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Manupatra to Launch E-Learning Platform ‘LawSkills’


We are pleased to inform our readers that Manupatra is launching an e-learning platform, ‘www.lawskills.in‘, aimed at bridging the gap between legal education and profession. The launch is to take place on June 28, 2017 at Silver Oak, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. As per Manupatra, “LawSkills is an e-learning platform that aims to revolutionize professional online education in the field of law. LawSkills will attempt to leverage technology and build an ecosystem of industry practitioners and learners to make learning easy,…


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SpicyIP Events: Trade Talk on IP, Innovation & Public Interest To Be Hosted by Centre for WTO Studies Tomorrow


We are pleased to inform you that as part of the 4th Joint Academy, the Centre for WTO Studies is also hosting a series of Trade Talks. These are short talks on contemporary issues in world trade that are presented by the Resource Persons of the Joint Academy.  The details of the Third Talk are provided below: Trade Talk by Mrs. Jayashree Watal, Counsellor, Intellectual Property Division, World Trade Organization, Geneva Topic– IP, Innovation and Public Interest Date: Wednesday, 21 June 2017…


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Copyright

Content Legitimacy and Copyright: Guest Post by Justice G. Patel


We are extremely pleased to bring to you a guest post by Justice Gautam Patel. Justice Patel needs no introduction. One of the finest IP judges to have walked the hallowed halls of the Indian legal firmament, he’s given us one insightful decision after another. He was rated as one of the top 50 IP personalities in 2014-15. In fact most of the decisions covered on this blog in the last year or so are from his stable. We are…


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SpicyIP Events: 6th Annual IP Teaching/Research Workshop, 2017


We are pleased to announce that the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi and Centre for Intellectual Property Rights & Advocacy (CIPRA), National Law School of India University, Bangalore are organising the 6th Annual IP Teaching/Research Workshop, 2017 on July 2-3, 2017. For further details, please read their post below: Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC) National Law University, Delhi & Centre for Intellectual Property Rights & Advocacy (CIPRA) National Law School of India University, Bangalore VI…


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Copyright

SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: Kaun Banega Copycat: Sony Takes One Plus To Court


We are pleased to bring to you a guest post by our Fellowship applicant, Sreyoshi Guha. Sreyoshi is a 4th year student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune. This is her third submission for the Fellowship. Kaun Banega Copycat: Sony Takes One Plus To Court Sreyoshi Guha Over the last month or so, the IP community has been abuzz with news and events that have culminated in interesting debates and discussions on the blog itself. Somewhere amidst all of the hustle, a…


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Patent

Del HC Stays Its Previous Order Allowing Natco to Export Bayer’s Nexavar Under the Bolar Exemption


We are pleased to bring to you this guest post by our intern, Radhika Agarwal. Radhika is currently working as a Research Fellow at the Centre for WTO Studies at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Del HC Stays Its Previous Order Allowing Natco to Export Bayer’s Nexavar Under the Bolar Exemption Radhika Agarwal Recently, SpicyIP reported a landmark order of the Delhi High Court (dated March 8, 2017), where it had ruled that ‘export’ of a patented invention for…


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Copyright

SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: The “Charging Bull v. Fearless Girl” Controversy – Part II


In Part I of this post, our Fellowship applicant Kuhuk Jain analysed whether the placement of Fearless Girl in opposition to Charging Bull amounts to infringement of copyright or moral rights of the latter’s creator, Arutro di Modica, under the US copyright law. In Part II, she analyses this issue under the Indian copyright law. SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: The “Charging Bull v. Fearless Girl” Controversy – Part II Kuhuk Jain Continuing from the previous post on the controversy surrounding Fearless Girl…


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Copyright

SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: The “Charging Bull v. Fearless Girl” Controversy – Part I


We are pleased to bring to you a two-part guest post by our Fellowship applicant Kuhuk Jain. Kuhuk is a 4th year student at National Law University, Delhi. This is her first submission for the Fellowship. The “Charging Bull v. Fearless Girl” Controversy – Part I Kuhuk Jain Recently, New York saw an interesting copyright controversy regarding an art work, the Fearless Girl, placed near the Wall Street in opposition to another art work, the Charging Bull. The Charging Bull…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: FICCI’s Online Certificate Course on Competition Law & IPR


We are pleased to inform our readers that the deadline for registration for the May-June 2017 session of the online certificate course on IPR and competition law conducted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has been extended till May 10, 2017. For further details, please read their post below: “About the Course Any business and legal decision of a modern day corporations are intertwined. As distinction between roles in the office of CEO and General Counsel…


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Copyright

Breaking News: IRRO Challenges Del HC’s DU Photocopy Judgment Before the Supreme Court


In a latest development in the DU photocopy case, that we thought had come to a close with the publishers (OUP, CUP and Taylor & Francis) withdrawing the suit last month, the Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation (IRRO) has filed a Special Leave Petition before the Supreme Court challenging the judgment passed by the Division Bench of the Delhi High Court on December 9, 2016. The Division Bench, comprising Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Yogesh Khanna, had refused to grant an interim injunction to the publishers,…


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