By Shivani Bisht Introduction Pre-grant opposition is regarded as a key safeguard against over-reaching monopolies, particularly for pharmaceutical patents. To give this sufficient teeth, Section 25(1) of the Patents Act of India, expressly entitles ‘any person’ to file it… Continue Reading →
By Kishalaya Pal Consolidation into Internal Management The dispensation in India has adopted a highly peripheral approach to deal with the issue of protection of IPR. That is to say, the scope of their efforts is limited to facilitation… Continue Reading →
By Kishalaya Pal Small and medium enterprises (“SME”) have emerged as a highly effective and dynamic sector of Indian industries and economy. Not only does it contribute immensely to production, but it also generates massive employment, second only to… Continue Reading →
By Kedar Ganesh Dhargalkar In the words of Louis Litt, “Is that Champagne? From the region, in France? Because if it’s not, it’s called Sparkling Wine”, or in other words, it’s a ‘sham-pagne’. The reputation of champagne precedes it… Continue Reading →
In this article, Nishtha Nikhil Gupta discusses the scope of directors’ rights and suggest ways of affording due protection to their efforts and skill under the Indian copyright regime.
In this article, Srishti Sneha deals with the jurisprudence surrounding the two types of trademark infringement and writes about endorsers’ liability under Indian law.
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.
In this article, Shouraseni Chakraborty comprehensively covers various tests used by Indian courts in determining the extent of copyright infringement in movies.
Anoushka Chauhan analyzes in-depth, the mechanism of copyrights and licensing in music through Taylor Swift’s recent tussle for her rights.
Anushka Agarwal revisits the celebrated Bollinger case. She provides a detailed analysis of the Classic Trinity test laid down in this case and examines if it is still relevant. The article also explains the difference between the remedy of passing-off and trademark infringement.