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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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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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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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Call for Submissions: Indian Journal of International Economic Law


We are very happy to announce this call for submissions from the Indian Journal of International Economic Law. Submissions are invited for 2 upcoming issues, one of which is focussed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. More details below and in the IJIEL Final Call for Submissions document: The Indian Journal of International Economic Law is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issues – Volume 8(1) and 8(2). As you all know, the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is a law journal published…


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SpicyIP Tidbit: Job Posting: Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice


We bring to our readers news about the Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice. Please read below for details. The Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice is a two-year position designed for graduates of law and public health schools as well as other health professionals with experience in domestic and/or international health policy and advocacy who are interested in preparing for a career in global health justice or interdisciplinary clinical teaching. The Fellow will supervise the experiential learning…


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SpicyIP Tidbit: NLU-D releases Report on Online Intermediary Liability in India


Some rather interesting news has been brought to our notice – the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi has just released a new report on Online Intermediary liability in India, written by Chinmayi Arun and Sarvjeet Singh. This is a part of a global research project by the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers  and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University examining the rapidly changing landscape of online intermediary liability, and aimed at informing and…


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Call For Papers: IJIPL 2014-2015


The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law is now accepting submissions for its 2014-15 edition. Details are as below: Call for Papers Vol. VII, 2014-2015 The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law is India’s first student run journal that is wholly devoted to intellectual property law. Published annually, it is an endeavour of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in collaboration with the N.C. Banerjee Centre for Intellectual Property Law to address contemporary issues that engulf the arena of intellectual property…


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