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Groundless/Baseless legal threat of infringement of trademarks in India

The Indian Trademark Law grant exclusive rights to the trademark owner. The exclusivity here indicates that the trademark owner has the liberty to…


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…


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…


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…


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…