Consequences of Patent Infringement in India

In this article, we will be discussing the consequences of patent infringement in India. Indian Patents Act, 1970 also considers manipulation of entries in a register which is claiming patent rights in an unauthorized way etc. to be punishable criminal offenses. Such penalties are mentioned in the Indian Patents Act, 1970. Though it doesn’t specifically mention the consequences of patent infringement. But in Section 48 rights conferred to the patentee are mentioned. Some of them are:- Where the subject matter of the patent is a product, the exclusive right to [...]

By |2018-10-13T05:54:05+00:00July 31st, 2018|Patent|

Collective Trademark in India

Collective Trademark A collective trademark is made up of the letter, words, designs, names, etc. It is a trademark owned by an organization such as an association, and it is only used by its members. Collective trademarks help in recognizing the level of value, geological source. It additionally demonstrates the individual wellspring of products or services. Collective trademark is open for use to an assortment of dealers and not only one individual, gave, the broker is the individual from the association. Functions are: 1. To tell people about the features [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:04:47+00:00July 30th, 2018|trademark registration|

What Is ‘Adaptation’ Under Copyright Law?

Copyright is ‘the exclusive right given by law for certain terms of years to an author, composer, etc. (or is assigned) to print, publish and sell copies of his original work’. The subject matter of copyright was restricted to protect the literary and artistic work. But now the scope of copyright has increased, and it covers dramatic and musical cinematograph films. Thus copyright was originally intended for the protection of authors, artists, and composers and to provide a legal foundation for the numerous transactions regarding payment to the authors, artists, [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:08:53+00:00July 28th, 2018|Copyright|

What Cannot Be Trademarked In India?

Introduction The word, trademark means legally registered or established for representing a company or product. When competition is spurting in every nook and cranny of the world, it becomes almost essential to differentiate our goods or services from others present in the world. India has emerged as the third largest base for start-ups in the world, according to the NASSCOM Start-Up Ecosystem Report, 2015. The strife to stay in the market makes one cautious about his products. Trademark Registration concept to Indians may be quite new, but it is interesting [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:11:21+00:00July 27th, 2018|trademark registration|

Protection of Applications

All About App Protection The Protection of Applications is also an important issue as copyright protection. As nowadays every human carries the mobile phones which carry hundreds of applications. Such applications contain much information which is required to be secured properly. Steps for Protection of Applications Given below are the steps for securing the applications in your mobile phones : Step 1: Own the code  If the owner codes the mobile app from the scratch then all the software belong to them. Therefore, For a lot of mobile apps, it [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:14:39+00:00July 27th, 2018|Copyright|

Trademark protection for product shapes

There are some specific grounds of objection applying only to shape marks. A mark will be excluded from trademark registration if it consists exclusively of a shape which results from the nature of the goods themselves for which trademark protection is sought, if the shape is necessary to obtain a technical result or if the shape gives substantial value to the goods. Protection for product shapes is provided under different situations. Shapes necessary to obtain a technical result If there is technical function perform by essential characteristics then shapes are excluded [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:21:58+00:00July 27th, 2018|trademark registration|

Trademark issues related to Internet Domain Names

Introduction In the cutting edge situation, data innovation has turned into a fundamental piece of our lives. The advancement of web and the trading of information among various PCs prompted major innovative and in addition media transmission transformations. Be that as it may, innovation can be a help and additionally a bane. ICT has significantly added to the expanding number of digital wrongdoings in the general public. 2016 report of PWC underlined that at a worldwide level digital wrongdoing is the second most revealed wrongdoing on the planet. As indicated [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:23:44+00:00July 27th, 2018|trademark registration|

Rights of Copyright Owners

About Copyright Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection provided by the laws of the United States. Copyright protection is available for original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible form, whether published or unpublished. The categories of works that can be protected by copyright laws which include paintings, literary works, live performances, photographs, movies, and software. However, the Copyright Owners has all the rights related to his work. He is relatively allowed to take all the decisions for his work. Rights of  Copyright Owners Mentioned below are [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:26:34+00:00July 27th, 2018|Copyright|

Copyrights of Photographs

About Each and every photograph are protected under the copyright law in India. The photos of the Photographers should be protected under the law of Copyright as it has been included as an artistic work. However, the quality is immaterial to qualify the work as an artistic work. It is important for a photographer to have Copyrights of Photographs.  The essential element of protecting the copyright in the photographs requires that the photograph must be an original work. As well as, where some degree of skill and effort must have [...]

By |2018-10-13T06:28:56+00:00July 27th, 2018|Copyright|

All you need to know about the IPR Laws in India

Introduction Intellectual Property rights have developed to a situation from where it assumes a vital part of the worldwide economy's advancement in the course of recent decades. In the 1990s, laws, and directions were reinforced around there by numerous nations separately. There were upgraded assurance and requirement of IPRs to the level of serious global responsibility as a result of the fruitful finish of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in World Trade Organization in the multilateral level. There is a huge area of licensed innovation. [...]

By |2018-10-13T11:02:37+00:00July 27th, 2018|Intellectual Property|