Guest Post: Copyright Act, what happened after 2012

Guest Post: Copyright Act, what happened after 2012The Copyright Amendment Act, 2012 was enacted by the Government of India in order to make Indian Copyright Laws compliant with the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) & WIPO Performances and
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Guest Post: The Orange Book Defence, How Colourful?

Guest Post: The Orange Book Defence, How Colourful?With the ongoing buzz of FRAND disputes, and the continuous cycle of injunctions that are granted and then vacated, it is necessary to understand the jurisprudence at play in other
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Cloud Computing and related IP Issues

Cloud Computing and related IP Issues The most basic understanding of cloud computing is that, it is includes a range of services that can be broadly classified as Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a
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Tech-Wars: The Patent Licensing Saga

Tech-Wars: The Patent Licensing Saga Last few years have seen a dramatic rise in the number of litigations among various Smartphone giants. Patents are being filed, infringement suits are being issued and millions of dollars
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Intellectual Property in Bitcoins

Intellectual Property in Bitcoins Bitcoin was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto, as a form of currency, who published his invention on 31 October 2008 in a research paper called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash system”.
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A Royal Treatment

A Royal Treatment Following the Amendment passed 22nd May, 2012, to the Copyright Act, 1957 (“The Amendment”), there hangs a cloud of uncertainty regarding an artist’s right to royalty. A right to royalty, though
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The Threat of 3D Printing

The Threat of 3D Printing 3D technology in printing, according to Peer Munck, a consultant at the Liberty Advisory group, will lead to the “Napsterization” of the industry. Additive manufacturing, which is commonly called 3D printing,
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IP in Prada

IP in Prada IP in Prada Protection in Fashion Industry In India, a design is understood as the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or composition of lines or colors applied to any article whether in
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Mini Patenting

Mini Patenting   MINI PATENTING  Dr. Georgios I. Zekos in his paper titled Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Patents has given an understanding of nanotechnology as a science that involves the manipulation of matter at an
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Throwing some light on the EU Copyright Law

Throwing some light on the EU Copyright Law In a recent report by the EU, claimed that night time photography of the Eiffel Tower could result in a copyright infringement. As per the provisions of the EU Copyright
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