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Intellectual Property (IP) Seminar at Cochin, Kerala: Register for Free

Getting a Patent Grant in One Year in India & Intellectual Property for Business & Value Creation

Intellectual Property is an important tool for every company, small or big, in today's business context. The seminar and discussion provides an understanding of the value of IP for business in the context of latest developments in India and across the world. It also provides insights into strategies for fast tracking patent grants. Sessions Session 1: Intellectual Property and Business Value This session focuses on how companies can take advantage of their IP assets to gain business and commercial benefits. It provides some strategies, tips and tricks to navigate the IP territory in India. Session 2: How to get a Patent in 1 Year This...

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Wishing A Very Happy, Creative and Innovative New Year

Wishing A Very Happy, Creative and Innovative New Year

On behalf of all our contributors, we wish you a Very Happy, Creative and Innovative New Year. We thank you for your support and patronage in 2019, and will endeavor to continue our mission of contributing to the flow of IP knowledge and IP culture development in 2020 as well. As we head into the new year, we will be grateful for any observations, comments or inputs you may have to help us improve Intellepedia and its initiatives. In 2019, we published 562 blogs/articles, the topic wise split of which is provided in the table below. [mkd_list_ordered] Sl no | Topic | Number of...

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Upcoming IP Events – Fast tracking Patents, Music of Copyrights, and Learn Patent Searching and Data Analysis Skills/Techniques

Upcoming Intellectual Property (IP) Events by Intellepedia

BananaIP's Intellepedia is organising three IP Events during the next four weeks. They are being held at BananaIP's office in Bangalore. You may register for the events by visiting the links provided hereunder. At a Glance Fastracking Patents in India: Getting a Patent in One Year - 20th December 2019 (2PM to 4PM) - BananaIP's Office (3rd Floor) - Register Online The Music of Copyrights - 3rd January , 2020 (2PM to 4PM) - BananaIP's Office (3rd Floor) - Register Online Learn Patent Searching and Data Analysis Skills/Techniques - 10th January , 2020 (2PM to 4PM) - BananaIP's Office (3rd Floor)...

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Yoga Sequence is not Dance Choreography for Copyright Protection

Yoga Sequence is not Dance Choreography for Copyright Protection

Bikram Choudhury, a self-proclaimed yoga guru, published a book in 1979 entitled 'Bikram’s Beginning Yoga Class', which contained a sequence for promoting wellbeing and energy levels, among others. His book contained twenty six yoga asanas and two breathing exercises selected, arranged and organised in a sequence. The sequence is required to be performed at 105 degree Fahrenheit to produce optimum results. Though the yoga poses were based on Hatha Yoga, Bikram claimed that he developed specific poses in a sequence to provide health benefits, and urged readers of his book to practice them in the order provided. He registered a...

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The Fight for Martha Graham’s Copyrights and Trademarks in Technique, Style, Choreography, Sets, Jewellery, Costumes and Music

The Fight for Martha Graham's Copyrights and Trademarks in Technique, Style, Choreography, Sets, Jewellery, Costumes and Music.

Martha Graham is well known for her modern dance technique, choreography, sets, costumes, jewellery and other creative work, and she is today a legend in dance circles. Her unique technique and style is referred to as Martha Graham Technique or Graham's Technique after her name. Martha Graham was quite protective of her creative work, and allowed very few dance companies to perform her choreographies during her life time. In her effort to finance her creative work and promote/disseminate her technique/style, Martha Graham formed Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance ("Centre") and Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance ("School"). Both of...

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Dance’s Literary and Dramatic Aspects: From Yakshagana Ballet to Yaksharanga

FROM YAKSHAGANA BALLET TO YAKSHARANGA

Academy of General Edu., Manipal Vs. Malini Mallya In a case involving Yakshagana, a form of ballet dance, the Supreme Court pointed out that literary and dramatic works acquire distinctive protection under the Indian Copyright Act. It stated that script of a drama acquires protection as a literary work, and that includes dramatic literature in its fold. However, dance, choreography, scenic arrangements and other aspects of ballet like works will be considered as dramatic works. Simply put, the script of a play is copyrightable as a literary work, and the movements, acting, choreography and arrangements are protectable as dramatic works. The case...

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The Business of Building, Managing and Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets

Intellepedia Seminar - Building an Intellectual Property Framework for your Organization

Today, Intellepedia successfully conducted  its yearly seminar on "Building an Intellectual Property Framework for your Organization". In line with the tradition, the seminar brought together leading IP experts and senior management of companies to discuss business aspects of intellectual property, and ways to build, manage and commercialise IP assets. This year's seminar hosted two reputed IP professionals, Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Managing Partner of BananaIP Counsels, and Mr. Ram Sitaraman – Principal Engineer, Heading IPR at Mahindra & Mahindra. Representatives from more than 25 companies took part in the seminar, which witnessed discussions and exchanges pertaining to IP developments from...

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Intellectual Property for Innovative Businesses – A Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

Dr. Kalyan delivers a talk on "Intellectual Property and Business"

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala delivered a talk at a seminar organized by Intellepedia titled “Building an Intellectual Property Framework for your Organization” on December 6th, 2019. In his talk, he spoke about Intellectual Property and Business and you can find the presentation below.   [slideshare id=201875928&doc=intellectualpropertyandbusiness-191205131627]   For more information on upcoming Intellectual Property Seminars visit www.bananaip.com/intellepedia....

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The Dance of Intellectual Property

Dancing with Intellectual Property

"The body says what words cannot." - Martha Graham Dancers express ideas, stories, feelings, thoughts, etc., by movements, static or dynamic. They express and interact through their body, often accompanied by music, in artistic costumes, settings and lighting. A dance performance integrates several elements of creativity, many of which are protectable as intellectual property in the form of copyrights, industrial designs, and patents. Representations used by dancers can be protected as trademarks, and their identity under the publicity rights regime. Protecting IP provides dancers, choreographers, dance musicians, artists and lighting experts, the opportunity to license, merchandise and commercialise their work. In today's business...

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Upcoming IP Events – Fasttracking Patents, IP for Dancers, and IP Strategy

BananaIP's Intellepedia is organising three IP Events during the next two weeks. While two of them are being held at BananaIP's office, the IP Seminar on "Building IP Frameworks for Organisations" is being held at ITC Gardenia. You may register for the events by visiting the links provided hereunder. Serial No. - Title - Date/Time - Venue - Registration Link Fastracking Patents in India: Getting a Patent in One Year - 29th November 2019 (2PM to 4PM) - BananaIP's Office (3rd Floor) - Register Online Dancing with Intellectual Property - 8th December, 2019 (2PM to 4PM) - BananaIP's Office (3rd Floor)...

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