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Apple Strikes New Chip Licensing Deal, Disney Prepares for UK Streaming Service Debut, Warner Bros Launches New Film Trailer using TikTok and more

E commerce and Licensing

Apple Strikes New Chip Licensing Deal; NBC’s Streaming Service to Include Lionsgate Movies; Disney Prepares for UK Streaming Service Debut; Warner Bros Launches New Film Trailer using TikTok; Disney Launches Official ‘Baby Yoda’ Merchandise, Strikes Back Against Unauthorised Sellers and more. Licensing News Apple Strikes New Chip Licensing Deal Apple has struck a new licensing deal with British chipmaker, Imagination Technologies, more than two years after a high-profile breakdown in the companies’ relationship. The longstanding bond between the two companies was hit by Apple’s decision to focus on developing its own graphics processor units (GPUs) for its tablets and smartphones. This sparked a dispute,...

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Lauren Conrad Sued Over Infringing Photograph, Russian Internet Firm Sues Twitch, Court Orders USD 1 Billion Penalty for Cox Communications and more

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Lauren Conrad Sued Over Infringing Photograph; Russian Internet Firm Sues Twitch; Court Orders USD 1 Billion Penalty for Cox Communications; Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against Makers of Music Documentaries; MJ’s Estate Settles Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Disney; Crackdown on Bombay Pubs Playing Copyrighted Songs Without Licence and more. Entertainment Law News Lauren Conrad Sued Over Infringing Photograph Reality TV star Lauren Conrad has recently been sued by a photographer named Jason Cook, who claims that Conrad used his picture on her blog, without his permission. Cook has stated that, in an article written about yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley, which was later posted...

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Trademark Registry Witnesses a slow Holiday Season

Trademark Registry witnesses a slow Holiday Season witnessing a decrease of 32 percent in total hearing notices issued, a decrease of 651 in the total applications published in the trademark journal and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had a slow week in its working capacity as can be seen from the statistics in the table below. The total number of hearing notices issued has decreased by thirty two percent (32%) with a decrease of eight percent (8%) in the total...

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Final issue of patent & design journal published

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 27th of December 2019. 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 433 patent applications have been published in the 52nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 433 applications published in the journal, 83 applications account for early publications while 350 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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AstraZeneca sells rights over two patented cancer drugs, South Korea introduces IP backed financing and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - IP filings by IIT-Delhi increase by 20% in 2019; Juvisé Pharmaceuticals acquires commercial rights for two cancer drugs from AstraZeneca; Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property conducts training program; South Korea encourages IP backed financing India Patent News IP filings by IIT-Delhi increase by 20% in 2019 According to an Economic times report, IIT-Delhi has apparently filed about 150 intellectual property applications in connection with patents, designs and other forms of IP, in India as well as other countries in 2019, thereby marking an increase  of about 20% in IP applications filed back in 2018. In addition to the...

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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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6834 Trademark Applications Registered this Week, 44% Decrease in the Published Trademarks this Week and more

6834 Trademark Applications Registered this Week, 44% Decrease in the Published Trademarks this Week and more and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had a mixed week in its working capacity as can be seen from the statistics in the table below. The total number of hearing notices issued has increased by one hundred and four percent (104%). Similarly, the total number of trademark applications examined have increased by nine percent (9%), with a decrease of forty four percent (44%) in...

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Inventive Plum Cakes for Christmas

It is Christmas time, time to eat Plum Cakes. A wide array of Plum Cakes are on the market, and we got to taste a few of them at office today. The best among them was the cake sent by Rakesh (Intellepedia's Administrator). Once it was safely in my stomach, I couldn't help telling Rakesh that his cake did not have any plums. It had raisins and prunes, but no plums. Most Plum Cakes in fact do not have plums, and the term is generally used to refer to Christmas cakes of different varieties. The term got associated with Christmas from...

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Machines cannot be inventors rules EPO, Toyota launches new IP Licensing Program and other patent updates

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - EPO rejects two patent applications that designate a machine as an inventor; Toyota launches new IP Licensing Program; Michelin files design patent infringement suit against Tri-Ace and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS IPO publishes four presentations related to PCT Roving Seminars As our readers are most likely aware, the Indian Patent Office (IPO) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has been organizing a series of PCT Roving Seminars in India, the most recent ones being conducted on 25th, 27th, 29th November 2019 and on 2nd December 2019 across various Indian cities. In an...

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2000+ patent applications published this week, design registrations hover at 14,000

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 13th of December 2019. 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 2066 patent applications have been published in the 51st issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 2066 applications published in the journal, 920 applications account for early publications while 1146 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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