WEEKLY(IP)DATE- March 2020, Week 4

This week, the WeeklyIPdate covers the news about IPO releasing notifications for extension of deadlines, India’s first COVID-19 IP case- Dettol vs Lifebuoy and about how there has been a 61% decrease in Trademark Examination reports. Indian IP office notifications relating to the extension of deadlines at the time of COVID-19. India’s First Covid-19 IP Dispute- Dettol vs Lifebuoy. 61% Decrease In…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- March 2020, Week 3

This week, the WeeklyIPdate covers the news about the need for a lawyer’s consent to publish pleadings, adjournments at IPO due to COVID-19 and inspection of Reliance’s documents in the Trastuzumab Suit. Court holds that pleadings cannot be published without Lawyer’s consent. Adjournments made at the IPO due to COVID-19. Delhi HC Allows Genentech’s Internal Expert to Inspect Reliance’s…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- March 2020, Week 2

This week, the WeeklyIPdate covers the new order from Delhi HC on the Trastuzumab Litigation case, Injunctions against playing Copyright Protected Music given by Madras HC and about whether in the name of Free Speech, is falsehood being promoted in the Parachute case. Trastuzumab Biosimilar Litigation Saga: A New Order from the Delhi High Court. Injunctions against playing Copyright protected Music/Songs During…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- March 2020, Week 1

This week, the WeeklyIPdate covers the Delhi HC controlling prices for newly patented drugs, the development of Osmania University opening a patent cell, the Civil groups urging Govt not to dilute IP Laws, and about the concerns of News Aggregators based on IP regulations in the EU. Delhi HC Issues Notice on Petition Challenging Price Control Exemptions for Newly Patented Drugs. Civil society groups urge govt not to dilute IP……


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- February 2020, Week 4

This week, the field of Intellectual Property has seen a series of infringement suits across various domains, which seem to be screaming for justice. Let’s check out what is happening. LG accused of copyright infringement by Zipit Wireless. LeBron James’s media company accused of infringing trademark. Gilead fails to invalidate two of US’s HIV patents.…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- February 2020, Week 3

The Intellectual Property news this week, focusses on the progress that intellectual property aims to attain in the near future. Let’s find out what they are aiming at. Google acquires a patent for ‘pay-per-gaze’ advertising. Samsung has unveiled its new foldable phone- keeping up with Apple and Huawei. China’s Central Bank filed for 84 patents related to digital currency.…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- February 2020, Week 2

The Intellectual Property news this week, has a very positive tone which is highlighted by interesting cases. Let us see what’s brewing.  Apple patent reveals a new iPhone design. Sonos accuses Google of infringement in audio patents. Disney CEO apologizes after a school is fined for showing Lion King. Delhi HC restrains E-Commerce platforms from selling goods of…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- February 2020, Week 1

The news in the field of Intellectual Property this week, highlights the changing trends in the field with interesting cases at hand. Let’s check out what is happening. Greta Thunberg files a trademark for her name and for ‘Fridays for Future’.   CalTech wins $1.1 billion jury verdict in patent case against Apple, Broadcom.  Ferrari in legal battle with a charity organisation over the…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- January 2020, Week 4

This week, the news in the field of Intellectual Property is very interesting that it will keep you on your toes. Let’s quickly check out what is brewing. Nintendo dodges $10.1 million Jury verdict in Texas as the judge ruled that the iLife Patent was worthless. Amazon files international trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’. 2019 hit song, 7 Rings under scrutiny for Copyright infringement.……


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- January 2020, Week 3

The Intellectual Property news this week, deals with landmark cases and interesting innovations- leaving room for a lot of debate and discussion. Let us unravel the news to see what’s trending. IBM leads in the maximum number of US patents for the  27th  year. Industry rivals back Google in the Supreme Court fight against Oracle. Amazon is working on technology that makes customers’ hand work…