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Commercialisation and Intellectual Property Rights in India

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Intellectual property (IP) is an intangible property, where a person uses his own intellect, to create belonging, which is unique and distinctive from others, such as inventions, designs and sy...

Meta Links or Meta Tags: The Invisible use of a Trademark

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What happens if a trademark is not utilized in connection with a tangible good? E-commerce transactions emerged with the introduction of the internet. Various meta links with allusions to trade...

Copyright of The 21st Century Art: Video Games

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Video games, the word itself drives the attention of the youth of today's generation. Video games and the gaming industry have become a major recreational activity in today's time and are incre...

Coverage-Disclosure Conundrum in Indian Patent Jurisprudence

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The concept of coverage and disclosure in patents was thoroughly discussed in Novartis case[1]. Patent applications for genus-species are widespread in the pharmaceutical industry. These applic...

Overview On The Problem Of Trademark Infringement And Passing Off In India

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A very well known principle was established pertaining to trademark infringement in one of the landmark judgements of southern vs. how,1617 that states "nobody has any right to represent h...

Key Contractual Provisions Of A End User License Agreement

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Copyright is that intangible property built on the concoction of originality, fixation and minimal creativity, further it is protected with the compound of rights granted with it such as reprod...

Kacha Badam: Copyright Violation

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'Kacha Badam' song videos are mindless violations of the copyright of a poor music creator. Bhuban Badyakar, a peanut seller from West Bengal composed the song 'Badam Badam Dada Kacha Badam,...

Indian Law Of Privacy And Trade Secrets: Analyzing Conundrum Of The Secrecy A...

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In India there is no substantive legislation to govern the privacy and data protection matters yet. It is very important that trade secrets and other sensitive information as well as intellectu...

Compulsory License under The Indian Patents Act

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Compulsory licences are permissions granted by the Controller General to a third party to manufacture, use, or sell a patented product or process without the approval of the patent owner. Th...

Gene Patenting And Right To Health

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Genes contain the blueprint of the human body. Since the genetic code contains all the information necessary for organized physiological activity of the body, patent over a gene can be determin...