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1) Miramax sues Tarantino over planned ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs Miramax, an American entertainment and production company, has filed a lawsuit against Quentin Tarantino over the director’s plans to create and auction off a series of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) based on… Continue Reading →

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1) Himachal’s ‘Chamba Chappals’ and Lahauli Socks, Gloves given GI tag Himachal Pradesh’s renowned handicraft slippers Chamba Chappal has been granted the Geographical Indication Tag. With a rich heritage dating back to the Rajas of Chamba, the slippers are crafted… Continue Reading →

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1) Paramount sued over right to create a Breakfast at Tiffany’s Sequel In a recent development, American film production company Paramount’s right to create a prequel, sequel, or a television series to the revered classic ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ has been… Continue Reading →

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1) Trademark Payoff: BharatPe versus PhonePe BharatPe’s Postpe has approached the Delhi High Court with six cancellation actions against multiple registrations held by USA’s Walmart-owned PhonePe. The cancellation actions are for the ‘Pe’ trademark in the Devanagri script. BharatPe had… Continue Reading →

Can Influencers Be Liable for Trademark Infringement by the Brands They Promote?

In this article, Srishti Sneha deals with the jurisprudence surrounding the two types of trademark infringement and writes about endorsers’ liability under Indian law.

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1) Russian court bars sale of Samsung phones over patent lawsuit In a decision dated October 19, The Moscow Arbitration Court barred Samsung Electronics from importing or selling 61 of their smartphone models in Russia. The decision was over a… Continue Reading →

Fair Use & The Warhol Saga: Second Circuit’s Amended Opinion Causes Confusion

Ankita Malik and Amala Govindarajan deal with the Second Circuit decision that put an end to the controversy surrounding Lynn Goldsmith’s photograph of Prince, which may be the beginning of new lawsuits that determine the future of Pop Art.

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1. AI Machines cannot be granted patent on inventions: U.S Judge In a recent decision, a U.S federal judge ruled that a computer using artificial intelligence cannot be listed as an inventor on patents, because as per the U.S law,… Continue Reading →

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 1. Taylor Swift tries to shake off lyric infringement suit Taylor Swift has moved for a summary judgment to throw out a lawsuit that accuses her of infringing lyrics in her chart-topping single “Shake it Off”. The specific lyrics in… Continue Reading →

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1.  Amul Wins Trademark Case in Canada Recently, the Federal Court at Ontario, Canada permanently barred a company, Amul Canada from infringing the trademark and copyright of India’s dairy giant, Amul. On observing that Amul Canada directed public attention to… Continue Reading →

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