Patent

Del HC Allows Natco to Export Bayer’s Nexavar under the Bolar Exemption


In a significant development today, Justice Endlaw of the Delhi High Court held that ‘export’ of a patented invention for experimental purposes is also covered under Section 107A of the Patents Act, 1970 (India’s Bolar exemption) and thus does not amount to patent infringement. It accordingly allowed Natco to export Bayer’s patented drug ‘Sorafenib Tosylate’ (for which it was granted a compulsory license in 2012) to China for the purpose of conducting development/ clinical studies and trials. It rejected Bayer’s…


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SpicyIP Events: 4th WTI – CWS Joint Academy on International Trade and Policy


We are happy to announce that The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland and the Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India will be conducting the 4th WTI – CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy (“Joint Academy”), from June 5– June 30, 2017 in New Delhi. The last date for submission of applications is March 31, 2017. For further details, please read the Call for Applications below. 4th WTI – CWS JOINT ACADEMY…


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SpicyIP Events: INTA’s Workshop on Building Aspirational Brands in Mumbai


We are pleased to announce that INTA is organising a half-day workshop on ‘Building Aspirational Brands’ on March 15, 2017 at St. Regis Hotel in Mumbai. For details, please read INTA’s post below.   Register today for INTA’s half-day India Workshop in Mumbai- Building Aspirational Brands March 15, 2017 | St. Regis Hotel | Mumbai, India The International Trademark Association (INTA) is pleased to invite you to register for its half-day India Workshop on March 15 at the resplendent St. Regis…


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Others

SpicyIP Jobs: Research Fellows (Law) at CIIPC, NLU Delhi


We are happy to announce that the National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, three full-time RESEARCH FELLOWS (LAW) for the CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITION (CIIPC), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. About the Centre: CIIPC was established in the year 2015 with the objective of contributing to academic and policy oriented dialogues in the areas of innovation, IP and competition. The Centre is currently having five major research projects…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: MIP International Patent Forum 2017 on March 8 & 9 in London


We are pleased to announce that the 7th Annual MIP International Patent Forum 2017 will take place on March 8 & 9 at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London. The Forum brings together leading IP experts from multiple jurisdictions and industries to discuss and debate on significant international patent developments. The agenda for this year also includes a session on ‘Exploring India’s developing IP landscape’. Registration for the Forum is open. To know more about the event and register for it,…


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5th SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: Applications Close on March 10


Have you applied for the SpicyIP Fellowship yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Apply immediately! Applications close on March 10, 2017. The details of the Fellowship are as below. If you wish to read what our current batch of fellows have to say about their experience so far, please click here. About the Fellowship For those of you new to the blog, the SpicyIP fellowship is a coveted position for those seeking to make a mark in the world of IP. Warning though:…


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Others

SpicyIP Jobs: Full-time Lawyer at Screenwriters Association, Mumbai


We are pleased to announce that the Screenwriters Association (SWA), (formerly, the Film Writer’s Association) is inviting applications for the appointment of a full-time lawyer to be based at its office in Mumbai. About SWA SWA is a registered Trade Union of Screenwriters of the Film and Television industry. Its primary objective is to promote and secure the interests of its member Screenwriters, including settlement of their disputes with the producers, directors, Television channels, Film studios etc. SWA has a…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: INTA’s 139th Annual Meeting 2017 in Barcelona, Spain


We are pleased to announce that INTA will be convening its 139th Annual Meeting from May 20 to May 24, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. The early bird registration for the meeting ends on March 3. For further details, please read INTA’s post below.   Join the International Trademark Association (INTA) in Barcelona, Spain in May for the INTA Annual Meeting On Saturday, May 20 through Wednesday, May 24, global intellectual property professionals will convene in Barcelona, Spain for the 139th…


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Copyright

Yet Another Victory for Educational Access as Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Copyright Board’s Fair Dealing Analysis


This week (February 20-24) is being celebrated as the 4th Annual Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week! A week that celebrates the importance of the doctrine of fair use/ fair dealing of copyrighted works in US, Canada and other jurisdictions! There wouldn’t be a better occasion to bring to you this post on yet another victory for fair dealing and education in Canada that came close on the heels of the recent victory for educational access in the DU photocopy case in…


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Launch of EIPIN Innovation Society Project: 15 Fully-Funded PhD Positions


We are pleased to announce that the European IP Institutes Network (EIPIN) will soon be launching the EIPIN Innovation Society project that sets up a European Joint Doctorate programme. EIPIN is recruiting 15 PhD candidates for this programme, who will be conferred a joint or double doctoral degree from two of the five participating universities at the end of the programme.  The details of the project are outlined in its press release below: “The European IP Institutes Network (EIPIN), a consortium…


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