Intellectual Property Law in Bangladesh

History of the IP system in Bangladesh The earliest legislation found to protect IP in Bangladesh was the Patents, Designs, and Trademarks Act of 1883. However, it was repealed, and the new Patents and Designs Act of 1911 and the Trademarks Act of 1940 were enacted respectively. Then, in 2003, both these Acts were amended, […]

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Why Intellectual Property Law in South Africa Needs to Be Revised?

Since Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) refer to the rights to exclude others from using or commercializing an asset protected under a trademark, copyright, or patent, they sometimes confer negative rights. This concept shows that there is a growing need to revise the Intellectual Property Law in South Africa (SA) to ensure that those who want […]

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How to Overcome the Refusal of Trademark Application in China?

With the continuous increase in the activities of filing Trademark Applications in China, the total number has exceeded around 30 million. Well, it is undoubtedly beneficial for the applicants in particular and the nation as a whole. However, if considered in the view of the enormous volume of already existing trademark applications and registrations, the […]

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IPRs in Bangladesh: The Nation Has a Long Way to Go

Intellectual Property (IP) refers to that category of property, which includes intangible creations of the human intellect. It fundamentally encompasses trademarks, patents, copyrights, and industrial designs. And if we talk about Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), then these refer to the exclusive rights provided to owners over the unique creations of their minds for a specific […]

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5 Things to Consider While Preparing a Trademark Strategy

In today’s advanced world, where most of the entrepreneurs have a common understanding that trademarks are vital for businesses, some often overlook the importance of putting a precise trademark strategy in place. Merely put, most of us know that a trademark can be a unique letter, word, sign, symbol, or combination of these things, which […]

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Patenting IoT Technology: Challenges and Solutions

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) was undoubtedly the phase when the number of interconnected gadgets outstripped the number of human beings on the planet. Now, if we consider the path covered so far and the road ahead, the number of continuously increasing IoT gadgets reached 8.4 billion in the year 2017 and […]

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How is Industrial Design Crucial for Wrist-based Wearable?

Watches or wrist-based wearable that offer heart-rate monitoring, no doubt, have a quite similar look to their mechanical or analog counterparts. Around all of these gadgets have familiar wrist bands, watch faces, and even the internal components like a photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor that makes the heart-rate measurement or other operations possible in these devices. PPG […]

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Geographical Indications and Designation of Origin

Geographical indication, popularly known as GI, may not be a new term for you. But, what about the Designation of Origin? Are you aware of this phrase? Besides, are you familiar with Geographical Indication in a complete sense? If yes, then we are proud to appreciate you as having information regarding such crucial things is […]

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The Ultimate Guide to DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act)

The most common challenge creators face nowadays is a copyright infringement issue. Back in the previous years, i.e., the non-internet century, stealing or distributing someone else’s work wasn’t as easy as it is today. However, with the boom of the internet and digital age, it has become common for artists, writers, and others who publish […]

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Blockchain: An Advanced Way to Protect, Manage, and Monetize Your IP

Are you facing issues in protecting, managing, or monetizing your Intellectual Property (IP)? Don’t worry, as you can now implement blockchain technology, which works as an advanced tool to help you protect, manage, and monetize your IP. Intellectual property, which refers to outcomes of the human mind, includes many different things. From inventions to artistic […]

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