LG Enters Patent Infringement Dispute against Hisense

South Korean Electronics Maker LG Electronics Inc., on 5th November 2019, has announced that it filed a Patent Infringement lawsuit against Hisense, alleging that the Chinese TV manufacturer has violated its TV-related patents. LG announced that it filed complaints against Chinese and American branches of Hisense in the central district court of California for allegedly […]

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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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Global Intellectual Property Filings: India Secures Tenth Position

With continuous growth in Intellectual Property (IP) filing activities worldwide, India has witnessed a remarkable upsurge in Industrial Design, patent, and trademark filings in the last year, i.e., 2018. Where on one side, the nation saw more than 20% hike in trademark filing, on the other side, it witnessed a rise of 13.6% in the […]

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Are Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights Complementing or Conflicting?

Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are two different legal areas that hardly intersected with each other before the 90s. In the beginning, they both grew separately and never infringed on each other’s domains. However, recently, it has been observed that these fields of law are interrelated. One view about the relationship between IPRs […]

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How 3D Printing Industry Influences Intellectual Property (IP)?

Emerged in the 1980s, 3D technology, due to the availability of high-performance and low-cost 3D printers, has now come within the reach of not just big organizations but ordinary consumers as well. By fulfilling expectations of different types of businesses and people, it is emerging as one of the best technologies in the present rapidly […]

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Bombay HC: Defendants in Trademark & IPR dispute were fined Rs 5 Crore

Intended to deter people from practising the unlawful undertakings of making profits illegally, the Bombay High Court (HC) took a strict step. In a case filed this year, Justice SJ Kathawalla punished the defendants who were selling poor-quality pipes on a renowned company’s name. Mahatma Gandhi once said, “There is a sufficiency in the world […]

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Why Intellectual Property Rights are Important in Current Era?

In the modern world, intellectual property rights have a significant influence on international trade and indigenous trade of every nation. With the advent of digitalization, there are high chances of creative ideas being stolen by any third party, without any prior permission. The importance of intellectual property protection fluctuates in a different part of the world. […]

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Bombay HC Sentences Oil Proprietor in IPR Dispute

The Bombay High Court has convicted an oil proprietor of an edible oil company for 8 weeks for “brazen breach” of the March 2017 order,   for copyright infringement of Cargil India Pvt. Ltd, the Indian arm of the US multinational giant. Justice SJ Kathawalla of Bombay High Court was hearing the plea made by Cargil […]

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Google and IPRS Sign A Music Licensing Deal for India

The Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) has granted the music license to the tech giant, Google, permitting the company to utilize its group member work collection across Google-owned YouTube and other related services in the country. Registered under the Copyright Act, 1957, the IPRS is a copyright body, of music owners, including composers, lyricists, […]

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