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Post Graduate Diploma in IP & Patent Law by NLU Delhi and GIIP


The National Law University, Delhi and the Global Institute of Intellectual Property is all set to offer a One Year Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in IPR and Patent Law. The programme will be available at all major cities in India and will be using HughesNet Global Education Platform (for real-time Interactive Onsite Learning). The National Law University, Delhi was established in 2008 with the initiative of the Delhi High Court in the National Capital Territory and is a premier Law…


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OXFORD INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MOOT


The Oxford IP Moot is one of the most prestigious international IP Moots. The Second Oxford IP Moot will take place on 19th and 20th March 2010 at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford. Details about the moot court competition including the problem and the rules will be posted on the website shortly. Unlike the previous year’s moot problem and conversazione, which was based on scientific innovation, this year’s problem in the words of the Chairman of the moot “has a more…


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IP BUSINESS FORUM 2009


Registration is now open for IP Business Forum 2009.There is a special discount of 10% for SpicyIP subscribers. Click here for details and to REGISTER and avail of the discount. You can also Register by clicking on the Lexis Nexis Icon on the left side of the page. Registration is open only for one more week. The Conference is happening on the 6th and 7th of November 2009 in New Delhi. The IP Business Forum 2009 will equip you with…


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Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law


The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law is accepting papers for its third volume to be released in 2010. The Journal is published by the NALSAR University of Law. Contributions are invited in the form of essays, articles, notes and comments. The last date for submission of papers which was initially set at October 5, 2009 has now been extended to October 30, 2009. Submission guidelines and previous articles can be found on the IJPIL website.


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IP Hall of Fame, 2010


THE NOMINATION PROCESS FOR THE IP HALL OF FAME 2010 IS NOW OPEN. The IP Hall of Fame honours individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the global Intellectual Property system. Inductees to the Hall of Fame have included people from various backgrounds, united by their commitment to the promotion of Intellectual Property. The Hall of Fame has been devised and developed by the IP Publication Intellectual Asset Management Magazine. Hurry and start nominating as the process closes on 2nd…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Fabulous Oppurtunity for Patent Attorneys


Interested candidates are requested to apply immediately. Please direct your queries in this regard to [email protected] Position Title: Patent Attorney Firm Profile: One of India’s leading law firms Location: Delhi Roles and Responsibilities:1. Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications2. Dealing with Patent Oppositions3. Preparing written opinions on issues of patentability4. Conducting patent searches, patent landscaping, analysis etc Required Qualification:1 – 2 years experience with patent drafting and prosecution Salary:Commensurate with the best in the industry Contact:If interested, please drop an…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Fabulous Opportunity for Patent Attorneys


Position Title: Patent Attorney Firm Profile: One of India’s leading law firms Location: Delhi Roles and Responsibilities: 1. Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications 2. Dealing with Patent Oppositions 3. Preparing written opinions on issues of patentability 4. Conducting patent searches, patent landscaping, analysis etc Required Qualification: 1 – 2 years experience with patent drafting and prosecution Salary: Commensurate with the best in the industry Contact: If interested, please drop an email with your CV to [email protected] @gmail.com>


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Advanced Patent Drafting Workshop Being Organised by CII


Confederation of Indian Industry & Andhra Pradesh Technology Development and Promotion Center is organizing an Advanced Patent Drafting Workshop on Patent Drafting & Technical Skills(Better Training, Better Writing and Better Patents) Date: 5-6 October 2009 Venue: National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad 500 407 Fee Structure per delegate: Rs. 5000/- India is growing in technology in leaps and bounds yet there exists a dearth of professionals who understand the dynamics involved in the field of Patent…


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Delhi HC refuses to let ‘patent linkage’ in through the back door


The Delhi High Court on the 18th of this month in a judgment delivered by Justice Ravindra Bhat dismissing a writ petition filed by Bayer Corporation. Bayer Corporation sought to restrain the grant of a license under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act (henceforth referred to as Drugs Act) to Cipla for its drug “Soranib”. The landmark judgment also awarded costs amounting to Rs 6,75,000 which is payable in equal shares to the Union of India and Cipla. (There has been…


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In Favour of Allowing Retail Sales of Tamiflu


The past few weeks have seen an increase in the number of people infected by swine flu in the country. There is presently no vaccine for the flu and the popular antiviral drug which is being supplied by the government of India is oseltamivir. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu is the patented brand name) is patented by Gilead and exclusively licensed for the purpose of manufacture and sale to Roche. Gilead’s attempt to patent the drug in India was rejected by the Patent…


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