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January 2017

When you buy music, either online or offline, do you get copyright in the work?

By | 2017-01-10T16:15:25+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Copyright|

Copyright is a form of intellectual property which is automatically provided to the authors of “original works,” including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works. It is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually for a [...]

November 2016

Indian based firm to pay royalty to Mahyco Monsanto biotech Ltd(MMBL) for BT cotton seeds.

By | 2017-01-02T13:04:05+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Delhi High Court restrained Indian firm Nuziveedu Seeds from selling Bt cotton seeds using the trade-mark of US-based agro major Monsanto's Indian arm Mahyco Monsanto biotech Ltd(MMBL).The justice asked the Hyderabad based seed company to pay royalty to MMBL, a joint venture between US-based Monsanto and Mahyco, after selling the old stock manufactured prior to [...]

How making Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) publicly accessible, a beneficiary step?

By | 2017-01-02T13:39:10+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

    Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) is a pioneer initiative of India to prevent misappropriation of country’s traditional medicinal knowledge at International Patent Offices on which healthcare needs of more than 70% population and livelihood of millions of people in India is dependent. Its genesis dates back to the Indian effort on revocation of [...]

Whats the issue between The Ricard and The Real?

By | 2017-01-02T14:22:39+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Pernod Ricard is a French company that produces distilled beverages. Pernod Ricard Group (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) is no.2 in the wine and spirits industry and its products are sold under internationally renowned and acclaimed brands in 110 countries. RICARD is an anise flavoured aperitif which was formulated in 1932. The RICARD company was formed in [...]

What’s the story behind the name “Apple Inc.”

By | 2017-01-02T14:45:13+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Who has the right to trademark the word “apple,” the Beatles or Apple Inc.? Between 1978 and 2006 there were a number of legal disputes between the music company Apple Corps (owned by The Beatles) and the computer manufacturer Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) over competing trademark rights. Apple is the largest company in the world based on market value, selling millions of personal [...]