“With a fast-moving pandemic, no one is safe, unless everyone is safe” Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed The virus has now spread over the globe, causing…View More INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT: A BARRIER TO PUBLIC HEALTH?
Compulsory License is the term usually associated with a statutory license to do an act covered by a particular right without the prior permission of…View More Licensing Under Copyright Act, 1957
Unlike patents, copyright is easy to obtain and also, unfortunately, easy to infringe. One of the salient features of copyright is that it need not…View More International Copyrights under Copyright Act, 1957: Everything you need to know
The provisions of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 and the Copyright Rules, 1958 as amended from time to time and applicable as on today, governs…View More Copyright Office and Appellate Board: Everything You Need to Know
Intellectual Property Rights or IPR are the legal rights to protect the creative, artistic or inventive works of the individual(s). One of such right is…View More What Is the Term of Copyright in India?
A “performer”, according to the Copyright Act, 1957 means a person who by acting, singing, playing an instrument, dancing or in some other way performs…View More Rights of Broadcasting Organizations and of performers under the Copyright Act, 1957
Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings.…View More Scope, Extent, Procedure and Benefits of Registration of Copyright in India
INTRODUCTION The provisions of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 and the Copyright Rules, 1958 as amended from time to time and applicable as on today,…View More Ownership of Copyright and Rights of Copyright Owners in India
“Freedom of Press is an article of faith with us, sanctioned by our Constitution, validated by four decades of freedom and indispensable to our future…View More FREEDOM OF PRESS & MEDIA: ALL THE IMPORTANT CASES AND LANDMARK JUDGEMENTS
Publication of Patent Application in India is one of the prime stages in the process to get the patent. Once the application for filing of the patent is made according to the Indian Patent Act 1970, Application shall be published for public inspection for 18 months from the date of filing or priority date of the patent. The act made it mandatory for every patentee to publish the patent application for the inspection of the general public in the official gazette of the countryView More Publication of Patent Application in India
In this case between Coca Cola Company vs Bisleri International Pvt Ltd plaintiff contended that there is an infringement of trademark within and outside the jurisdiction from where the brand trade. Here the question arises is that what amount to the infringement of Trademark if one decides to go outside the territorial limits of the country to do business with the same Trademark.View More The Coca Cola company vs Bisleri International Pvt Ltd, 20 October 2009
“Trademark means a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others and may include the shape of goods, their packaging and combination of colours.” Which in layperson language suggests that any sign-on product or services that create it totally different from the opposite or simple to differentiate one from the opposite may be a Trademark.View More Assignment and Transmission of Trademarks in India
A trademark is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from that of another when used in trade and it is used…View More Trademark infringement and its remedies
According to section 24 of The Trade Marks Act, 1999, when two or more persons or legal entities come together for creating a joint entity…View More Can a Trademark be Jointly Owned?
“Steal ideas, steal facts but do not steal words.” Dan Poynter The Copyright Act of 1957 is the primary legislation governing copyright in India. Copyright…View More Offences and Appeals under Copyright Act
Copyright is one form of Intellectual Property Protection provided to the authors of artistic and literary works. It is a bundle of legal rights, essentially…View More COPYRIGHT LAW IN INDIA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Focus keyword- Conditions for registration Additional keyword- Conditions for registration of trademark in India, Section 3, Registrar. Intellectual Property Law has become one of the…View More Conditions for Registration of a Trademark in India
Focus keyword- Registered users Additional keyword- Section 49, registered proprietor, registration as a registered user Intellectual Property law has many sub-divisions within it. However, among…View More Everything about Registered users of Trademark in India
Focus keyword- Controller’s powers Additional keyword- Section 77, Section 78 Whether it is corporate or criminal or anything else, every law in the world must…View More General Powers of Controller General of Patents
Register of patent contains all the updated information regarding a patent that is granted. It serves as a database and prima facia evidence for every proceeding instigated under the Indian Patent’s Act before the Controller or the Appellate Board. When there is any change in the title, interest, or information contained in the patent, the patentee or the title owner is under the obligation to intimate it to the controller so that he can make the necessary changes in the register.View More Register of Patents