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Blindness and Accessible Books: From Marrakesh to Marella Gunta Palem

The Marrakesh Treaty

Marrakesh is a busy city in Morocco. It is a popular tourist destination. The Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate accessibility of published works to persons with blindness was signed in and named after the city. Marella Gunta Palem is a small, agricultural village in the State of Andhra Pradesh, India. Less than hundred families live in the village, which has basic information and communication infrastructure. It has been approximately six years since the Marrakesh Treaty was signed, and just more than two years since it came into force. India was the first country to ratify the treaty, and at the time, it was...

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Abbott’s HIV Drug Patent “Not an Invention”

This post was first published on 18th January, 2011. In a recent case, reported here by Sandeep, the patent office denied patent grant to Abbott’s HIV drug application (application No:339/MUMNP/2006, WO2005/039551), stating that the subject matter did not constitute an invention. Abbott’s application was rejected as a result of the pre grant oppositions filed by Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge’ (I-MAK), Cipla (Mumbai), Matrix Laboratories (Secunderabad) and Okasa Pharmaceuticals (Mumbai). The complete specification of Abbott’s application was entitled “SOLID PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORM” and had the  conventional priority of US application No. 10/650,178 dated 28th  August, 2003. The complete specification had 37...

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Weekly Trademark News: What’s in a Name Rihanna? Oyo to Expand to Philippines, ‘Puma x Maybelline’ Athleisure Makeup Collection, and Other News

Indian Trademark Statistics for January (Third Week), The Hotel Ritz Paris Wins Trademark Battle, Drake Loses Exclusive Rights Over ‘6IX’, Lindsay Lohan Discotheque, Naga Cucumber GI, and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Branding is not just about being seen as better than the competition. It’s about being seen as the only solution to your audience’s problem” – John Morgan INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office has picked up its pace in the past week. The total number of applications examined by trademark office has increased by ten percent (10%). The...

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Protect Your Website from Copyright Liability

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This post was first published on 15th January, 2011. In the era of “world wide web”, being a website owner comes with its own set of risks. One of such risks comes from the material posted on the website or from the look and feel of the website, which is often lifted from various sources without paying much attention to the “Copyrights”. Many of the website owners are not aware of what Copyrights are and what problems may occur due to incorporation of protected material on their websites. In simple words, website owners must abstain from copying anything on their website...

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Patent and Design statistics in India : Recap 2018

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What happened to patent filings in India in 2018? Did they increase? Or did they decrease? How many patents were granted and how did they compare with the previous years? Which city filed the most patents in 2018 and how did the other cities fare? In this post, we bring to you a recap of the patent statistics from 2018 and a comparison of these numbers with the stats of 2017. Publications A total of 37554 applications were published between January 2017 and December 2017, while a total of 39123 patent applications have been published between the 1st of January 2018 and...

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Weekly Patent News: Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting inventions, Patent Agent Examination Final Results, IIPLA conference, BananaIP updates, Patent Infringement news and more

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“Indian patent statistics, Interesting Inventions, Blind Assistance Shoes, Smart cane to detect and notify obstacles, 2018 Patent Agent Examination final results declared, IIPLA 5th Dubai IP Congress 2019 concludes, DIPP hosts CII Partnership Summit, 2019, Apple loses $440 million patent battle, Qualcomm's patent infringement suit against Apple not tenable says German Court , Oakley alleges design patent infringement, Orexo wins patent infringement battle against Actavis and other Weekly Patent News updates” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week “Inventors change the world more than the generals and statesmen.” - Paul Nizan,...

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Weekly Copyright News: Boney Kapoor’s Notice to ‘Sridevi Bungalow’, ‘Uri’ Makers Prevent Piracy, Netflix Sued, and more

Weekly Copyright News Updates - Intellepedia

Boney Kapoor Sends Legal Notice to Makers of ‘Sridevi Bungalow’, ‘Uri’ Makers Take Stringent Measures to Prevent Piracy, Copyright Office Invites Applications for Examiners on Contract Basis, YouTube Removes BTS and TWICE Videos over Copyright Claims, MTI Awarded Damages in Copyright Infringement Case, Publisher Sues Netflix for Infringement, WB Sues Harry Potter-themed Cafe for Copyright Infringement, Forza Horizon 4 Removes Dance Emotes, Spotify Partners With T-Series Ahead of India Launch, KodakOne Blockchain Beta Generates USD 1 Million in Licensing Claims Copyright Quote “The beauty of Copyright law is it protects you and it provides you the opportunity to honour others” Peter Smith Copyright Statistics There is an increase of 13% in the total...

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Weekly Trademark News: Samsung Crypto Wallet Trademark, McDonald’s Bows Down to Supermac’s, Hindware Trademark Victory and other news

Indian Trademark Statistics for January (Second Week), Vans Sues Primark Over Sneaker Design, Overwatch League Sports Merchandise, Tripura Jackfruit Applied for GI, Hindware Victory in Trademark Infringement and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “A brand is something that has a clear-cut identity amongst consumers, which a company creates by sending out a clear, consistent message over a period of years until it achieved a critical mass of marketing”-Phil Knight INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office has had a slow week in the past week. The total number of applications examined...

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Weekly Patent News: Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting inventions, Monsanto patent case, AMD versus Mediatek, USPTO news, International patent news and more

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“Indian patent statistics, Interesting inventions, DPCO Amendment, 2019 spares newly patented drugs from price control for a period of 5 years, Raisina Dialogue, 2019 hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs and ORF, AMD Sues Mediatek over claims of patent infringement, Supreme Court’s latest Judgment on Monsanto, Minerva Networks renews patent license agreement with TiVo Corporation, USPTO appoints new Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor, South Korea’s DAPA introduces a new IP regimen for the Military and other Weekly Patent News updates” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of...

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Weekly Copyright News: Copyright for Old Songs, Cases Against Accidental Prime Minister, Court Dismissed Raymond MD’s Plea, Works from 1923 in Public Domain and More

Weekly Copyright News Updates - Intellepedia

Bombay High Court to Decide on Copyright for Old Songs, Accidental Prime Minister: Multiple Cases Filed, Private FM Channels Allowed to Broadcast All India Radio News till May 31, Supreme Court to Take Action against Officials Using Section 66A of Information Technology Act, Court Dismissed Raymond MD’s Plea against Father’s Autobiography, Music Labels Seek to Block Unauthorized Downloads of YouTube Audio, Renowned Classic Works from 1923 Now in the Public Domain, Behavior Interactive and Bethesda Resolve Copyright Infringement Dispute Amicably, CD Baby Artists Earn Over $100 Million in 2018 COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Copyright? Copy RIGHT: Steal ideas, steal facts, but...

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