IPR ISSUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

Abstract: In this fast facing world, inventions and variations in the technology is a common trend. Intellectual Property Rights aims to protect the rights of those who create this innovation or variations. Biotechnology is one of the field which is also growing at fast rate. This Article deals with basic introduction , types of biotechnology, … Continue reading IPR ISSUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

IPR to Magic Methods

Abstract The IP protection of magic methods has been a topic of concern since long. Magicians copying each other’s tricks, revelation of tricks, etc. are a few of the many issues. But there are ways in which magicians can protect their tricks and methods. This study is undertaken with a view of enquiring as to … Continue reading IPR to Magic Methods

IMPACT OF INTERNET ON IPR

Abstract The biggest contribution to the modern world is of the technology, specifically internet which helps in easy flow of information. The ease of obtaining information and communication has improved the working of the logistics which has made the operations far more convenient than it were earlier. However, it has a downside as well as … Continue reading IMPACT OF INTERNET ON IPR

BERNE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF LITERARY AND ARTISTIC WORKS -1886

Abstract : There is an increasing need for well equipped laws in field of copyright law expanding to organisations and multi national companies. The Berne Convention, adopted in 1886, deals with the protection of works and the rights of their authors. This Article deals with the basic introduction, principles, rights under the convention, it’s international and … Continue reading BERNE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF LITERARY AND ARTISTIC WORKS -1886

Integrated Circuit Layout Design Protection

Abstract Intellectual Property has undoubtedly acquired a vital economic position in today’s world. The scope of IP is inclusively wider, which in turn emphasizes the importance of intellectual property rights protection system. In this digital era, the exchange of information occurs instantaneously as it can be stored readily on semiconductor integrated circuits or chips. Chips … Continue reading Integrated Circuit Layout Design Protection

SOUND RECORDINGS AND REPRODUCTION UNDER COPYRIGHT LAW

ABSTRACT Intellectual Property Law is the field of law which is emerging and achieving some extra-ordinary results. It helps in protecting the ideas, designs and innovations for the smooth conduct of the business activities. It is basically in place to avoid unjust enrichment. In our day to day activities, we often deal with copyrights. These … Continue reading SOUND RECORDINGS AND REPRODUCTION UNDER COPYRIGHT LAW

HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED V. EMAMI LIMITED: TRADEMARK WARS OVER “GLOW AND HANDSOME”

In light of the BLack Lives Matter Movement, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) had recently announced the change in name of two of its 'beauty' products. Skin lightening product Fair & Lovely (for women) was to be rebranded as "Glow & Lovely" and Men's Fair & Lovely (for Men) as "Glow & Handsome".However, a week prior … Continue reading HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED V. EMAMI LIMITED: TRADEMARK WARS OVER “GLOW AND HANDSOME”

Yahoo! Inc. vs. Akash Arora & Anr

INTRODUCTION The Yahoo! Inc., the plaintiff in this case is a well-known American web service provider known in the world for providing web-based services. Akash Arora, the defendant in this case began to provide his web-based services by using a trademark that was phonetically similar to that of the plaintiffs. This case is a landmark … Continue reading Yahoo! Inc. vs. Akash Arora & Anr

Crocs Inc. USA v. Bata India Ltd and Ors.

Introduction Hundreds and Thousands of cases are filed in courts for Intellectual Property and mainly on industrial design.  Industrial design or design patent is a type of intellectual property right that give exclusive right to the owner of the article to sell and protect the design. All these are embodied in Design Act of 2000 … Continue reading Crocs Inc. USA v. Bata India Ltd and Ors.