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Customs Recordal in India – Averting the cross-border movement of infringing goods

To record an IP right with the Customs, a right holder must submit an application in writing with the necessary documents and information.


How to register your brand with the Amazon Brand Registry

Amazon Brand Registry (ABR) is medium through which sellers (who can also be businessmen, manufacturers or retailers) who are selling their products…


A brief analysis of the Annual Report 2016-17 of the Indian Intellectual Property Office

The Annual Report 2016-2017, released by the Office of the CGPDTM has provided a detailed report of the recent changes in India’s IP regime. This…


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Acting in Dual Capacity- Barred by law?

As we all know, advocates and solicitors ought to obtain a power of attorney from their clients including non-resident clients, in order to…


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Intellectual Property Protection in Maldives

The Maldives has no legislation that has been enacted in terms of Intellectual Property Rights. To circumvent this, there is sufficient trademark…


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,…