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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...

Temporary Injunctions In Matter Of Intellectual Property

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The capacity to obtain adequate redress in situations of intellectual property infringement is critical to the worldwide patent protectionist regime's success. The Patent Act of 1970 (hereafter...

Can Trademark Right Be Asserted In A Registered Design?

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Brief Facts: The plaintiff namely Havells India Limited, filed a suit seeking, among other things, a permanent injunction based on their registered designs Nos. 280666 and 328605. The Plai...

Concept Of Related Rights Under Copyright Law

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From many years entertainment has played a very significant role in human beings' lives be it movies, songs, Drama etc. All the forms of entertainment gained equal recognition and praise by the...

Patenting Biotechnical Life Forms: Analyzing Bioethics And Challenges Of Law

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Biotechnology and genetic engineering have enabled the creation of new life forms, as well as the evolution of existing ones. The keywords of current scientific advancements and study include s...