August 27, 2020

The term ‘SEP’ has become widely known owing to the recent wars between smartphone manufacturers around the globe. In India, a patent holder has an exclusive right over a patent protecting its invention as per the Patents Act (1970). Further, the patent holder is under...

August 24, 2020

A. INTRODUCTION

“A patent is a grant but inventorship is a right”, quotes Kalyan C. Kankanala in his highly revered book “FUN IP: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property”. While for times immemorial, patents have been categorized as rights granting “intellectual monopoly...

August 19, 2020

Introduction

The core function of a trademark is to act as a source identifier of goods and services, whereas the core benefit of a trademark enjoyed by a Registered Proprietor is the negative right that it acquires to stop others from using an identical with and/or dec...

August 17, 2020

In this case, the Plaintiff, through its predecessor in title i.e. Alstom India Ltd. entered into a contract for designing and manufacturing of facilities for a hydro-electric project with Lanco Teesta Hydropower Limited (LTHPL), a Special Vehicle Company that is part...

August 14, 2020

In a highly anticipated decision in the Ferid Allani matter[1], the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has upheld the patentability of Computer Related Inventions (CRI) clarifying that the invention in question had a significant technical contribution to the...

August 13, 2020

The judgement of the Single Bench of the Delhi High Court deals with the evergreen issue of illegal and rampant distribution of news on social media platforms and the liability of the administrator of the groups as well as the social media platforms themselves.

Brief Fa...

August 7, 2020

The Bombay High Court refused to grant an interim injunction in a copyright infringement in a case against the Netflix web-series ‘BETAAL’ while deciding upon the interim Applications in the case of Sameer Wadekar & Anr. Vs Netflix Entertainment Services Pvt. Ltd [1].

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