Trademarks- A sanctioned vent of cultural appropriation-II

While trademark is meant for a dual function of identifying and distinguishing from others, public interest and community sentiments have also been taken into consideration in…


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WEEKLY(IP)DATE- October 2019, Week 2

This week's Intellectual Property news highlights, the difference in the levels of sensitivity among Courts and companies alike, in terms of using and respecting Intellectual…


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The Right to be Forgotten

Privacy law was seen in a new light in two landmark judgements given by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The judgements will act as a significant precedent when…


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Nei Patent ; Nei Infringement

Upon a thorough examination, the Court concluded that if a patent has not been renewed, no action for infringement would lie. Similarly, once the patent is published, no…


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WEEKLY(IP)DATE- October 2019, Week 1

Intellectual Property enthusiasts are excited to welcome the development in technology and judgements which this week has seen. Let's peek into what's happening.


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Subtitle – Another Movie?

This order by the Hon’ble Bombay High Court, delivered on 28th September, 2019 pertaining to subtitles in movies, is one such droplet that will potentially open the floodgate for…


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WEEKLY(IP)DATE-September 2019,Week 5

The Intellectual Property world has seen new developments which promises progress in IP policies and its rulings. Lets see what's laid out.


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Trademarks – A sanctioned vent for cultural appropriation?

Imagine not being able to label your lungis, as “lungi” because a juggernaut has registered a trademark for the word? Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Kim Kardashian West attempted…


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The Influence of the Influential

Celebrities influence us the deepest. Irrespective of our ‘literacy’, they help us ‘decide’ whether to buy a particular brand or not, through their appearances in advertisements.…


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WEEKLY(IP)DATE – September 2019, Week 4

The Intellectual Property world has seen new developments which promises progress in IP policies and its rulings. Lets see what's laid out.


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