Copyright and Music – Licenses in India

If you’re in India and have ever been near an elevator, you’ve probably heard Kenny G playing the saxophone. Owners of malls, hospitals, independent retail outlets, housing…


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The Law of Designs and Passing-off in India

A recent judgment of the Bombay High Courtt that I came across addressed issues relating to the laws of design which I found very interesting, mainly because they weren’t issues…


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Web Analytics and Website Visitor Statistics – Trademark Usage in India

The Delhi High Court recently had the opportunity to decide a case on trademark infringement and passing off where they examined the concept of usage of a trademark in India.…


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Trending: Hashtags as Trademarks

Not too long ago, advertisements on the radio, print media and television were the best means to spread the word about any goods or services that were to be marketed. Times have…


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Recording your Intellectual Property with Customs in India

So you’ve filed and registered your trademark, and have been using it consistently. Life goes on as merrily as possible until you realize that there are counterfeit products with…


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The Politics of Indian Intellectual Property

For those of you who decided to read the article based on the title, expecting some hard hitting piece of English prose on India and US talks on IP based on the issue of pharma…


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Start-up Tips – Integrated Circuit Layout Designs Simplified

Tech start-ups seem to be the flavour of the day in most entrepreneur meets but amidst the wide array of software companies there is an oft neglected team of people who work…


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Old tactics but New game – Trademark Bullying

From the newspapers to our daily lives and our secret fears – it’s all about being intimidated by the big guy. Most of us believe (or is it just me?) that they can be overpowering…


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The Five Commandments of Networking for Indian Lawyers

It all starts in the womb. I don’t mean anything euphemistic or metaphorical, but literally; I was recently told that to get into premier schools in India, parents have to apply…


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The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you!

In December 2013, we put up a post on our blog about our intention to raise funds for a local non profit organization called Hope For the Hopeless (HFTH). We are very happy to…


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