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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Draft Model Guidelines on implementation of IPR policy for Academic Institutions

The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management, under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DIPP) floated a 23 page model guidelines booklet on the…


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WEEKLY(IP)DATE-September 2019,Week 3

New reformations with a tinge of social responsibility has been the highlight of this week's Intellectual Property news. Lets see what's in store.


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The Trademark Office to the rescue; to rectify errors and issue fresh Trademark Registration Certificates.

Trademark holders can finally stop fretting over errors in their trademark registration certificates with the much-welcomed notice by the Indian Trademarks Office dated September…


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An Overview of Standard Essential Patents

Did you know that there is an entire system that dictates the quality and features of technological devices, which everyone in the industry has to follow? This is the world of…


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WEEKLY(IP)DATE-September 2019,Week 2

This week has seen interesting Intellectual Property news which have are novel and very interesting. From Disney getting patents to incorporate scent into the rides at their theme…


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