Terms & Conditions


We aim to foster a more transparent, collaborative and productive IP/innovation eco-system for India.


You are required to abide by our website policy below and this is intended to be a legally binding agreement.

We take no responsibility for any liability arising out of your usage of our website.


Individual authors own copyright in their works published on the website. For everything else, all rights vests with SpicyIP.

Except where otherwise mentioned, all content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public License.

It is your responsibility to ensure that any content that you post anywhere on the website does not violate third person’s proprietary rights.

Prohibited Activities

It is our mission to provide space for transparent and fair discussion. We will not tolerate any inappropriate behaviour that will hamper the discussion. To help us do this, please ensure that:

1. Your activity does not

(a)   compromise security of the website; and

(b)   result in distribution or transmission of illegal material

2. Your comments are not

(a)   irrelevant to the discussion; or

(b)   malicious, inflammatory, unreasonable, obscene or objectionable in any manner; or

(c)    disrespectful to others opinions or defamatory.

3. You do not

(a)   impersonate a third person; or

(b)   imitate another person; or

(c)    fraudulently misrepresent to be a third party; or

(d)   provide false information about yourself.


We do not want to hinder your free speech. However, we have a moderation process to screen out any spam or any of the prohibited activities above. Our moderation policy as below:

1. Moderation frequency

We will strive to publish most comments immediately. In any case, moderation process will be complete within 72 hours from the time when posted.

2. Editing

We will edit, move or modify any content within the confines of this policy.

3. Delete

We will remove, delete and not publish any content that does not fit this policy.

4. Transparency

If you are aggrieved, feel free to write to us.


We provide information on an ‘as is’ basis. Any reliance on content on our site is completely at your risk. To clarify further, we are not responsible for:

1. views expressed by you or any contributing authors and the individual authors is solely responsible for his/her views;

2. content provided on any linked pages and all links provided on our pages are for convenience only;

3. any errors, omissions or representations on any of our pages.

Policy Changes

We may change our policy from time to time. Rest assured any changes will be consistent with our mission. If we make any substantive changes to our policies, we will make an appropriate announcement on the website.

Contact Information

E-mail: [email protected]

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