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Personal information sought under RTI Act

Oct 20, 2021 β€’
Right to privacy and Right to information are the two important sides of a democratic set- up yet they are the most conflicting aspects of democracy. On one hand privacy is the protection of the individual’s autonomy and personal relations and covers a wide spectrum of principles under it and on the other hand, it is a well established principle that right to informatio...

Secondary Liability in Trademark Infringement

Oct 18, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
A secondary liability arises when a party in power and direct control or having knowledge of the alleged infringement aids/ induces it to continue.

Trade secret in India versus other countries

Oct 14, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Trade secret improves the competitive edge of a business and thereby needs to be properly regulated. The absence of it in India makes it to take the example of other countries for effective usage and economic growth. Effective trademark protections are a necessity for innovation and to secure risky investments.

How to stop fake mapping and listing on Amazon?

Sep 26, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Many sellers try really hard to build a long lasting brand on amazons by selling good quality products on amazon but the more you are selling on amazon the more you are visible to your competitors as well, who will simply try to spoil your name by making your copycat type store for their products on amazon, they will create fake impressions by using your product photos ...

Patent (Amendment) Rules 2021 - Patent fees for educational institutions reduced.

Sep 26, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Fees reduced for patent filing in India for the educational institutions based in India and Abroad. Patent (Amendment) Rules 2021

Secondary liability in Trademark infringement

Sep 13, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
A secondary liability arises when a party in power and direct control or having knowledge of the alleged infringement aids/ induces it to continue.

Instruction Manuals and Copyright

Sep 10, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Law relating to copyright is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957. Copyright is generally granted for artistic, musical and dramatic works and thereby includes computer programme, performer's rights, sound recordings, chorographical works and cinematographic works.

Non-conventional Trademark: Sound

Sep 7, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Generally when we think about trademarks, we think of it as a way to distinguish one's business from that of others in a competitive market. However, sound can also get trademark registration. Wondering how? This article discusses how sound can get trademark registration and the procedure involved.

Copyright Infringement Issues in Amazon

Sep 3, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
The e-commerce sector in India has bloomed into one of the highest revenue generating area over the past few decades and during the lockdown we saw a high dependence on such online portals as frequent lockdowns left us with no other option than buying essential or non- essential things from sellers like Amazon, Flip kart, e-bay, Myntra and so on.

Design Patent and Sales on Amazon

Aug 25, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Amazon has a wide range of intellectual property related policies that helps to protect the registered sellers from others counterfeiting their products.

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