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Beginners’ Awareness Workshop on Patent Oppositions in the Pharmaceutical Field [Dec 13-15; Apply by Dec 10]


We’re pleased to inform you that Inter University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS), CUSAT and Third World Network are jointly organising a free Beginners’ Awareness Workshop on Patent Oppositions in the Pharmaceutical Field from 13th to 15th December, 2021. Beginners’ Awareness Workshop on Patent Oppositions in the Pharmaceutical Field Inter University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS), CUSAT and Third World Network are jointly organising a Beginners’ Awareness Workshop on Patent Oppositions in the Pharmaceutical Field. The workshop is online and is open…


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Publication

Call For Submissions: NUALS’ Blog ‘The IP Site’


We’re pleased to inform you that The Centre for Intellectual Property Rights of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi is inviting submissions for its official blog, The IP Site on a rolling basis. For further details, please see the announcement below: Call for Blogs – The IP Site, the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), NUALS Kochi The Centre for Intellectual Property Rights of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), invites submissions for its official…


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Others

Is it Kurta? Is it a Kaftaan? It’s GUCCI: Why GUCCI May Not be Accountable This Time Too


We’re pleased to bring to you a post by Niharika Salar. Niharika is an Assistant Professor at the NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Is it Kurta? Is it a Kaftaan? It’s GUCCI: Why GUCCI May Not be Accountable This Time Too A few months ago, Gucci was found selling a peculiar outfit named “organic linen kaftan”. Following this incident, news of Zara selling lungi as ‘check mini skirt’ a few years ago had resurfaced on social media. This isn’t the…


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Trademark

DRS Logistics v. Google: Revival of the Third-party Trademark as a Keyword Dispute


We are pleased to bring you a guest post from Payal Saraogi, on a recent decision of the Delhi High Court on Google’s use of trademarks as advertisement keywords. Payal graduated from the School of Law, Christ University in 2020, and currently practices as a disputes lawyer. She advises/represents clients on issues related or unrelated to those discussed in the post. DRL Logistics v. Google: Revival of the Third-party Trademark as a Keyword Dispute Payal Saraogi The steady growth in…


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Opportunities

Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference [Online; February 9-12]


We are pleased to inform our readers that the Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference will be held online from February 9-12, 2022. The deadline for submission of the request to present a paper and the abstract is December 10, 2021. For further details, please read the post below: Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference February 9-12, 2022 The IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Network is pleased to announce the Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA)…


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Opportunities Publication

Call For Papers: NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review Vol. IV [Submit by December 31]


We’re pleased to inform you that the NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review is inviting contributions to the fourth volume of the journal. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2021. For further details, please read the call for papers below: Call for Papers: NUALS Intellectual Property Review (Vol. IV) The NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review (ISSN 2582-4244) is a peer-reviewed, double blind and open access journal, operating under the aegis of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), NUALS. The…


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Opportunities

Panel Discussion on 3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges [November 13]


We’re pleased to inform you that Department for the Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) IPR Chair, GNLU and Microsoft Chair on IPR Law and Policy Research are jointly organizing a Panel Discussion on ‘3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges‘ on 13th November, 2021. Panel Discussion on 3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges We are pleased to cordially invite you to the Panel Discussion on ‘3D Printing and Intellectual Property: Prospects and Challenges’ jointly organized by Department…


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COVID-19 Patent

Free Online Course on ‘Access to Medicines, TRIPS and Patents’ [Nov 18-Dec 17; Register by Nov 8]


We’re pleased to inform you that Third World Network (TWN) and Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) are organising a free five-week online course/workshop on ‘Access to Medicines, TRIPS and Patents’ from 18th November, 2021. The deadline for registration is 8th November, 2021. For further details, please read the announcement below: Online Course on ‘Access to Medicines, TRIPS and Patents’ [Nov 18 – Dec 17] Third World Network (TWN) and Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) are organising a…


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COVID-19 Event Innovation Patent

Conference: Intellectual Property, COVID-19, and the Next Pandemic: Diagnosing Problems, Developing Cures


poster for conference

We’re pleased to inform our readers of a very interesting looking international conference coming up in a few days, on Covid and IP protection. The conference is on 5th-6th November and it is free to attend. The registration page is here. As described by the organisers: The conference aims at sharing ideas on how we can use intellectual property as a tool for promoting not just innovation but also equitable distribution of life saving drugs in low and middle-income nations….


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Opportunities

SpicyIP Tidbit: Applications open for WIPO’s Young Expert Program


WIPO has started up an interesting looking 2 year “Young Expert Program” for promising candidates that are 35 and younger, with an application due in approximately 2 weeks from now. The program’s landing page states that the deadline is on November 19th. The detailed application page also seems to indicates that the program intends to prioritise candidates from developing and least developed economies. Specifically it states: WIPO’s Young Experts Program is a brand new initiative, aimed at forging the next…


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