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…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- January 2020, Week 2

The Intellectual Property news this week has had a positive tone with a lot of development in the process. Let’s see what is happening. Prince Harry and Meghan could face a fight to protect ‘Royal Sussex’ brand. The USA to probe Fitbit, Garmin, other wearable devices after Philips complains of infringement. IPO publishes the first official Patent Journal for the year 2020.…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE- January 2020, Week 1

The Intellectual Property news at the start of this new year has been quite interesting and competitive in nature. Let’s see what is brewing. IIT Delhi files 150 patents on 2019. Amazon files a patent for Hand ID technology. Bruce Lee’s daughter sues fast food chain over image use. Patent office rejects Tatas’ plea for Swach water purifier. Fun Fact:…


WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019,Week 5

Although it is the last week of the year, the field of Intellectual Property has been bustling with some interesting news. Let’s check out what’s in store. Nike was issued its patent for blockchain-compatible sneakers called ‘CryptoKicks’. Gibson is suing Armadillo Enterprises over guitar trademarks. NYC doctor sues Apple Inc. over Apple Watch’s patents.……


WEEKLY(IP)DATE-December 2019,Week 4

This week has been a very speculative one for the IP fraternity, as the content in the news seems to go both ways. Let’s check out what happened.  Apple, Cisco, Daimler and BMW complain to Brussels over patents. Alibaba Group wins two U.S. patents designed to make its blockchain network safer and faster. ICANN throws out second .org appeal due to the Uniform Rapid Suspension in place.…