Intellectual Property

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CASE BRIEF : Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. vs Amazonbuys.in & Ors.

Facts The Plaintiff, Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd., owns, operates and manages the India online marketplace at www.amazon.in on which lakhs of third-party sellers and buyers interact and conduct their transactions. Plaintiff No. 2, owns the trademark ‘AMAZON’ in various classes and copyright on the ‘AMAZON’ logos. Plaintiff No.2 has licensed its copyrights and trademarks to Amazon Seller Services, for the purposes of promotion, publication and merchandising within the territory of India. Amazon Seller Services alleged that the Defendants, Amazonbuys.in and others…

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Weekly Patent Statistics- 20th May 2022 to 27th May 2022

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 20th May 2022 to 27th May 2022

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 27th of May 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1,097 patent applications have been published in the 21st issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,097 applications published in the journal,399 applications account for…

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WEEKLY TRADEMARK UPDATES

This week's trademark updates are as follows: Coke Studio v. Cook Studio : The trademark conundrum The ongoing tussle between one Nikhil Chawla,  proprietor , of  "The Chawla Group" against 'The Coca Cola Company', has now been referred to mediation by Justice Pratibha M Singh. The Court stated that both the parties are being referred to the Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre on 31st May, 2022 . Mr. Rajeev Varma, Senior Counsel has been appointed as the mediator for…

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Latest Updates on Antitrust - May 2022

Latest Updates on Antitrust – May 2022

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Antitrust: CCI investigation into Whatsapp faces pushback The Competition Commission of India’s investigation into Whatsapp’s abuse of dominance in enforcing its new privacy policy that enabled the sharing of user data with business has hit a roadblock in Whatsapp’s belligerence against sharing information on its new privacy policy. Whatsapp has stated that it will withhold providing information on the same until the parliament passes the data privacy law. CCI has however…

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Latest Updates in Privacy - May 2022

Latest Updates on Privacy – May 2022

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy: New CERT-In Directives issued The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team has recently issued new guidelines trying to combat cyber security incidents, with 6,07,220 incidents being reported in the first half of 2021. The directions prescribe mandatory data collection, retention and integration by data centers, virtual private network providers, cloud services providers and others. However, directions for the registration of data centres, virtual private server providers, and virtual private network providers…

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Weekly News Update – Copyright and Entertainment Law

This is a weekly news update on Copyright and Entertainment Law.   Punjab and Haryana High Court mandates license for playing music at wedding functions In a recent decision, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana quashed a notice issued by the Registrar of Copyrights, which stated that the utilisation of any sound recordings in the course of religious ceremonies, including marriages, would not require any license to be taken, or any royalties to be paid. The impugned notice was issued in…

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Weekly Updates: E-Commerce and Licensing News

Weekly news updates for the E-commerce and Licensing domain. Amazon's Smart Commerce program Amazon has recently launched an initiative called Smart Commerce in India, to help small retailers and local shops to create their own digital stores, in addition to its existing E-commerce platform. This new initiative will also allow store owners to offer an in-store shopping experience to their walk-in customers. Through the Smart Commerce initiative, stores of any size can sign up to be a part of this program…

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Weekly Patent Statistics- 13 May 2022 to 20 May 2022.

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 13th May 2022 to 20th May 2022

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 20th of May 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 782 patent applications have been published in the 20th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 782 applications published in the journal,451 applications account for…

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Indian copyright statistics- March and April 2022

Indian Copyright Statistics- March and April 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of March and April 2022, is given below. MARCH AND APRIL 2022 There is a decrease of 14% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of April 2022 as compared to the month of March 2022. A total of 2586 applications were filed in the month of March 2022 and a total of 2235 applications were filed in the month of April 2022. The…

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Weekly Patent Statistics- 6 May 2022 to 13 May 2022.

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 6th May 2022 to 13th May 2022

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 13th of May 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1,215 patent applications have been published in the 19th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,215 applications published in the journal,538 applications account for…

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