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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World review: Both dreams and nightmares are real 19.5.2018 Hindu: Home
As the world moves to a 24/7 work schedule, one question persists: are endless simple operations trivialising the activity of production?
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What is at stake in Samsung vs Apple patent retrial 15.5.2018 General News
Two of the world's biggest smartphone makers -- Samsung and Apple -- have resumed a seven-year-old patent infringement dispute in the US.
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What is at stake in Samsung vs Apple patent retrial 15.5.2018 Sify Finance
Two of the world's biggest smartphone makers -- Samsung and Apple -- have resumed a seven-year-old patent infringement dispute in the US.
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Reward innovation 12.5.2018 Hindu: Internet
A robust intellectual property rights (IPR) framework, with suitable enforcement systems, is critical to support India’s efforts to be a global leade
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Armstrong Pame named among 100 of world's brightest under 40 10.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Armstrong Pame named among 100 of world's brightest under 40
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'Indian IP and liabilities law barrier to pharma R&D investment' 10.5.2018 General News
India's intellectual property regulations and liabilities laws pose a major barrier to foreign companies, specially from the US, that prevents them from increasing their footprint in the country's huge market, pharma sector leaders have said. Andrew Plump, chief medical and scientific officer of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a major Japanese drugmaker, said his company has a very limited presence in India. "But it is open to increase its footprint in India, with the improvement in IP protection laws and those related to liabilities," Plump said. "I think more and more there's an intent in India to try to open up its doors. I think if that happens, and if it facilitates entry of innovative patent protected pharmaceuticals you will see value driven companies coming into India," Plump told PTI on the sidelines of the 12th annual biopharma and healthcare summit here. "Historically it (IP sector regulations and liabilities law) has been not just a hindrance but a barrier and impediment (for the .
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Ensure software standards don't create monopolies: Ravi Shankar Prasad tells IT cos 8.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today cautioned software companies that norms or standards being worked out by the industry should not create monopolies in the market and instead facilitate digital inclusion and innovation. "Standards .. Should be nuanced in a manner that the ability of standards should not become monopoly of few and exclusion of others. Why I am saying so because open source of software was area of great debate even from international players too. On the garb of close source I would not allow India to become monopoly of few," Prasad said. He was speaking at an event by CNBC-TV18 and The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) on standard for softwares. Earlier some of the global firms have attempted that software coding should be granted patents but the same had been opposed by various Indian companies and not-profit entities. "Standard must lay down standard of compliance, standard must lay down to facilitate operation, standard to ensure cost effective operation. Standard should also ...
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China is quietly setting global standards 7.5.2018 Latest News
A little-noticed effort could be a very big deal
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GM cotton patent row: SC notice on Monsanto's plea 7.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Monday asked an Indian company to respond to Monsanto's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict holding that the American firm cannot claim a patent on its genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds.
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Supreme Court refuses to stay order against Monsanto on GM cotton patents 7.5.2018 General News
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant a stay on a Delhi High Court ruling that U.S. company Monsanto cannot claim patents on its GM cotton seeds, but the world's largest seed maker said it is "confident on the merits" of its case.
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Flood of trademark applications from China alarms US officials 6.5.2018 Latest News
Having a trademark registered in the US is crucial for sellers on Amazon, whose brand-registry program rewards officially trademarked products with more site visibility and a higher listing in search
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Monsanto appeals to India's Supreme Court over GM cotton patents 4.5.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Monsanto Co has appealed to India's Supreme Court against a ruling by the Delhi High Court which decreed last month that the world's biggest seed maker cannot claim patents on its GM cotton seeds, a company spokesman said on Friday.
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JCB loses excavation machine patent on challenge made by Chinese firm 30.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The patent was granted for an invention providing JCB machines an advantage during movement and loading
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USTR again places India on ‘watch list’ 28.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
New Delhi: The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has once again placed India on ‘Priority Watch List’ in its annual Special 301 Report on the s
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The elephant in the Patent Office 27.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Patents for trivial improvements on drugs, though statutorily barred, are routinely granted
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Why a GI tag for Hapus mangoes could be no more than a case of vanity 27.4.2018 Latest News
Apart from fanning a few egos, little value addition or exclusivity is likely to be added to give the produce the elitist tag that Champagne or Havana cigars enjoy
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Sabyasachi first Indian to win National Intellectual Property Award 2018 27.4.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Sabyasachi Couture is recognised for its contribution to the design industry.
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CSIR awarded National Intellectual Property Award 2018 26.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was on Thursday awarded the National Intellectual Property (IP) Award 2018 in the category 'Top R&D Institution/Organisation for Patents and Commercialisation', an official statement said.
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Taking steps to protect IPR, promote innovation: Prabhu 26.4.2018 General News
The Commerce and Industry Ministry has taken several steps to protect intellectual property rights (IPRs) and promote innovation in the country, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. He said the ministry is engaging enforcement agencies including police department for proper administration of IPR laws. "Innovation needs legal protection. We are now working on administrating the laws properly. We are modernising patent offices," the commerce and industry minister said at a CII function here. He said the ministry is undertaking a series of awareness programmes on IPR related issues. "We have called police officers from states to sensitise them about IPRs," he added. The minister also awarded special citations for significant achievements in IPR. Those who received the citations included Ghaziabad Distrcit Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari; Vijaywada City Police for combating network of drug mafia engaged in manufacturing and selling counterfeit medicines; and Sabyasachi Couture for ...
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Domestic workers, Gender Equality, and Women Empowerment 26.4.2018 General News
Domestic work has been one of the oldest jobs in the world. Due to various reasons like drought, lack of agriculture, lack of employment option, land acquisition in the name of development, displacement, harassment of Dalit class, lack of basic amenities like medical facilities, water, etc., people migrate from the villages to the cities.These migrants are mostly poor and disadvantaged and they get work in the unorganized sector in the city. Women also have to work because of the high cost of living and poor economic conditions. Due to the lack of education and skill in women, the easiest livelihood for them is domestic work and they are forced to do it.35 types of work classify as jobs for domestic workers. The work that fits into this category includes gardening, babysitting, cooking, sweeping, swabbing, dusting, washing utensils, washing clothes, attendants (for sick and elderly), drivers, security guards, car cleaning, etc. While some of these jobs are done by male domestic ...
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