Delusion over Indian Performance Rights Society being a part of Copyright Society

In India, PRS is embodied through the Indian Performing Right Society Ltd. (IPRS), which was registered as a copyright society under Section 33 of…


How Toyota turned the table for Trans-Border Reputation in India

Trans-Border reputation is a concept that has been well founded in the Indian legal system since the landmark Whirlpool decision in 1996. This…


TN govt re-christens video piracy cell to IP Right Enforcement Cell

The new policy is clearly informed by conservative pro-Intellectual Property (IP) ideology; yes, we are talking about the Tamil Nadu Government’s…


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Protection of Plant varieties in India: lack of choices?

Any person as described under Sec.16 of the Act can apply for the registration of a new variety of plant with the Office of the Registrar, Protection…


Protecting your brand/trademark with the Amazon Brand Registry

Amazon started something called Amazon Brand Registry, an exclusive program designed for the sellers so that they can manage their brand, products,…


Why Startups need to protect their Intellectual Property before disclosing it

your Start-up would revolve around your IP in one way or the other and managing and protecting the same might actually decide the ground for you.


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New initiatives from the copyright office for registration of copyrights in India

Digital technology is drastically changing our ways of life, whether it's home or office and the Copyright office is no exception to it. In its…


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Last Opportunity by the Indian Trademark Office to file Response to Examination Report not attended to

The Indian Trademark Office yet again released a default notice against several thousands of trademark applications that were examined before March…


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Trademark Opposition proceeding in India

Opposition proceeding in India, though very long, is very interesting and fun. Before diving into the procedure of Opposition proceedingopposition…