The IP Site

Intellectual Property Delivered. Initiative of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, NUALS

Page 2 of 6

Disney’s Inside Out: A Review of Daniels v. Walt Disney Co.

Shrudula Murthy and Karthik Subramaniam, in detail, analyse the recent decision ” Daniels v. Walt Disney Co” by The United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Patentability of Inventions by AI Machines: Issues of Inventorship and Ownership

Third-year law students Kunal Bhardwaj and Rachit Tapati discuss the concepts of inventorship and ownership of inventions by AI, as part of the continuing conundrum of whether AI can hold patents as inventors.

The Undefined Concept of Originality under the Copyright Laws

Kopal Chaturvedi analyses the evolution of the concept of “originality” in copyright laws. The author gives a comprehensive account of various theories and doctrines developed by courts over time.

Viability of the Hot News Doctrine Today

Shubhank Suman explores the relevance and growth of the “Hot News” or the INS doctrine in an era of excessive information. The potential of the doctrine and the challenges to the same in India is the key focus of this article.

Trademark Infringement vis-à-vis Manufacturing of Automobile Spare Parts

By, Yash Raj and Smriti Shukla The Automobile Sector has been the subject of numerous trademark infringements by various third party spare parts manufactures. The prevalent trade practice among the automobile manufacturers is that they either manufacture the spare parts… Continue Reading →

Is Statutory Licensing of Music the Only Remedy to Eliminate Anti-Competitive Behaviour of Music Right Owners?

Neha Uppin examines recent developments in the Copyright Act and landmark decisions with respect to statutory licensing and its impact on the Indian music industry. The article focuses on the intersection and conflict between Copyright law and Competition law and in finding a balance between the two.

Orphan Works in the Age of Digitization

The issues posed by orphan works in an age where millions of books are being converted, stored and used in the form of digital books have been explored by Rose Ann Joseph. She also takes the reader through the ‘Google Books’ case.

Fair use as a Scope of Copyright Protection

Sherry Shukla and Arpit Lahoti discuss in detail the doctrine of fair use and the different nuances of it using relevant case laws and statutory provisions.

TRIPS and IP Crimes

By, Saransh Chaturvedi    Introduction The adoption of Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), which formed part of the agreements established the World Trade Organization, established a minimum level of protection with respect to various forms… Continue Reading →

Conflict of Western Ideas with Local Customs: Intellectual Property Regime in the Middle East

By, Mohit Kar Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR”) in the Middle East are based on the idea of Western influence on foreign laws, which have now been assimilated into the local laws.[i] It is an illustration of the West’s supremacy in… Continue Reading →

« Older posts Newer posts »

© 2020 The IP Site — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