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Indian Copyright Statistics-April and May 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of April and May 2022, is given below. APRIL AND MAY 2022 There is an increase of 2.1% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of May 2022 as compared to the month of April 2022. A total of 2235 applications were filed in the month of April 2022 and a total of 2281 applications were filed in the month of May 2022. The…

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Weekly News Updates: E-Commerce

Weekly news updates for the E-commerce domain. E-Commerce monopolistic practices to be curbed by CAIT campaign In order to curtail the anti-competitive practices carried out by big corporate houses, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) will be launching a campaign to form clusters of traders on the cooperative model. CAIT will encourage and educate traders to form clusters and pool their resources including finance, technology and marketing in order to improve their purchasing power, negotiating with producers and also…

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Prof. Thammaiah Ramakrishna Scholarship for aspiring Patent Attorneys

Prof. Thammaiah Ramakrishna Scholarship for aspiring Patent Attorneys

BananaIP is happy to announce the launch of 'Professor Thammaiah Ramakrishna Scholarship for aspiring Patent Attorneys'. The primary objective of this scholarship is to encourage and facilitate legal and technical students to enter patent practice through paid internships and funded research programs. Any student pursuing law, science, engineering, or technology degree may apply for this scholarship. In the first year, sustenance funding will be provided to 5 to 7 students seeking internships at BananaIP Counsels. Professor Ramakrishna T. is currently the…

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Weekly Patent Statistics- 27th May 2022 to 3rd June 2022

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 27th May 2022 to 3rd June 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 3rd of June 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 1,442 patent applications have been published in the 22nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,442 applications published in the journal,414 applications account for…

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Latest Updates on Antitrust - June 2022 - Part I

Latest Updates on Antitrust – June 2022 – Part I

This is a rundown of last week's Antitrust updates: Government mulling amendment to Competition Bill 2020 to give CCI wider powers over big tech companies In order to ensure that digital market remains open to new entrants and existence of meritorious competition between digital platforms, the Central Government is proposing to bring changes to the pending Competition Bill 2020. They aim to enhance the scope of the CCI over digital markets, with wider powers to be conferred on the CCI and…

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Latest Updates on Privacy - June 2022 - Part I

Latest Updates on Privacy – June 2022 – Part I

This is a rundown of last week's updates on Privacy: Changes proposed to IT Rules 2021 allowing overriding of social media accounts A draft seeking amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 has been proposed by the Central Government. The draft imposes a greater burden on social media companies to set up a vigil mechanism and ensure its compliance while dealing with illegal and inflammatory content. A Grievance Addressal Committee (GAC) is also proposed…

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Weekly Updates: Copyright and Entertainment Law

This is a weekly news update on Copyright and Entertainment Law. Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Jhund’ Receives Relief from Supreme Court In a recent decision passed by the Supreme Court of India, the feature film ‘Jhund’ starring Amitabh Bachchan among others, was given the green light for screening on OTT platforms in the ongoing copyright infringement claim against the film. The copyright infringement suit was filed by Hyderabad-based director, Nandi China Kumar, who had earlier attempted to prevent theatrical release of ‘Jhund’ on…

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Weekly Updates: E-Commerce and IP Licensing News

Weekly news updates for the E-commerce and Licensing domain. Google once again ventures into E-Commerce After previously having tried to follow Amazon’s model for an E-commerce platform and being unsuccessful, Google is once again keen on venturing into E-commerce services. Through its second take at launching an E-commerce platform, Google intends to mainly compete with Amazon, which has thrived by offering digital space to small retailers. However, Google will challenge Amazon’s market position by offering an alternative digital market space to…

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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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