User: prashantiyengar Topic: IP
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Last updated: Aug 27 2015 20:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Texas teenager creates $20 water purifier to tackle toxic e-waste pollution 27.8.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
18-year-old Perry Alagappan feted at World Water Week for his groundbreaking graphene heavy-metal filter, which he will keep open-source Consumer electronics, including computers and mobiles, are leaving a legacy of toxic waste in countries including China and India. Recycling factories across Asia are recovering e-waste exported from around the world , but discharging heavy metals and chemicals into local water supplies in the process. How to safeguard drinking water for local residents is an ongoing battle, with existing solutions such as chlorination, distillation, boiling and high-tech filtration prohibitively expensive and often reliant on fossil ...
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Niti Aayog's wrong prescription 27.8.2015 Rediff: Columns
Taking away free healthcare facilities, as recommended by the Aayog, would place a huge burden on the people, especially in rural areas, says Devanik Saha.
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Indian medicine, at 1/100th cost, saves Aussie's life 21.8.2015 ET: Pharma
The 61-year-old Australian, suffering from hepatitis C, desperately needed a drug called Sivoldi to reverse the life-threatening condition.
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After world rankings, Saina Nehwal's brand value skyrockets 21.8.2015 DNA: Wide Angle
Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has signed a two-year deal with leading sports management group, IOS Sports & Entertainment. IOS will now manage Saina's endorsements, appearances, brand profiling, patents, licensing and digital rights, images and visibility on social networking sites. The London Olympic bronze medallist had recently won a silver at the Badminton World Championship in Jakarta and on Thursday once again regained World No.1 spot. IOS will target around 25 crore over the two years. "I have been performing well in the international circuit but at the same time I was looking for a sports management group that could manage my overall brand portfolio and logistics plus commercial activities in the best professional way. I am confident that IOS, a company that is in the best possible position to help me achieve my business goals and maximise the value of my brand," said the 25-year-old shuttler, who has 23 international titles to her credit and is a promising prospect for India at the 2016 Rio ...
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Saina signs up with IOS Sports Management Group 20.8.2015 Rediff: Sports
Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has signed a two-year deal with leading sports management group, IOS Sports & Entertainment. IOS will now manage Saina's endorsements, appearances, brand profiling, patents, licensing and digital rights, images and visibility on social networking sites.
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Lee Pharma seeks hearing on nod for diabetes drug 19.8.2015 TOI: India Business
Hyderabad-based Lee Pharma will seek a " hearing" from the Patent Controller to put forth its case for the compulsory licence to manufacture saxagliptin, a diabetes drug.
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India rejects Lee Pharma’s compulsory licence plea 18.8.2015 ET: Pharma
India has decided against giving the compulsory licence for Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca’s key antidiabetes compound Saxagliptin.
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Biocon bets big on its biosimilars offering 15.8.2015 TOI: India Business
Biocon’s biosimilars business is growing strongly, and with many patents for biopharma drugs starting to expire in the developed markets from 2016, biosimilars is expected to add significantly to the company’s topline.
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Beyond appropriation 12.8.2015 DNA: Money
Sundar Pichai’s elevation as CEO of Google has been met with a predictable mix of pride and hype in India. The achievement has assumed greater symbolism because it dovetails last year’s rise of another India-born and educated CEO, Satya Nadella, at Microsoft. The twin appointments, to the top echelons of the world’s two largest technology companies, are undoubtedly an affirmation of the progress made by Indians in Silicon Valley and a recognition of India’s strengths in the education and technical fields. But to give India credit beyond that would be to take away from the extraordinary achievements of these two men. Pichai hailed from a modest background and attended IIT Kharagpur, but it was in the United States that his career found wings. Pichai’s rise then becomes a testimonial of that country’s commitment to liberal values, that a first generation immigrant could, by dint of his intellect and toil, rise to occupy a coveted position in the corporate world. From assigning Pichai to the Google toolbar ...
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Resale price pacts in online retail space under probe: CCI 12.8.2015 ET: Retailing
CCI Chairman Ashok Chawla said the regulator is currently investigating a matter related to resale price maintenance.
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USFDA refuses entry of 1,150 Indian products in 6 months: Nirmala Sitharaman 12.8.2015 ET: Foreign Trade
"The reasons given for the refusals vary from problems in packaging, labelling, misbranding, alleged contamination, and residue levels etc," she added.
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Over 1500 yogic asanas shortlisted for patent 9.8.2015 TOI: Home
In a move that will help thwart attempts by foreign MNCs and individuals to get patents and trademark on ancient yoga techniques, the government has shortlisted over 1500 asanas and videographed over 250, classifying them as "traditional knowledge" of the country.
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‘Bridge research, industry gap’ 7.8.2015 TOI: Cities
Nanotechnology is all around us – ranging from scratch-proof glass on mobile phones to making solar panels more energy efficient and delivering drugs at molecular ...
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Conflict of interest cloud over CCI chief 7.8.2015 TOI: India Business
For instance, the event partner Ericsson is facing CCI investigations on matters related to standard essential patents (SEPs), one of the conference topics, and issues related to licensing of technologies on fair and equitable terms.
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Drugmakers up; CLSA says transition to complex drugs to drive re-rating 6.8.2015 Sify Finance
** Indian drugmakers' transition to making complex generics from simple should drive significant re-rating - CLSA
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Competition Commission of India chairman's participation in Assocham conference raises conflict of interests 6.8.2015 TOI: India
The participation the Competition Commission of India's chairman and some members in a conference organised by Assocham and sponsored by private companies which have cases before the commission has raised the issue of conflict of ...
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India files 34.4 patents as regards to per million people:Government 5.8.2015 ET: Indicators
India registers 34.4 patents in regards to per million people as compared to other developed countries, the government today said.
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Startups, SMEs tardy in protecting patents 3.8.2015 TOI: India Business
A startup recently found to its dismay that the patent created by its employee was not owned by it.
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India foils UK dermaceutical company's bid to patent ayurvedic mix for hair loss 2.8.2015 ET: Pharma
India has foiled an attempt by a European company to take patent on a medicinal composition containing turmeric, pine bark and green tea for treating hair loss.
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India Foils UK Company’s Bid to Patent Use of Turmeric, Pine Bark & Tea for Treating Hair Loss 2.8.2015 Govt of india: PIB
India once again has been successful in protecting its traditional knowledge by preventing an attempt made by Europe's Leading Dermaceutical Laboratory-Pangaea Laboratories Limited, to take patent on a medicinal composition containing turmeric, pine bark and green tea for treating hair loss.
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