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LATEST UPDATES ON ECOMMERCE AND LICENSING – 20TH AUGUST TO 27TH AUGUST, 2021

A dull Independence Day for e-commerce platforms Various e-commerce platforms use I-Day to multiply their sales by providing heavy discounts. This year saw a change in this pattern. Amazon and Flipkart, the two e-commerce giants chose not to aggressively campaign their I-Day sale. The Competition Commission of India (CCI)’s current investigation on the allegations of deep discounting by e-markets had resulted in a low-key Independence Day sale. The Government also plans on proposing changes like banning flash sales, mandating platforms…

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Copyright and Entertainment Law news

Weekly News Update: Copyright and Entertainment Law

This is the weekly news update for copyright and entertainment law. Tencent sues ByteDance over infringement claims Tencent, the Chinese technology conglomerate, has recently sued ByteDance, which is another Chinese internet technology company that owns the short video platform “Douyin”. According to the claims made by Tencent, infringing content from the show “Crime Crackdown” was being made available on Douyin. Crime Crackdown was produced by Tencent’s film production subsidiary, Tencent Penguin Pictures, which owns the rights to the show. Douyin has stated…

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latest trademark cases in 2021 - part 6

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 6

RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED AND ANR. VS ASHOK KUMAR In this case, Reliance Industries Limited, the Plaintiff, found a hardware fittings and bathroom accessories retailer using their well-known mark ‘JIO’ and hence filed a trademark & copyright infringement suit before the Bombay High Court. The Defendant on 11th June, 2021 had filed two applications for registration of the mark JIO and pirated artwork which were advertised, claiming use since 16th December, 2016. The court noted that the Defendant not only copied…

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Impressive boost in Patent Publications this week 13th to 20th August 2021

Impressive boost in Patent Publications this week

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 August 2021. 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 1,136 patent applications have been published in the 34th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,136 applications published in the journal, 238 applications account…

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Weekly Trademark Office Statistics - 18th August to 25th August, 2021

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – 18th August to 25th August, 2021

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 25th August, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics A decrease of 5.08 percent in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of 4994 applications were examined. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of…

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Job Opening - IP Associate

Job Opening – Hiring Senior IP Associate

We Are Hiring! BananaIP is hiring Intellectual Property (IP) Associates with L.L.M in Intellectual Property and/or L.L.B with 2 to 3 years of work exp. Persons with relevant experience and persons with disabilities will be given preference. Job Title: Intellectual Property (IP) Associate Job Description Department: Intellectual Property Research, Analysis and Advisory Job description: As a part of the  Patent / IP Research, Analysis and Advisory Division of BananaIP Counsels, the Associate will work on a  variety of projects…

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Latest Updates on Privacy and Antitrust - 16th August to 22nd August, 2021

Latest Updates on Privacy and Antitrust – 16th August to 22nd August, 2021

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy and Antitrust: China passes a new privacy law, to take effect from November 1st China has passed a new data privacy bill, which contains strict regulations as to how to manage user data. The law, termed the Personal Information Protection Law, mandates the collection of consent when collecting user data, and details provisions as to the protection of user data when transferred outside China. The law also requires a designated…

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Fall in the Patent Grants this week

Fall in the Patent Grants this week

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 August 2021. 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 773 patent applications have been published in the 33rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 773 applications published in the journal, 230 applications account…

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Latest Updates On Ecommerce And Licensing – 13th August To 19th August, 2021

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on eCommerce & Licensing: E-Commerce in India to touch $40 billion by 2030: Report As per the report - Value E-commerce: The next big leap in India's retail market, India is set to touch new heights in the field of e-commerce. Currently, the e-commerce market is valued at $4 billion and as per the report, this figure is to touch $20 billion by 2026 and $40 billion by 2030. The main reason…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - 11th August to 18th August, 2021

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – 11th August to 18th August, 2021

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 18th August, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics A decrease of 43 percent in the total number of trademark registrations granted by the Trademark Office this week. A total of 2624 registrations were granted. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of…

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