Category Archives: Publication

Publication

Call for Submissions to the Indian Journal of Law and Technology


We are pleased to announce that Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is inviting original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume 14. For further details, please see the call for submissions below: Call for Submissions to the Indian Journal of Law and Technology The Board of Editors of the Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume 14. About the Journal: The Indian Journal of Law and Technology…


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Call for Papers: International Academy of Comparative Law; Submit Paper Abstracts By March 30, 2018


We are pleased to announce that International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) is inviting scholars and practitioners of all levels of experience to submit paper proposals for a special session on ‘Sharing Economy and the Law’, to be held on July 29, 2018 in Fukoka, Japan. The last date for submission of paper abstracts is March 30, 2018. For further details, please see the call for papers below: International Academy of Comparative law GENERAL CONGRESS 22-28 July 2018 Fukuoka, Japan…


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Copyright Publication

Cultivating The Commons


Private IP rights are often seen to conflict with the larger public interest in accessing knowledge and the “commons”. Justice Prabha Sridevan recently penned a powerful piece on the commons, framing it not just through an IP lens but through a wider perspective involving the environment etc. Here are some excerpts:  ‘Even after man felt that there was need for fences and certificates of ownership, he still recognized that some lands must be kept in common for use by all…


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Socio-Legal Review Launches Its Online Companion/Blog, the Socio-Legal Review Forum


We are pleased to inform our readers that the Editorial Board of the Socio-Legal Review has launched its online companion/blog, the Socio-Legal Review Forum. The Board’s announcement reads as follows: Since its inception in 2005, SLR has strived to further the discourse on the intersection of law and society. Over the past decade, it has provided both students and scholars a platform to engage with socio-legal matters relevant in the South Asian context. Since it became a biannual publication in 2012, it has produced a…


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Publication Trademark

Book Review: The Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions: A Global & Local Outlook, Eds. Irene Calboli & Jacques De Werra


Over the years this blog has covered several interesting issues pertaining to trademark transactions. Illustratively these include disputes arising out of trademark transactions (the Tiger and Maaza disputes), taxation of trademark assignments (the recent Fosters case), arbitration of IP disputes (the Telemax case & the IPRS v. ENIL case), co-ownership of trademarks after the splitting of family businesses and general strategies on licensing and securitisation of trademarks. The increasing value of trademarks to Indian businesses can also be gauged from…


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Copyright Publication

Open Access IP Course Books


Case books and textbooks are expensive and often even unaffordable for students. What is appalling is where the money from these exorbitant rates go – not towards the publishing costs or author’s royalties but to the publishers who act as middlemen in this process.  Several of these published books are case books or statute books, and merely compile what is already available in the public domain. In recent years, the open access movement has gained more momentum, enabled by the…


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Call for Papers: IJIPL 2015-2016


The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law is now accepting submissions for its 2015-16 edition. Details are as below: Call for Papers Vol. VIII, 2015-2016 The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law (IJIPL) is the flagship intellectual property law journal of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. The IJIPL is India’s first student run journal that is wholly devoted to the study of intellectual property. Published annually, it is the combined endeavour of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and the N.C….


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Patent Publication

Specialised IP Courts: A Global Perspective from the ICTSD


In a number of earlier posts (here, here, here and here), I tackled the issue of specialised IP courts in India. All of these were part of a more comprehensive piece for the ICTSD which just released its report on specialised IP courts. The lead paper is by the prolific Professor Jacques de Werra, followed by country specific analysis as below: Brazil (Denis Barbosa/Pedro Barbosa); China (Hong Xue); India: Shamnad Basheer; Uganda (Susan Strba) Here is an introductory note to this study from…


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SpicyIP Announcement: INTA’s 2016 Ladas Memorial Award Competition


SpicyIP is glad to announce that the International Trademark Association’s 2016 Ladas Memorial Award Competition is now open to students, professors and practitioners. Sponsored by the law firm of Ladas & Parry LLP, the Ladas Competition was established in memory of outstanding practitioner and author, Stephen P. Ladas. The award is presented every year for the best student and professional paper. Award winners will be announced in early March 2016. Eligibility: Student Category Eligible students must be enrolled as either full- or…


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Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law and Technology


We are happy to bring to the attention of our readers the Call for Papers of NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law and Technology. Please find the same below. Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology: Submit by January 31st, 2016 About the Journal: The Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is a student-edited, peer-reviewed, completely open access law journal published annually by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. The IJLT is the first and only law…


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