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Looking at the Ferid Allani order on Software Patents 17.1.2020 SpicyIP
Who would have thought a Tunisian citizen would end up having a couple of major impacts on the Indian IP landscape? Yet, Ferid Allani, in his quest to get a patent on a “method and device for accessing information sources and services on the web” has inadvertently done just that. Back in 2008, in the course of an appeal against the IPO’s deeming of the patent to have been abandoned, Justice Gita Mittal of the Delhi High Court, passed an...
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‘Chhapaak’ Credits Conundrum: Does Every Contributor to a Work Have a Right to Be Credited? 17.1.2020 SpicyIP
In an intriguing case last week, the Delhi High Court directed the makers of the film ‘Chhapaak’ to acknowledge the inputs by Aparna Bhat, the lawyer who represented the acid attack survivor whose life the film is based on, in the film’s opening credits. The decision came in an appeal against the interim order granted by the trial court. The Court noted that since the inception of the making of the film, the Defendants represented to the Plaintiff that her...
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A Whooping increase of 212% Trademark Applications Examined this Week. 16.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

A Whooping increase of 212 percent in total number of trademark applications examined, a decrease of 2882 in the total hearing notices issued by trademark office and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had a mixed week in its working capacity as can be seen from the statistics in the table below. The total number of trademark applications examined by trademark office has tremendously increased by two hundred and twelve percent (212%). Similarly, there has been an increase of...

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Google Gets Patent In India for Technology on AR-based Virtual Graffiti 16.1.2020 Blog | Kashish IPR | Intellectual Property Rights Law Firm

Google has recently obtained a patent in India for its technology to create virtual graffiti in a mobile virtual and augmented reality (AR) system, something that would help users leave a message for them or their friends at a location in the future. The American Multinational Technology Company, specializing in Internet-related services and products, said […]

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India: Intermediary Liability Under Indian Copyright Law: A New Take - Sujata Chaudhri IP Attorneys 16.1.2020 Mondaq.Com - feed of articles on Intellectual Property from India
On September 27, 2019, after a court-room battle of eight (8) long years, Suneel Darshan, a producer and director in the Indian movie industry, also known for movies like Andaaz and Barsaat, emerged victorious.
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Singapore High Court: Whether The Three-Month Time Limit In Art 34(3) MAL Is Appliable To S. 24 IAA As Well For Award Induced By Fraud Or Corruption? 16.1.2020 Ananya Pratap Singh
Whether time limit under Art 34(3) of Model Law is absolute or extendable in exceptional circumstances? Whether the three-month time limit in Art 34(3) is incorporated into Section 24 IAA by the phrase “[n]otwithstanding Article 34(1)” for award induced by fraud or corruption? Section 24(a) of the International Arbitration Act (Cap. 143A) (‘IAA’) inter alia...
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Puma’s Floral Collaboration, Trademark Holder Feev Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking and more 15.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

Puma’s Floral Collaboration, MP’s Sweet Delicacy “Morena Gajak” Filed for GI, Candy Breakfast with Hershey’s and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Hatsun’s Arokya Defeats Arogya Hatsun Agro Product Ltd, a popular dairy company based in Chennai filed for a permanent trademark injunction to restrain A.Z.Arogya Milk, a proprietorship firm in Chennai from using the mark “AZ AROGYA” in respect of milk. Hatsun, the registered owners of the mark ‘AROKYA’ since 1994 has filed this suit alleging that the latter has adopted the similar mark with the intention to deceit the...

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Can GUIs be Secured As Industrial Designs in India? 15.1.2020 Blog | Kashish IPR | Intellectual Property Rights Law Firm

In today’s fast-paced global economy, most businesses rely heavily on the internet for their virtual survival when it comes to selling goods and services. Graphical User Interface (GUI) that is a part of our everyday life appears critical while creating the precise user experience to attract and keep the consumers interested. As a consequence, GUIs […]

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India: Indian Filmmaker Wins Copyright Case Against Google And YouTube - DSK Legal 15.1.2020 Mondaq.Com - feed of articles on Intellectual Property from India
Filmmaker Suneel Darshan has won a copyright infringement case against Google and its video-streaming platform YouTube, after an eight-year-long court battle
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Delhi High Court: Whether A Communication Claiming The Disputed Amount And Contemplating Arbitration Is A Notice Of Arbitration? 15.1.2020 Ananya Pratap Singh
In Badri Singh Vinimay Pvt. Ltd. v. MMTC Ltd. O.M.P. 225/2015, decided on 6 January 2020 by the Delhi High Court, the award debtor challenged the award under Section 34 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 (‘Arbitration Act’). In these proceedings, the award debtor contended that the proceedings of the arbitration themselves were vitiated...
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Slow down hits patent office – Patent grants and publications decrease last week 14.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 10th of January 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 873 patent applications have been published in the 2nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 873 applications published in the journal, 133 applications account for early publications while 740 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month...

