo Chilli among many others have one thing in common i.e. their quality, production and reputation is firmly attached to a particular geographical location. Property Rights are granted to products of such nature due to the fact that they are produced in a specific … Continue reading A Closer Look At Tea Board, India V. ITC Limited Dispute

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VERNON HUGH BOWMANv/s MONSANTO COMPANY et al. (US No. 11-796, 2013) Case of Patent Exhaustion

Gajendra Khichi, an intern at Khurana and Khurana talks about case of patent exhaustion or doctrine of exhaustion. Through this post, he gives special emphasis on the recent case of Vernon Hugh Bowman v/s Monsanto Company et al., which created quite a stir regarding patentability of seeds and plants. Today, when you acquire a new patented machine, … Continue reading VERNON HUGH BOWMANv/s MONSANTO COMPANY et al. (US No. 11-796, 2013) Case of Patent Exhaustion

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Planting one seed at a time: Overview of The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001

Anoop Mishra, an intern at Khurana and Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys, looks at the first piece of legislation in the world to protect the farmer and recognize his contribution in preserving the biodiversity and develop new plant varieties. In order to comply with its obligations under the TRIPS Agreement, India has implemented The Protection … Continue reading Planting one seed at a time: Overview of The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001

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