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Launch of EIPIN Innovation Society Project: 15 Fully-Funded PhD Positions


We are pleased to remind our readers that the European IP Institutes Network (EIPIN) will soon be launching the EIPIN Innovation Society project that sets up a European Joint Doctorate programme. EIPIN is recruiting 15 PhD candidates for this programme, who will be conferred a joint or double doctoral degree from two of the five participating universities at the end of the programme. The deadline for applications is March 29, 2017, 23.59 CET. The details of the project are outlined in…


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SpicyIP Weekly Review (March 12-18)


Last week saw the blog carrying a number of important developments from the Indian IP landscape. Although each story vied strongly to be the weekly highlight, the topical highlight of the week has to be the fellowship entry covering Delhi High Court’s order upholding the interim injunction granted by a single judge against Cipla for manufacturing the drug, ‘Indaflo’, in violation of Novartis’ patent over its drug ‘Indacaterol’.  The order assumes significance as it marks a set back to the…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Research Fellows (Law) at CIIPC, NLU Delhi; Applications Close on March 15


We’re happy to remind our readers that the National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, three full-time RESEARCH FELLOWS (LAW) for the CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITION (CIIPC), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. The deadline for sending applications is tomorrow, March 15, 2017. About the Centre: CIIPC was established in the year 2015 with the objective of contributing to academic and policy oriented dialogues in the areas of innovation, IP…


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SpicyIP Weekly Review (March 5-11)


The topical highlight of this week is Professor Basheer’s post on the decision of the Oxford University Press and other publishers to withdraw their suit against Delhi University and its photocopier, Rameshwari. Professor Basheer commences his analysis by noting that the verdict brings to an end a legal saga that dragged on for five long years and then shares a highly informative timeline of the case. He then notes how the Delhi High Court’s verdict, while protecting the interests of…


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Plain Apathy or Sheer Incompetence? Govt. Sets New Lows by Running Out of Child Anti-HIV Drugs


Roughly two years back, Kartik had brought up the role of non-IP factors, specifically government apathy, in impeding “access to medicines”. The discussion came up in the context of National AIDS Control Programme (NACO) facing reverses due to the dwindling of stocks of anti-retroviral medication. Two years hence, the government and its bureaucracy, in a shocking display of indifference towards the children living with HIV, have turned a blind eye towards the running out of stocks of syrup containing the…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Research Fellows at ARCIALA, SMU (School of Law)


SpicyIP is happy to announce that the School of Law at the Singapore Management University (SMU) has an opening for up to two Research Fellow/Research Associate positions for its Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA). The details are as follows: Job Qualifications Advanced Degree in Law (LLM or Master of Law) from a reputable university required, preferably a PhD candidate with a topic related to intellectual property. Fluency in English required. Existing publication record in…


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SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: Where are the Women in IPR? Still a Long Way to Go


  On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we are pleased to bring to you a guest post on gender and IP by our Fellowship applicant, Afreen Hashmi. This is her first submission for the Fellowship. Our earlier posts on this theme can be viewed here and here. Where are the Women in IPR? Still a Long Way to Go Afreen Hashmi James Watt invented steam engines, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, the Wright Brothers invented aeroplane; whereas Thomas Edison…


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SpicyIP Weekly Review (February 26 – March 4)


Starting off the week, Pankhuri brought us a reminder on the upcoming deadline for the SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18. Applications close in five days (the 10th of March), and please refer to her post for all relevant details on the Fellowship. Our highlight of the week is Prateek’s detailed six-part post on a series of European cases that deal with shape and functional trademarks: In Part I, Prateek introduced his six-part series by first, reproducing Indian and European law on the…


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SpicyIP Jobs: Research Fellows (Law) at CIIPC, NLU Delhi


We are happy to announce that the National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, three full-time RESEARCH FELLOWS (LAW) for the CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITION (CIIPC), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. About the Centre: CIIPC was established in the year 2015 with the objective of contributing to academic and policy oriented dialogues in the areas of innovation, IP and competition. The Centre is currently having five major research projects…


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5th SpicyIP Fellowship 2017-18: Applications Close on March 10


Have you applied for the SpicyIP Fellowship yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Apply immediately! Applications close on March 10, 2017. The details of the Fellowship are as below. If you wish to read what our current batch of fellows have to say about their experience so far, please click here. About the Fellowship For those of you new to the blog, the SpicyIP fellowship is a coveted position for those seeking to make a mark in the world of IP. Warning though:…


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