International Copyrights under Copyright Act, 1957: Everything you need to know: Lawcirca

International Copyrights under Copyright Act, 1957: Everything you need to know

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…

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What Is the Term of Copyright in India: LAWCIRCA

What Is the Term of Copyright in India?

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…

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Rights of Broadcasting Organizations and of performers under the Copyright Act, 1957 : Lawcirca

Rights of Broadcasting Organizations and of performers under the Copyright Act, 1957

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…

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Scope, Extent, Procedure and Benefits of Registration of Copyright in India : LawCirca

Scope, Extent, Procedure and Benefits of Registration of Copyright in India

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.…

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Publication of Patent Application in India : Lawcirca

Publication of Patent Application in India

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 country

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The Coca Cola company vs Bisleri International Pvt Ltd, 20 October 2009 : Lawcirca

The Coca Cola company vs Bisleri International Pvt Ltd, 20 October 2009

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.

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Assignment and Transmission of Trademarks in India - Lawcirca

Assignment and Transmission of Trademarks in India

“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.

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Register of Patents

Register 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.

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Patent Opposition System in India

Patent Opposition System in India

Patent guarantees exclusion right or rather monopoly over a product or process. This is granted when someone justifies the exclusive right and complies with the patentability criteria. The opposition system in India under the Indian Patents Acts exists to restrain people from wrongfully obtaining patents and to avoid frivolous or petty innovations.

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