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Karnataka HC Stays Government Order Fixing Trait Value on Licensing of Bt Cotton


The author of this post is Rahul Bajaj, our first SpicyIP Fellow for 2016-17. In what will come as a huge relief to agricultural biotechnology companies, the Karnataka High Court has stayed the Central Government’s order dated March 8th, 2016, which slashed the royalty fee that agriculture biotechnology companies like Monsanto charge for the genetic modification of cotton seeds by a whopping 74%. As we’ve noted on this blog before, the Ministry of Agriculture issued a price control order on…


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Events

Fifth Annual IP Teaching Workshop, 2016


SpicyIP is happy to announce that the Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University Delhi, in association with the National Academy of Law Teaching, NLU Delhi, is organising the Fifth Annual IP Teaching Workshop- 2016 on 31st March & 1st April 2016. In 2012, the first IP teaching workshop identified several broad challenges faced by teachers of intellectual property law in India. In 2013, the second IP teaching workshop focussed on IP teaching techniques, use of…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Vacancy at LawStreetIndia


SpicyIP is happy to announce a job opportunity at LawStreetIndia (Taxsutra’s Corporate Law portal) for lawyers and/or company secretaries with an interest in IP and Competition laws. Read on, or see the job posting on our site, for more details: Work at www.LawStreetIndia.com relates to research and analysis on the latest case laws / legal updates on Companies Act, FEMA, Securities Law, IP Law and Competition Law. The candidate should have more inclination towards: IP Law and Competition Law. Work relates to tracking cases, preparing…


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SpicyIP Tidbit: Announcing 3rd WTI–CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy


We’re happy to announce an exciting opportunity for those of our readers interested in international trade law and policy. The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland (WTI) and the Centre for WTO Studies at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India (CWS) are launching the 3rd WTI–CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy. The course will cover, inter alia, the basics of some multilateral agreements, trade remedies, investment law, and IP components of trade agreements. The Centre…


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SpicyIP Tidbit: IICA announces Courses in Competition Law


We’re very happy to announce that the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) has opened applications for two of its courses on Competition Law, comprising strong IPR modules. Read on for more details of the courses: Certificate Course in Competition Law (CCCL) Duration: 3 months (February – April 2016) The CCCL has been designed for professionals, who wish to fully grasp the impact of competition law on business strategy, and development competence on competition law compliance. Advanced Professional Course (APC)…


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SpicyIP Event: 2016 ITechLaw India Conference


We are very happy to announce that registrations are open for the ITechLaw India Conference, scheduled to be held in Bangalore from January 27-29, 2016.   SpicyIP readers also get a special discounted ‘Member / Affiliate’ registration fee! For any questions regarding registration, contact [email protected]  Read on for more details from the ITechLaw team: Register Today 2016 ITechLaw India Conference “How Technology is Changing the Digital Life, Lifestyle Business and the Underworld” The Taj West End, Bangalore, India | 27-29 January 2016 Register Today!…


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SpicyIP Tidbit: FICCI’s Online Certificate Courses on IPR- Announcement for Registration


We are happy to announce that the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has been organising two online certificate courses on IPR, which might be of interest to our readers, for the past 5 years. Please note that registrations for these courses have already started. Online Certificate Course on Competition Law & Intellectual Property Rights (IPComp) Online Certificate Course on Intellectual Property Rights(IP) Read on for more details about these courses: Online Certificate Course on Competition Law…


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Others

Announcing the 2016-17 SpicyIP Fellowship!


We’re very happy to announce the next edition of the SpicyIP Annual Fellowship! Applications are now open for the 4th edition of the Fellowship, and we look forward to hearing from those of you who would like to join our team of bloggers. Happily, our earlier SpicyIP Fellows follow in the tradition of being invited to stay on with the SpicyIP Team, so you will continue to hear from Balaji Subramanian, Kartik Chawla and Kiran George on the blog. The…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at ARCIALA, SMU (School of Law)


SpicyIP is happy to announce an exciting opportunity for scholars interested in working on Asian and comparative IP law- the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA) at the School of Law, Singapore Management University, has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. The Centre was inaugurated in May 2015, recognising the growth potential of Asia and the need for effective and practical policies to channel this potential by encouraging creativity and innovation. It aims…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Research positions under MHRD IP Chair, IIT Madras


It might be of interest to some of our readers that the MHRD IP Chair at IIT Madras is looking to recruit a Research Associate (full-time) and Research Interns (till March 2016). More details on these positions are below: Recruitment for the Post of Research Associate Applications are invited for the post of Full-Time Research Associate (01) under the MHRD IPR Chair at IIT Madras. Candidates with a LL.B. / LL.M. degree having not less than 60% of marks may apply for…


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