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Non-Traditional Trade Marks: Relevance & Acceptance in India

The trademark owners have been adopting various forms of marks to distinguish their trade from others. The everlasting zeal to be different and achieve recognition have led to the development of non-traditional

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Protecting our Jugaad: Implementation of a Utility Model regime in India

In the Year of 2017 a famous colloquial Hindi word, "Jugaad" found its way into the Oxford Dictionary. The official definition...

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ADR's Latent Ability to Resolve Intellectual Property Disputes

The method of resolving disputes through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), is deep rooted in the Indian Culture and instances of the same can be traced back to the days of Ramayana and Mahabharata. In Mahabharata

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Transformative Metamorphosis Under Copyright Law

A lot of people take inspiration from other’s copyrighted work to create something new, whether it is a movie, song, or painting. No matter whether the inspired work is adaptive work...

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Players Involved in Cybercrime & Role of intermediaries

Technological advancement and easy accessibility of Internet has made the burgeoning cyberspace vulnerable and the repercussions associated with it can be Withessed in the recent times.

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Can Hashtags be Registered as Trademark?

Today, social media plateforms have emerged as one of the most powerful marketing channels for brand owners, and hashtags have become a populer and effective marketing tool.

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Is Geographical Indication Sufficient to Aid the Indian Economy?

Geographical Indication (GI) is a type of Intellectual Property, which aims at identifing a product with its uniqueness specific to a region or a method of traditional production.

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Artificial Intelligence & Copyright

Artificial Intelligence(AI) is not a new concept and has been studied for decades and even today, its remains one of the most obscure subjects in Computer Science.

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COPYRIGHTS, COVER VERSIONS AND THE MUDDLE.

Knowledge flourishes only if shared.However, writing anything in this era where censure is celebrated more than skepticism, always poses great risk for an another.

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INTERNET OF THINGS IN INDIA – INNOVATION AND PROTECTION

With the advent of software patent litigation in India, it is high time for the courts to bring out a clear test of patentability to CRI....

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AMENDMENTS MADE TO IPR (IMPORTED GOODS) ENFORCEMENT RULES

Brief note on the Amendment of Notification Nos. 47/2007 – Customs NT and 51/2010 - Customs Nt by the department of revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

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Time to tackle piracy through dispute resolution

Copyright owners face an array of challenges in protecting and enforcing their rights online, including on social media, and it’s time for a new dispute-resolution policy that is administered internationally.

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FRAND or foe

The recent tussles between standard-essential patent (SEP) holders and implementers have garbbed the limelight in the arena of patent litigation.

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VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE

Bitika Sharma looks at the interplay between plant variety and patent protection in India, and considers the situation in the US, Canada and Europe .

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The evolving Indian trademark environment (sponsored discussion)

Sudeep Chatterjee and Jaya Mandelia talk about some of the most important court cases and legal developments in India, as well as some best practices for enforcement.

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