Tatas get temporary reprieve from Bom High Court and Justice Patel endorses academic suggestion

As our readers may recall, Justice Patel of the Bombay High Court had, earlier this month, rejected an application by Tata Communications Limited (TCL), an internet service provider, for modification of its John Doe order in the Dishoom case and ordered it to comply with the order. The application had sought permission to display a generic error message on the blocked URLs instead of a customized one for each particular order as directed by the court. The reason cited by…

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SpicyIP Events: Workshop on SEPs: Patents and Antitrust Issues in the High – Tech World

SpicyIP is happy to announce that the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Competition (CIIPC) at National Law University, Delhi is organising a one-day workshop by Prof. Jay Kesan and Dr Kirti Gupta on SEPs: Patents and Antitrust Issues in the High-Tech World, on 27th August 2016 (Saturday) from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The venue for the workshop is India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi- 110003. About the workshop CIIPC is committed to furthering the academic dialogue surrounding innovation, intellectual property, and competition law, with a view towards shaping the legal and policy…

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Guest Post: IPAB dismisses a patentee’s plea to surrender his patent

We are happy to bring to you a guest post by Sribindu Chivukula. She graduated in Chemistry from State University of New York, Buffalo in the year 2012. She is a registered Indian patent agent and is presently associated with a leading law firm based out of Delhi. All the views expressed in the post are her personal views. Title: IPAB dismisses a patentee’s plea to surrender his patent Author: Sribindu Chivukula Section 63 of the Patents Act entitles a patentee to…

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SpicyIP Events: International Patent Drafting Competition to be held by IIPRD

SpicyIP is very happy to announce that the Institute of Intellectual Property Research and Development (IIPRD) is soon to conduct the International Patent Drafting Competition (IPDC) 2016! The IPDC has come to be after the success of the National Patent Drafting Competition (NPDC) 2015, which started as an initiative to spread awareness on patent issues whilst also seeking to enable practitioners to understand the essentials of patent drafting. The IPDC also hopes to promote the development of the skill of…

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