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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Cameron Collie, an Australian based web developer claims that he put in all the hard work in creating a location-based alcohol price comparison website service that aids consumer in searching the cheapest price on liquor products in the market. And he says the legal threat from Google would force him […]Read more ›
As per the news that is doing the rounds, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board has rejected the application filed for removal of the mark ‘XEROX’ from the trademark mark register on the grounds of it being generic. The Appellate Board,considering over fifty years of continued usage and existence in the […]Read more ›
Horlicks and Britania have landed in a major trademark and copyright dispute. In response to a petition filed by Britania Industries before the Madras High Court, the Court passed an interim order against GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd (GSK), the maker of the Horlicks brand, restraining them from manufacturing, selling and […]Read more ›
OSHWA and OSI are meddling up against their logos which apparently appear to be similar. Open source hardware is hardware whose design is made publicly available so that anyone can study, modify, distribute, make, and sell the design or hardware based on that design. The hardware’s source, the design from […]Read more ›
An advertisement by the internationally renowned news paper Financial Times on 19th July 2012 in the Hindustan Times read: “The Financial Times would like to make it clear that the internationally renowned ‘Financial Times’ newspaper is not in any way associated with the Indian title of the same name, published […]Read more ›
Austrian energy drink brand Red Bull won a trademark suit against Sun Mark’s ‘Bullet’ filed before the London High Court recently. Sun Mark had released an energy drink in the market with the name Bullet and a slogan “No Bull in this Can”. The High Court Judge observed that Sun […]Read more ›