Events

SpicyIP Events: WIPO-WTO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property 2018, Geneva


We are pleased to announce that the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) are jointly organizing a two-week colloquium for teachers of intellectual property from developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The 15th Colloquium will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from June 18-29, 2018. A copy of the provisional programme for the colloquium is available here. Interested candidates need to complete the Application Form online by March 11, 2018. If you have any…


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Patent

Breaking News: Delhi High Court Asks Govt. for Status Report and Action Taken on Patent Working


(This post has been authored by and published on behalf of Prof. Shamnad Basheer) Some great news at long last! Many of you may recall that along with the indomitable Sai Vinod, I’ve been trying to persuade the Patent Office to ensure that it takes the patent working disclosure requirement more seriously and force patentees to comply with this important “transparency” requirement. To this end, I had filed a PIL in 2015. Court Ruling Today: Background For some background on…


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Events

SpicyIP Events:14th ITechLaw 2018 International India Conference, Bangalore


We are pleased to announce that ITechLaw is organising the 14th ITechLaw 2018 International India Conference from January 31, 2018 to February 2, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Bangalore. Register before January 12, 2018 to avail the early bird discount. For further details, please read their announcement below: 14th ITechLaw 2018 International India Conference (January 31 – February 2, 2018, Bangalore) The 14th ITechLaw 2018 International India Conference organised by ITechLaw is returning to Bangalore this year.  The conference will…


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Patent

Interim Arrangements : Frequent and Effective in SEP Litigation in India


We are pleased to bring to you our first guest post for the year by Ms. Punkhuri Chawla. Punkhuri is a Research Analyst at the Jindal Initiative on Research in IP and Competition (JIRICO) at the O.P. Jindal Global University. Interim Arrangements – Frequent and Effective in SEP Litigation in India Punkhuri Chawla Philips filed one of the earliest SEP litigations in India in the year 2009, pertaining to its DVD technology.[1] It was one of the first cases, in which…


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Others

A Look Back at India’s Top IP Developments of 2017


It is that time of the year again when we look back and take stock of all the significant IP developments that India witnessed during the year gone by. While it might be fair to say that this year was quieter for the Indian IP landscape as compared to the last year, there were still a number of important developments that took place. This year, we have divided these developments into four categories: a) Top 10 IP Cases/Judgments (Topicality/Impact) b) Top 10 IP…


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Publication

2017 Asian Edition of WIPO-WTO Colloquium Research Papers Launched


We are pleased to announce the recent launch of the 2017 and the first Asian edition of the ‘WIPO-WTO Colloquium Research Papers’, a joint publication by the WIPO Academy and the WTO Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division. The publication is a compilation of fourteen research papers from the 2017 Regional WIPO-WTO Colloquium for IP Teachers and Scholars in Asia that was held in Singapore in February this year. By way of background, the WIPO-WTO series of annual colloquia for…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: Workshop on Trademark Strategies in Europe, Mumbai


We are happy to announce that Boehmert & Boehmert, Patent Attorneys, Germany will be conducting a workshop on Trademark Registration, Protection and Enforcement in Europe on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Mumbai. For further details, please read the workshop announcement below: Trademark Strategies in Europe: Workshop by Boehmert & Boehmert, Patent & Trademark Attorneys, Munich, Germany This workshop will give you all the recent updates you need to secure, protect and enforce your trademarks in a constantly changing legal environment in Europe with special…


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Publication

Call for Papers: NLU Jodhpur’s Journal of Intellectual Property Studies (Volume 2, Issue 1)


We are pleased to announce that NLU Jodhpur’s Journal of Intellectual Property Studies [JIPS] is inviting original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Summer 2018 Issue of the Journal (Volume 2, Issue 1). The last date for submissions is January 20, 2018. For further details, please read the journal’s call for papers below: Call for Papers : Journal of Intellectual Property Studies The Board of Editors of the Journal of Intellectual Property Studies [JIPS], published under the aegis of National…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: The Prof. T.N. Daruwalla 4th Memorial Lecture, Mumbai


We are pleased to announce that the Intellectual Property Law Practitioners Association (IPLPA) along with The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) is hosting the T.N. Daruwalla 4th Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m. on 19th December, 2017 in Mumbai (M.C. Ghia Hall, Kalaghoda).  This lecture is annually hosted in honour of Prof. T.N. Daruwalla, Advocate & Solicitor, Bombay High Court who was known internationally for his knowledge and work in the field of intellectual property laws. The topic for the lecture this…


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Others

SpicyIP Jobs: Research Fellow (Law) at CIIPC, NLU Delhi; Applications Close on December 18


We’re pleased to announce that the National Law University, Delhi is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, one full-time Research Fellow (Law) for the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. The deadline for sending applications is December 18, 2017. For further details, please read the call for applications below.  Call for Applications – Research Fellow (Law)  Position: The National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis,…


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