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Social Dimensions of Copyright Infringement and Enforcement: A Quick Reflection in the context of Sci-Hub Litigation


Like-Minded IP Teachers’ Working Group on Intellectual Property and Public Interest   Social Dimensions of Copyright Infringement and Enforcement: A Quick Reflection in the context of Sci-Hub Litigation☨   Jointly prepared by:   Prof. (Dr) N. S. Gopalakrishnan[i] Dr Arul George Scaria[ii] Dr M. Sakthivel[iii] Ms Anjana Girish[iv] Dr Vishnu Shankar P.[v] Prof. (Dr) T. G. Agitha[vi] Prof. (Dr) Anirban Mazumdar[vii]   Pathbreaking technological innovations have always contributed to different kinds of social tensions to which societies and legal systems have struggled to find amicable solutions[viii]. Unprecedented innovations in the field of information technology, which we started witnessing towards the end of last century and rapidly growing even today, is no exception to...

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BananaIP Wishes You a Very Happy New Year 2021

New Year Greetings from BananaIP

Dear Friends, As we bid adieu to a tough and testing year, we feel extremely fortunate and grateful to have you by our side. We wish you a Very Happy and Healthy New Year filled with Joy, Love, Success and Prosperity. Thank you so much for your kind support and patronage, and wishing you a creative, innovative and successful Business in 2021. With warmest Regards, Team BananaIP Your Trusted and Valued IP Partner www.bananaip.com...

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A Session on Intellectual Property for the working executives program at IIM Bangalore

A Session on IPRs and Licensing by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala (view profile) conducted a session on “IPRs and Licensing” for the working executives program at IIM Bangalore on December 12th, 2020. Please find the presentation on Intellectual Property rights below [slideshare id=240084785&doc=iimbdec2020-201214054452]   About BananaIP Counsels BananaIP’s Patent Attorneys are among the leading patent practitioners in the country. They work with clients such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Samsung, HCL, Eureka Forbes, to name a few. Our patent attorneys have strong technical and legal expertise in areas such as IT/Software, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Mechanical, Automotive, Green Energy, Traditional Medicine and Bio/Pharma domains. The firm is...

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Launching Strategic Inventor – A Free DIY Platform/System to Draft and File Patents

Launching Strategic Inventor - A Free DIY Platform/System to Draft and File Patents

BananaIP is happy to announce the launch of Strategic Inventor, a DIY platform, system and technology that enables inventors draft and file patents on their own. Strategic Inventor platform/technology may be used free of charge to draft as many applications as one wishes. All an inventor needs to do is register on the platform, and start using it once the registration is approved. By using the technology to draft patent applications, the inventor can do away with, or minimize the cost of acquiring patents.   What does the technology do? Strategic Inventor facilitates patent specification drafting through its step wise approach, simple and...

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Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications – 2020

Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications - 2020

IPO to start accepting applications under PPH Pilot Program from 7th December 2020 Intellepedia Publication Date: 30th November 2020 As per the latest public notice issued by the Indian Patent Office (IPO), the IPO will start accepting applications under Chapter 5 of the PPH Guidelines, the for 2nd year term, from 7th December 2020. The acceptance of these applications is in furtherance to the Bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program that is in effect between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO). The number of applications will be limited to 100 requests. Further, the number of PPH requests...

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Register for a Free Webinar on Intellectual Property For StartUps – July 17th, 2020

The Business of Intellectual Property For Start-ups

Intellectual Property is an important business tool in the hands of Start Ups and small companies. Its value  assumes higher importance  during a crisis. As many businesses work hard to survive the  crisis posed by the COVID pandemic, the crisis has opened   new avenues to  innovative and creative Start Ups. Start Ups that are able to build strong and valuable IP during this time, whether related to COVID or not, have a unique opportunity to succeed and thrive. In order to  build IP and take advantage of it, Start Ups must know what IP they have, how to protect/build it, and...

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public – World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

BananaIP team is sharing the latest information provided by World Health Organization (WHO) on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:   Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands. Maintain social distancing Maintain at least 1...

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Weekly Indian IP Statistics – 1st January to 7th February, 2020

Weekly IP Statistics

Trademark Statistics (1st Jan to 7th Feb, 2020) Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office: 9112 Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings: 5832 Applications Published in the Trademark Journal: 8783 Registrations Granted: 6407 Hearing Notices Issued: 9124 Renewal Notices Issued: 3272 Patent Statistics (1st Jan to 7th Feb, 2020) Early Publications: 922 Ordinary Publications: 5794 Applications published: 6716 Grants in Delhi: 1206 Grants in Mumbai: 536 Grants in Chennai: 1154 Grants in Kolkata: 552 Total Grants: 3448 Total applications examined: 10410 Industrial Design Statistics (1st Jan to 7th Feb, 2020) Designs registered till date: 1416...

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Intellepedia Presents a Seminar on Intellectual Property for Business and Financial Benefit

Intellectual Property for Business and Financial Benefit

We’re holding a half day IP seminar, Intellectual Property for Business and Financial Benefit on February 14th at BananaIP Counsels in Bangalore. Spaces are reserved exclusively for Senior-level individuals, R&D Leaders, Technology and Innovation Driven Startups. How to take advantage of IP in today’s business context in India? Intellectual Property has today emerged as an important business tool in India. From financial  valuation and increasing business revenues to gaining business advantage and market share, IP is being used effectively by large and small companies as well as startups to gain business and  competitive advantage. The increase in number of patent, trademark, industrial...

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Burn Rate, a gripping and insightful novel by Prof Jon M. Garon

Burn Rate by Prof Jon M. Garon

We live and thrive around the fear and excitement of the unknown, the uncertain and the unpredictable. The AI age is on us, and one cannot help wondering where it might take us. While lawyers debate about how law should respond to developments in AI, technologists are busy Taking long strides, every step taking them away from legal coverage. Professor Jon Garon's 'Burn Rate' is a fast paced crime and corporate thriller that delves into many technological issues plaguing our minds through a thrilling and entertaining story. The novel starts with the meticulously planned murder of Jeff Devon, CEO of Menoetius...

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