This presentation provides an overview of IP litigation in India with a compilation of broad level statistics of litigation in various areas of IP. The presentation can be accessed here. Written by Dr. Kalyan Kankanala – Read my Works of Fiction at www.kalyankankanala.com
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Apple has been sued again, this time by a Swiss photographer for copyright infringement over her photo. While Apple definitely seems to be on the wrong side of the law this time, though as the standard practice continues, they might just go for an out of court settlement with this […]Read more ›
This post is an edited version of Dr. Kalyan’s post on the Salient Features of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2010 with such modifications as are made in the recently passed Copyright Amendment Act 2012. The important amendments made in the Act can broadly be classified into: A. Modifications with respect […]Read more ›
It all started with last year’s Mathew Inman’s (creator of oatmeal) blog post which accused FunnyJunk for stealing, re- hosting and monetizing his comics through their website. Inman said that he had previously approached FunnyJunk for taking down contents that contained his works to which they have only partially […]Read more ›
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Nation to strengthen protection of culture TRADEMARKS The Co’s Trademark is “Welcome to the Cloud” Morgantown hotel files response in trademark infringement suit CME Group Inc. Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2012 Earnings Release … Magnalight Responds To Mag Instrument’s Lawsuit COPYRIGHTS Google Books settles French copyright lawsuit Dow Jones Successfully […]Read more ›
The Copyright Amendment Bill, 2012 that was passed unanimously by both Houses of the Parliament has been published in the official gazette. With this, the law relating to copyright in India will undergo a sea change. The entertainment industry in India will experience the most of it, with the television […]Read more ›
When I get to watch my favourite movie on my laptop for free, I don’t care if I am committing a crime is what most of us are upto today! Digital piracy has engulfed India big time and is increasing at its accelerated speed. Online Piracy is known to be […]Read more ›