Opportunities

Call for Applications: CUSAT’s Minor IP Research Project for Teachers 2020-21 [Apply by Sep 25]


Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS),Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is inviting applications for Minor Research Project 2020-21 in the research area of IPR for teachers from across Kerala and the rest of India. The applications must reach the University on or before September 25, 2020. For further details, please see the announcement below: Minor Research Project at IUCIPRS, CUSAT Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is inviting applications for Minor…


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Copyright Trademark

What We Understand and Imagine Dynamic IP Injunctions To Be


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Eashan Ghosh, sharing some thoughts on where our law is headed with dynamic IP injunctions following the Delhi High Court’s Snapdeal order from a few weeks ago. 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, including a monthly review of Delhi High…


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Copyright Publication

Book Release: Digital Copyright Law – A Comparative Study of the Limitations and Exceptions Relating to Education


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Dr. Betsy Rajasingh on her recently released book ‘Digital Copyright Law: A Comparative Study of the Limitations and Exceptions Relating to Education’. Dr. Betsy is an Assistant Professor at Saveetha School of Law, Chennai. Her research interest lies in IP laws, internet laws and the inter-relationship between IP, technology, and social and economic development. After completing her LL.B. at Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai, she went on to pursue…


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Opportunities Publication

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) Vol. 17 [Submit by Oct 31]


We are pleased to inform our readers that NLSIU Bangalore’s Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is inviting original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume 17. For further details, please see the call for papers below: Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Vol. 17: Submit by October 31, 2020 The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for Volume 17. Please send in your submissions before October 31, 2020 in…


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Patent

IPAB’s Ferid Allani Order and the Changed Indian Patent Landscape for Software Patents


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by our former blogger Rajiv Choudhry, analysing the recent IPAB order that set aside the Patent Office’s order rejecting a patent application for a computer related invention (titled ‘method and device for accessing information sources and services of the web’) after re-examining it pursuant to the direction issued by the Delhi High Court last year.   Rajiv is a practicing advocate based in New Delhi. He specialises in IP law, with a focus…


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Copyright

Shenzen Tencent v. Shanghai Yinxun: AI Authors, Copyright and Some (Hard) Lessons for India


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Bhavik Shukla and Hatim Hussain, discussing authorship in AI-related works under the Indian copyright law, with specific reference to the judgment in Shenzen Tencent v. Shanghai Yinxun Shenzen passed by a Chinese court in December last year. Bhavik is a recent graduate from NLIU, Bhopal and is currently working with the IP team at Khaitan & Co. Bhavik’s previous posts on the blog can be viewed here, here, here, here, here and here. Hatim is a…


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COVID-19 Trademark

Fluid Trademarks: An Alter Ego for Brands?


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Devangini Rai discussing the application of Indian trademark law to fluid trademarks, which are popularly being used in the context of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Devangini is a 5th Year student at University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi. Her previous guest post on the blog can be viewed here. Fluid Trademarks: An Alter Ego for Brands? Devangini Rai As has typically been…


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Opportunities Publication

Call for Papers: CNLU’s E- Journal of Academic Innovations & Research on Intellectual Property Assets (JAIRIPA) Vol. 1 Issue 1 [Submit by Oct 25]


We’re happy to inform you that CNLU’s Centre for Innovation Research and Facilitation (CIRF) in Intellectual Property for Humanity and Development (IPHD) is inviting papers for publication in Volume 1 Issue 1 of its e-journal Journal of Academic Innovation & Research in Intellectual Property Assets (JAIRIPA). The deadline for submission is October 25, 2020.  For further details, please see the announcement below:     Call for Papers: CNLU’s E- Journal of Academic Innovations & Research on Intellectual Property Assets (JAIRIPA)…


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Copyright

Does Copyright Law Protect Presentation of Gastronomic Creations?


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Aatmik Jain, examining how Indian copyright law can protect presentations of gastronomic creations. Aatmik is a 3rd year student at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata. Does Copyright Law Protect Presentation of Gastronomic Creations? Aatmik Jain Introduction As the saying goes in the culinary world, food is first savoured with the eyes, then with the nose, and only lastly, with the mouth. Today, chefs are putting…


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Patent

Delhi HC Becomes the Go to Venue for Adjudicating SEP Disputes in India


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by our former blogger Rajiv Choudhry. Rajiv is a practicing advocate based in New Delhi. He specialises in IP law, with a focus on high – technology and patent law and advises/represents clients on SEP/FRAND and other issues related or unrelated to those discussed in the post. He’s also a founder member of the Fair Standards Alliance, a not-for-profit body that advocates fairness in patent licensing. The views expressed in the…


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