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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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Copyright Others

Announcing the Winners of the 1st Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on IP Law!


On May 14, 2020, on the occasion of Shamnad‘s 44th birth anniversary we had announced the first edition of the Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on Intellectual Property Law. We opened the topic selection out to participants – asking them to choose any topic they wanted so long as it related to IP. And encouraged participants to draw inspiration from Shamnad’s scholarship. Despite being announced in the middle of a pandemic, the response to the essay competition has been overwhelming –…


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Copyright Innovation Trade Secret

Trade Secrets Protection and Incentives to Innovate: Scrutinizing Section 91 of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019


We are pleased to bring you a guest post by Sahaja Burde, on the ongoing regulatory efforts surrounding ‘non-personal data’. Sahaja is a 3rd year student at ILS College, Pune. In this post, Sahaja examines the provisions of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 dealing with non-personal data and their interplay with copyright and trade secret law in India.   Trade Secrets Protection and Incentives to Innovate: Scrutinizing Section 91 of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 Sahaja Burde Introduction…


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Trademark

What Kind of Trademark is ‘Make in India’? A Brief Academic Inquiry


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We’re pleased to bring you a thought provoking post from Dr. Sunanda Bharti, on the ‘Make in India’ trademark. In this post, Sunanda examines the now famous ‘Make in India’ mark and raises the question of whether it actually acts more like a certification trademark. Sunanda is an Assistant Professor in Law at Delhi University and has written several guest posts for us, which can be viewed here. What Kind of Trademark is ‘Make in India’? A Brief Academic Inquiry…


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COVID-19 Patent

Should India Invoke Section 157A of Patents Act in the Context of Covid-19?


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 We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Shirin Syed, looking at the potential application of Article 73(b) of WTO TRIPS / Section 157A of the Indian Patents Act in the context of Covid-19. Shirin is an IP researcher and scholarship awardee from Texas A&M University, School of Law, USA for the fall of 2020. Should India Invoke Section 157A of Patents Act in the Context of Covid-19? Shirin Syed In response to the COVID-19 pandemic as a…


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LexisNexis IP’s Live Webinar on ‘Patent Analytics: A Scientific Approach’ [August 6]


We’re glad to inform you that LexisNexis IP is organizing a live webinar on ‘Patent Analytics: A Scientific Approach’ on August 6, 2020. For further details, please read the announcement below: Live Webinar on ‘Patent Analytics: A Scientific Approach’ | August 6, 2020 We, LexisNexis Intellectual Property, are delighted to invite you to join a live webinar on ‘Patent Analytics: A Scientific Approach’ that we’ll be organizing on August 6, 2020. In this webinar we will discuss analytics methodologies to…


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Patent

Reengineering of the Requirement of Disclosure of Foreign Applications by the 2019 Patent Manual


We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Shivam Kaushik, discussing the impact and legality of the guiding principles regarding the requirement of disclosure of foreign patent applications, as introduced by the 2019 version of the Manual of Patent Office Practice and Procedure. Shivam is a 5th year law student at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He has previously also written two guest posts for us, titled ‘Copyright and Webinars: Ownership, Licensing and Fair Use’ and ‘Govt’s Draft Model…


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Opportunities

JGLS’ Panel Discussion on ‘Can We Reimagine International Institutions? A Third World Perspective’ [July 25]


We’re glad to inform our readers that Centre for International Legal Studies at Jindal Global Law School is organising an online panel discussion on ‘Can We Reimagine International Institutions? A Third World Perspective’ on July 25, 2020, as part of a series of events title ‘International Law, Political Economy and COVID-19’. For further details, please read the announcement below: Panel Discussion on ‘Can We Reimagine International Institutions? A Third World Perspective’ | July 25, 2020 We are pleased to invite…


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