The Locarno Classification is established by the Locarno Agreement,1968. It is an international classification used for the purposes of the registration of industrial designs. It presents the list of goods in class and subclass order. India has not signed Locarno… Continue Reading
The previous post discussed how the Controller may accept or refuse an application for registration of designs under the Designs Act,2000. This post discusses the third stage – the acceptance of application is followed by registration of design as follows-… Continue Reading
In one of the previous posts, it was discussed that India needs more legislations to protect men. In this post, an attempt is being made to justify the need for pro-women legislations analytically. The Indian society is emerging. As per… Continue Reading
Although the debate on Unifrom Civil Code (UCC) has been overshadowed by several other “useful” news, however, UCC remains a contentious topic till date. UCC means the codification of laws pertaining to all citizens irrespective of the religion they profess.… Continue Reading
The General Clauses Act, 1897 combined and expanded the General Clauses Act, 1868 and General Clauses Act, 1887. The Act is referred where a particular word is not defined under a Central Act. Act – Section 3 defines “Central Act”… Continue Reading
Intellectual property in India is regulated by several laws, rules and regulations under the jurisdiction of different Ministries/ Departments. The statutes governing different kinds of IPRs in India are Patents Act, 1970; Trade Marks Act, 1999; Designs Act, 2000; Geographical… Continue Reading
The Intellectual Property Appellate Board currently exercises jurisdiction over Trademarks, Patents, Geographical Indications and Copyright Cases. The IPAB has its headquarters at Chennai. Provisions relating to Intellectual Property Appellate Board S.No. IP Law Relevant Provision… Continue Reading
The field of copyright and related rights has expanded enormously during the last several decades with the spectacular progress of technological development that has, in turn, yielded new ways of disseminating creations by such forms of communication as satellite broadcasting… Continue Reading
Corephotonics Ltd., an Israeli company and the maker of dual lens camera technology, has filed a complaint against Apple Inc. in the U.S. Federal Court of California alleging patent infringement.
Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc. has filed a complaint against Happy Mutanta, LLC, the parent company of BoingBoing, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, for copyright infringement.