Patent

Patent Agent Examination 2016 Paper-I Answers


The patent agent examination 2016 was held last month on November 27. The exam comprised two papers, one objective type (Paper-I) and other descriptive type (Paper-II). Mr. Muthu SenthilKumar has sent us a copy of the Paper-I wherein he has marked the correct answers and mentioned the relevant legal provisions. We have uploaded it on our website. Those interested, can view it here. Thanks to Mr. Muthu SenthilKumar for sending this to us.  


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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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Copyright

DU Photocopy Appeal Decision: Another Landmark Victory for Access to Education in India


As many of our readers may already be aware, a Division Bench of the Delhi High Court, last week, pronounced the judgment in the DU photocopy case appeal that marked a spectacular victory for access to education in India. In a 58 page judgment, rendered in less than two weeks from the start of the appeal arguments, the Bench comprising Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Yogesh Khanna refused to grant an interim injunction to the plaintiff-publishers and emphatically ruled that making and…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Associate Manager – Legal at OnMobile Global Ltd., Bangalore


We are pleased to announce that OnMobile Global Ltd. is inviting applications for the position of Associate Manager – Legal. Interested candidates must send their applications to Mr. John Mathew at [email protected] Location: Bangalore Job Band: SP1 Department: Legal & Compliance Reports To: Director – Legal & Compliance Job Description: Draft, review, negotiate and finalize proposals, NDAs, LOIs, business agreements, various vendor and service provider contracts, consulting agreements, technology and licensing agreements, marketing/advertising agreements with various service providers and customers including telecom…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Senior Manager/Manager – Compliance at OnMobile Global Ltd., Bangalore


We are happy to announce that OnMobile Global Ltd. is inviting applications for the position of Senior Manager/Manager – Compliance in Bangalore. Those interested in applying for this position are required to send their applications to Mr. John Mathew at [email protected] Job Band: SP2 Department: Legal & Compliance department Reports to: Director – Legal & Compliance Job Description: To oversee & manage compliance issues within the organization, ensuring that OnMobile is complying with regulatory requirements and that its employees are complying with internal policies…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: Workshop on Patent Strategies in Overseas Markets for Auto Components Companies., New Delhi


We are happy to announce that Boehmert & Boehmert, Patent Attorneys, Germany will be conducting a workshop on Patent Strategies in Overseas Markets for Auto Components Companies on January 10, 2017 in New Delhi. Auto components industry is one of the shining sectors of India. With rising exports and overseas manufacturing and M&A activities, it is important to have deep understanding of intellectual property in overseas markets, especially relating to Infringement, Technology Licensing, Harvesting IP portfolio, Joint-Ventures, M&A, Freedom to Operate,…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: 7th Emerging Markets Finance Conference, 2016


We are happy to announce that the IGIDR Finance Group in collaboration with Vanderbilt Law School is organising the 7th Emerging Markets Finance Conference, 2016 from December 13 – 17, 2016 in Mumbai. The conference, among other sessions, will hold a session on ‘Intellectual Property, Copyright and Patent Finance’ on December 15. The details of this session are as follows: Session IV (09:30 – 11:05) Panel On Intellectual Property, Copyright and Patent Finance New Intersections between Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property: Lessons…


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Copyright

Report of the Panel Discussion on ‘Copyright and Course Packs: A Collision of Competing Values? at Oxford


As informed to our readers earlier, a panel discussion on ‘Copyright and Course Packs: A Collision of Competing Values?’ was organized by the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre (OIPRC) and the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development (OICSD) on November 24, 2016 at Somerville College in Oxford. The panel comprising leading copyright law scholars and representatives of the publishers discussed the implications of the judgment passed by the Single Bench of the Delhi High Court in the DU photocopy case on September 16,…


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Others

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


We are pleased to announce that registration has commenced for the Jan-Feb 2017 session of the online certificate course on IPR and competition law conducted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The last date for registration is December 31, 2016. 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 diminishes, it is important to understand and learn the complex…


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Events

SpicyIP Events: National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights in New Delhi


We are happy to announce that PHD Chamber in collaboration with University of Delhi (under the aegis of IPR Chair), is organizing a two day National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on December 16 & 17, 2016 at PHD House in New Delhi. About the Conference Intellectual Property is the term given to the generation of original intellectual or creative activity. India has become a member of the global patent regime by signing TRIPS and recently the Madrid protocol but…


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