Kerala: TDB Seeks Patent Cover on Iconic Temple Prasadams

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) recently has decided to secure a patent for Ambalapuzha Palpayasam, Kottarakara Unniyappam, and Sabarimala Aravana. TDB president A Padmakumar said that the decision comes following the report showing illegal production and sale of counterfeit prasadams under the name of well-known Ambalapuzha Palpayasam. He explained that fake Ambalapuzha Palpayasam is being […]

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Pricefx Announces Resolution of Intellectual Property Lawsuit

Pricefx, the market leader in cloud pricing software, recently announced that it has entered into a comprehensive settlement agreement with Vendavo, the global leader in commercial excellence solutions to resolve all worldwide lawsuits, including claims of Intellectual Property (IP) infringement that each firm made against the other. Marcin Cichon, CEO and co-founder of Pricefx, said […]

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GNOME Foundation to Battle a Patent Troll in Court

The GNOME Foundation, a maker of the eponymous Linux desktops, has been hit with a sueball by Rothschild Patent Imaging LLC over how its Shotwell photo manager manages photos. The plaintiff has alleged in a complaint filed at the United States District Court Northern California that the defendant has infringed its patent for a “Wireless […]

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How Permanent Patent differs from Provisional Patent?

Patent Registration is of paramount importance whenever you come up with a new and unique idea or product in today’s era, where unauthorized people hardly hesitate to steal your Intellectual Property (IP). In the present world, there are many individuals, companies, etc., that seek to make profits by taking away and using someone else’s assets.A […]

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How to Transfer Trademark Rights in India?

With time and continuous advancements in almost every industry worldwide, trademarks has become one of the fastest emerging and most exclusive Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in India. A trademark, which identifies and differentiates the products or services of a business from those of others, is beneficial for not just brands but consumers as well. It […]

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Facebook Tries to Secure Trademark for the Term “Book”

After successfully getting the trademark for common, generic words ‘Face’ and ‘Book’ in the United States nearly 13 years ago, Facebook, one of the leading social media giants is presently attempting to accomplish the same in Europe. Seeking to secure the word ‘Book’ under Trademark Protection, the social media giant applied for the same in […]

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Copyleft – Everything You Need to Know About This IP License

We are living in a rapidly advancing era where the Internet has made it ever-harder to prevent unauthorized users from stealing one’s hard work. In such a malicious age, there might be hardly anyone who isn’t aware of the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). There are several IPRs that one can get to keep his original […]

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3 Imperative Elements of Intellectual Property Strategy

Intended and used not just to prevent unauthorized use of assets but also to drive new revenue opportunities and gain competitive advantage, Intellectual Property (IP) has become a need for businesses in the present rapidly advancing era. However, many organizations still ignore establishing an apt connection between business strategy and IP strategy, thus increasing susceptibilities […]

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Can Copyrighted Material Be Used in Advertising?

Advertising undoubtedly is as old as commerce and civilization, but the ways it was being done previously and now are quite different. Traditionally, people were used to promulgate their products and services on clay tablets, through town criers, etc. However, due to advancements in technology, people nowadays have switched to new methods to advertise their […]

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Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul Lock and Kandangi Saree Obtain GI Tag

After a long wait, two products known as Dindigul locks and Kandangi sarees from Tamil Nadu have received the GI (Geographical Indication) tags. The Dindigul Lock, Hardware and Steel Furniture Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Limited and the Amrar Rajiv Gandhi Handloom Weavers Cooperative Production and Sales Society Limited that applied for the tag now own […]

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