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SpicyIP Jobs: Research positions at JIRICO, O.P. Jindal Global University


SpicyIP is happy to announce this opportunity to join a research team at the O.P. Jindal Global University. Read on for details of the posting. O.P. Jindal Global University is pleased to offer an opportunity to join the Jindal Initiative for Research in Intellectual Property and Competition (JIRICO) as Research Analyst, Senior Research Analyst and Statistician to undertake cutting-edge research on topical issues at the interface of IP and competition law in the ICT industry. The project research will be…


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SpicyIP Announcement: INTA’s 2016 Ladas Memorial Award Competition


SpicyIP is glad to announce that the International Trademark Association’s 2016 Ladas Memorial Award Competition is now open to students, professors and practitioners. Sponsored by the law firm of Ladas & Parry LLP, the Ladas Competition was established in memory of outstanding practitioner and author, Stephen P. Ladas. The award is presented every year for the best student and professional paper. Award winners will be announced in early March 2016. Eligibility: Student Category Eligible students must be enrolled as either full- or…


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SpicyIP Tidbit: Naik Naik & Co launches a media and entertainment law certificate course in collaboration with ILS Law College, Pune


Naik Naik and Company, Mumbai will be conducting a three day certificate course on media and entertainment laws from 4th to 6th December, 2015, in collaboration with ILS Law College, Pune. The course is being conducted by Mr. Ameet Naik, Founder and Managing Partner of Naik Naik and Company and an alumnus of ILS, along with Ms. Madhu Gadodia and Mr. Ravi Suryawanshi, Partner-Media and Entertainment division of Naik Naik and Company. The certificate course is a specialised one in Media &…


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Publication

Call for Submissions: Indian Journal of International Economic Law


We are very happy to announce this call for submissions from the Indian Journal of International Economic Law. Submissions are invited for 2 upcoming issues, one of which is focussed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. More details below and in the IJIEL Final Call for Submissions document: The Indian Journal of International Economic Law is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issues – Volume 8(1) and 8(2). As you all know, the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is a law journal published…


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SpicyIP Weekly Reviews (19th to 31st October)


(Posting on behalf of Kartik Chawla.) The SpicyIP Highlight of the Fortnight period is Thomas’ post on the Enforcement Directorate attaching IPRS’ assets. He discusses the bases of the allegations, and makes note of the fact that an attachment by the ED indicates that there is the ED at least has reasons for believing that the proceeds in question are the proceeds of a crime. He discusses the history of the IPRS, shrouded in mystery as it is, and how…


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Guest Post: The Rs. 400 crore war between Monsanto and Indian seed companies with threats of price control and compulsory licencing of patents


What role could the competition and IPR frameworks play in a dispute between Monsanto and Indian cotton seed manufacturers? Prashant Reddy weighs in on the question of the extent to which private contract disputes can be interfered with by State regulation. (Long post ahead) The Rs. 400 crore war between Monsanto and Indian seed companies with threats of price control and compulsory licensing of patents Author: Prashant Reddy There is a storm brewing over foreign IP rights in India and,…


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