Trademark

Inviting Into Our Consciousness: Prosecution History in Trade Mark Infringement


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Eashan Ghosh on the treatment of prosecution history in trade mark infringement proceedings. Eashan has been practicing as an intellectual property advocate and consultant in New Delhi since 2011, and teaches a seminar on intellectual property law at National Law University, Delhi. Eashan writes about Indian intellectual property law on his Medium page. He has written several guest posts for us in the past as well, which can be viewed here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here….


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Copyright

New(s) Questions and Fair Use: Using Copyright to Curtail Expression?


We’re pleased to bring you a guest post from Akshat Agrawal on a recent order that raised questions on the extent / limitations of the exemptions and limitations to Indian copyright law. Akshat is a lawyer, interested in IP policy, currently litigating at the Patna and the Delhi High Courts. You can see his previous posts for us here. New(s) Questions and Fair Use: Using Copyright to Curtail Expression? Akshat Agrawal The Bombay High Court through order dated 27th April 2022…


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Trademark

MakeMyTrip vs Booking.com – Looking at the Delhi High Court Injunction on Usage of Adwords


We’re pleased to bring you a timely guest post by Sangita Sharma on a recent order by the Delhi High Court, on the usage of a competitor’s registered trademarks as keywords or adwords. Sangita is a 3rd year student at Gujarat National Law University and has previously written for us here and here. MakeMyTrip vs Booking.com – Looking at the Delhi High Court Injunction on Usage of Adwords Sangita Sharma In an order dated 27th April 2022, Justice Prathiba M….


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Opportunities Sponsored

[Sponsored] LexisNexis to Celebrate World IP Day with Daily Webinars


We’re pleased to inform you that LexisNexis will be conducting daily webinars from April 25 to April 29 to celebrate the upcoming World IP Day. For details, please see their announcement below: LexisNexis to Celebrate World IP Day with Daily Webinars As a forward-thinking organization, the role IP plays in fostering fair and responsible innovation for all—and how it cultivates the spirit of innovation in the next generation—are key topics for our team at LexisNexis Intellectual Property Solutions. That is…


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Copyright Others

A (More!) Problematic Plagiarism: Thinking About The Allegations Against UGC


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We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Lokesh Vyas thinking through the implications of ‘authoritative’ bodies engaging in plagiarism or lifting of content, as he looks at the recent allegations of plagiarism against the University Grants Commission. Lokesh is an LLM Candidate (IP and Technology) at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL), Arcadia Fellow at PIJIP, and Arodhum Scholar, 2021. He graduated from the Institute of Law Nirma University, Ahmedabad in 2021. You can find his earlier…


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Copyright

PPL’s Revival or Reincarnation?


We’re happy to bring you a guest post by Akshat Agrawal on a recent order by the Delhi High Court in the matter of RMPL v. PPL regarding the conflict over registration as collecting societies. Akshat is a lawyer, interested in IP policy, currently litigating at the Patna and the Delhi High Courts. He has previously written for us here, here, here and here. PPL’s Revival or Reincarnation? Akshat Agrawal In a recent order dated 11th April 2022, passed by…


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Courses & Workshops Patent

Awareness Workshop on Patent Oppositions in the Pharmaceutical Field [April 20-22; Apply by April 15]


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 20th to 22nd April, 2022. For further details, please see the announcement below. Beginners’ Awareness Workshop on Patent Oppositions in the Pharmaceutical Field Inter University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and Third World Network are jointly organising a Beginners’…


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Trademark

RPG Enterprises v. Riju Ghoshal: Bombay High Court Looks at Sections 29(4) and 29(5) of Trade Marks Act


We’re pleased to bring you a guest post by Ujjawal Bhargava on a recent order from the Bombay High Court in the matter of RPG Enterprises v. Riju Ghoshal and Anr, dealing with well known marks, and infringement under the Trade Marks Act, 1999. Ujjawal is a fifth-year student of the Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad and has a keen interest in the subject of Intellectual Property, specifically copyright and trademark laws. RPG Enterprises v. Riju Ghoshal: Bombay High…


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Copyright

News and Views: Copyright Hues and Authors’ Dues


We’re pleased to bring to you this guest post by our former fellow Aparajita Lath. Aparajita is a lawyer based in Bangalore. She works in a law firm that advises technology companies. The views expressed in this post are personal. Her previous posts on the blog can be viewed here, here, here and here. News and Views: Copyright Hues and Authors’ Dues  Aparajita Lath Tensions between news publishers and digital platforms providing search and news aggregation services have been growing globally for…


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Opportunities Patent

Webinar on ‘Is the Leaked TRIPS Waiver Text a Loss for India?’ [March 30]


We’re pleased to inform you that Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), People’s Vaccine Alliance (India) and Campaign for Access to Medicines, Diagnostics and Devices (CAMD-India) would like to invite you to a webinar on “Is the leaked TRIPS Waiver text a loss for India?” to discuss the critical issues in the leaked text on 30th March, 2022. For further details, please see the announcement below: Webinar on ‘Is the leaked TRIPS Waiver text a loss for India?’ The World Trade Organization…


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