THE NEED TO PROTECT TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE (TK)

INTRODUCTION                   The existing and conventional intellectual property system is not able to protect TK as such it is. Each local and indigenous communities has their own distinctive and different identity, sometimes they do share similarities. These days the traditional and

DOMAIN NAME DISPUTE AND RESOLUTION MECHANISMS

INTRODUCTION The internet has brought a massive industrial revolution in the 19th century and is a vast expanding network of computers and other devices, enabling them to exchange and share the data. With the tremendous growth in digital media, the

ANALYSIS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW & HUMAN RIGHTS RELATION

INTRODUCTION Intellectual property regimes seek to balance the moral and economic rights of creators and inventors with the interests and needs of the wider society. An important justification for patents and copyrights is that incentives and rewards for inventors result

Biopiracy & Patents of Traditional Knowledge in India

This article presents the concept of biopiracy as a threat to traditional knowledge in India. The article also elucidates the protection of traditional knowledge offered by the Patents Act, 1970 and steps undertaken to develop a digital library of traditional

Intellectual Property Rights: Trade Secrets

The article presents the concept of “trade secrets” as intellectual property rights and their protection in India through common law principles and various statutory provisions. Introduction Chris Hardwick, an American comedian, has stated that; “We’re not in an information age

Digital Intellectual Property Rights: Domain Names

The article examines “domain names” as intellectual property and their protection in India through judicial pronouncements and under the trademark law as well as internationally through a dispute resolution system. Introduction Technological advancement has created a parallel cyber world to

Tobu Enterprises vs. Joginder Metal Works: AIR 1985 Delhi 244

INTRODUCTION: This case is about Designs Act 2000. Design can be infringed and competitors can copy other’s design and use it as their own and this is punishable according to Designs Act 2000. Nobody should copy and claim on someone

Bayer Corporation vs Union of India: 2014 SCC Online Bom (963)

Introduction: There has been an emergence of Intellectual Property rights as an imperative field due to it guaranteeing an individual’s right to their own creation and invention. Since the advent of the general Indian industry, it has contributed massively to

Daler Mehndi Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. vs. Baby Gift House: 2011 (2) RAJ 210

Introduction: The present case is concerned with the different contributing elements and principle of infringement when it comes to disputes falling under Intellectual Property Rights. A notable aspect provided for by this case is the debate between a citizens’ right

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