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Affidavit Filed to Dismiss Chhapaak Lawsuit, YouTube’s Takedown System Criticised, Miley Cyrus Reportedly Settles Copyright Lawsuit, AI Generated Article Granted Copyright and more 14.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels
Affidavit Filed to Dismiss Infringement Suit Against Chhapaak; YouTube’s Takedown System- A Hassle for Content Creators; Miley Cyrus Reportedly Settles Copyright Infringement Lawsuit; New York’s MTA Issues Copyright Infringement Notice to Mapmaker; Shenzhen Court Grants Copyright to AI Generated Article; Supreme Cites ‘Fair Use’ Defence in Infringement Suit and more. Affidavit Filed to Dismiss Infringement Suit Against Chhapaak Meghna Gulzar, producer of the movie ‘Chhapaak’ filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against her, by Rakesh Bharti who claimed that he had acquired the rights to produce a film based on the ...
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India: Animation And It's Protection Under Copyright - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates 14.1.2020 Mondaq.Com - feed of articles on Intellectual Property from India
Throughout the history of mankind, the combined artistic affinity has given rise to various forms of artistic expressions. One such form is the use of multiple still pictures to show motion and movement.
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India: Maharashtra Govt Seeks Trademark Information On Vimal Brand - DSK Legal 14.1.2020 Mondaq.Com - feed of articles on Intellectual Property from India
The Surrogate Advertisement (Prohibition) Bill, 2016, which prohibits advertisement of substitute product in pretext of a real one introduced in Rajya Sabha in 2017, is
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India: Netflix Faces Copyright Infringement Suit For Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator - DSK Legal 14.1.2020 Mondaq.Com - feed of articles on Intellectual Property from India
Netflix is facing a copyright infringement suit for its documentary Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator. Ghosh's Yoga College, based in Kolkata, claims video footage and
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Copyright Statistics 2019 Recap 13.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

Copyright Statistics 2019 Recap A total of 21,153 applications for copyright registration was filed in the year 2019. There was an increase of 3126 applications in comparison to the total number of applications for the year 2018, which was 18,027. There was an increase of 17.3% in the total number of copyright applications filed during the year 2019 as compared to 2018. The majority of applications filed in the year 2019 was for literary/dramatic works, followed by artistic works and the least number of applications were filed for musical works. Monthly Applications In the year 2019, the least number of...

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Fitbit and Garmin to be investigated for alleged patent violation, Tata’s patent application on water purifier rejected and more patent news 13.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels
In this week’s Patent News – Indian Patent Office invites Applications for National IP Awards 2020; RGNIIPM concludes Training Program of 181 newly recruited Examiners of Patents and Designs; Hindustan Unilever scores a victory in water wars with Tata; Volterra LLC files patent infringement suit against Monolithic Power Systems; Sonos files lawsuit against Google Inc. for patent infringement; Illumina files patent infringement suit against BGI in Sweden and U.K; Alibaba tightens anti-counterfeiting and IPR protection; CNIPA publishes revised Patent Examiners Guidelines; European Commission publishes report on Protection and Enforcement of IPR in third countries; EPO and other representatives hold ...
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2019 Trademark Statistics – A Recap 13.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

2019 Trademark Statistics – A Recap Trademark Statistics from January 1st, 2019 to December 31st, 2019 Particulars 2019 Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed 336,194 Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined 384,725 Total Number of Trademark Applications Published 380,922 Total Number of Trademark Applications Registered 302,816 Yearly Trademark Statistics – A Comparison Particulars 2017 2018 2019 Percentage Change(2018-19) Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed 253,906 311,078 336,194 An increase of 8% Total Number of Trademark Applications Examined 377,710 370,015 384,725 An increase of 4% Total Number of Trademark Applications Published 389,428 429,440 380,922 A decrease of 11% Total Number of...

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Patents & Industrial Designs Statistics 2019 – A look back 13.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

Firstly, congratulations are in order to the Patent Office and the office of the CGPDTM for its stellar performance in disposing of patent applications and bringing down the total pendency of patent applications in 2019. As recently as 2 years ago, the patent office suffered with a massive backlog of patent applications which was extremely frustrating to a patent applicant, however timely actions such as the recruitment of additional examiners, streamlining of patent office practice and procedures have borne fruit.  Patent statistics summary (1st January 2019 – 31st December 2019) Total applications Published 49351 Indian resident applicants 15466 Delhi 1889...

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2019 Intellectual Property Statistics in India – Up, Up and away! 13.1.2020 Intellepedia – IP News Center – BananaIP Counsels

For many, 2019 appeared to be a tumultuous year, legally and politically, while for others it was a year of radical but welcome changes. The view remains divided. Intellectual Property in India however, appears to have had a reasonably good year saving some deeply tragic losses such as that of IP luminary, Prof. Shamnad Basheer. In this post, we bring to you a recap of the patent statistics from 2019 and a comparison of these numbers with the statistics from 2017 and 2018. The data provided herein is calculated for the respective calendar years (January to December). The data is...

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