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Weekly Copyright News: Election Commission Clears ‘PM Narendra Modi’ Biopic, Ban on TikTok App in India and more

Election Commission Clears 'PM Narendra Modi' Biopic, Directs CBFC to Decide, High Court Rejects PIL Seeking Ban on PM Narendra Modi’s Biopic, Madras HC Asks Centre to Issue Ban on TikTok App, Lucifer Leaked Online Soon After Release, Twitter Accused of Censorship After Takedown of Anti-Abortion Movie Account, Mercedes Strongly Defends Street Art Infringement Claims, Ulta Sued Using Artist’s Work to Sell Face Masks, Urban Outfitters Faces Copyright Infringement Claim Over Gender-Neutral Fragrances, Game of Thrones Creators Ink Licensing Deal with Whiskey Company,Sony Sells Stake in Crackle and Invests in Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment and more COPYRIGHT QUOTE  The copy...

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Weekly Trademark News: Trademark Win for MakeMyTrip, Forget Winter, GOT Themed Makeup Collection is Coming Soon, Warner Bros Runs Out of Harry Potter Magic and Other News

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

Indian Trademark Statistics for March (Fourth Week), Apple Loses Trademark Case to Swatch, Rajasthan Royals Launches Athleisure Line, Trademark Win for MakeMyTrip, Tamil Nadu’s Thirubuvanam Silk Saree Gets GI and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Humans are genetically hardwired to notice differences and differences are often what attract people to your brand in the first place" – Denise Lee Yohn INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, we have seen increased productivity from the Indian Trademark Office. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearing has increased by thirty eight...

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Job Opening at BananaIP – Intellectual Property (IP) Associate

The featured image shows a person holding a board with the words we are hiring. BIP counsels is hiring for the position of IP Attorney. To apply, click here

Job Title: Intellectual Property (IP) Associate Department: IP Strategy and Legal Advisory Job description: Contract drafting and review Trademark Oppositions Litigation Management Drafting of  Legal notices and responses Research and drafting of legal opinions Joining Date: As soon as possible Probation Period: 6 months from the date of joining Location: Kanakapura Road, Bangalore Education: LLM in IP Law Experience: 0 - 3 Years Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills Well-versed with Intellectual Property Law Application Process Interested candidates may apply along with a cover letter by email to [email protected], with the subject "Application for IP Associate Position". Candidates must include the following documents in the email: CV highlighting the...

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Weekly Patent News: Google, Akamai and Netflix accused of patent infringement, Certificate Course on Patent Law, EPO discusses patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes, Microsoft adds 500 to LOT Network and more

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“Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting Inventions, IPR Workshops, Certificate Course on Patent Law, Google, Akamai and Netflix accused of patent infringement, Madras High Court upholds Kibow Biotech’s patent, EPO member states discuss patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes, First trial by China’s Supreme People’s Court for Intellectual Property, Microsoft adds 500 more patents to LOT Network and other news updates” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week “If you watched companies such as Sony and Samsung grow, they focused first on features and then on industrial design, which made their...

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Weekly Copyright News: EC Notice to Makers of Modi Film, EU Approves Copyright Directive, Nike Wins ‘Jumpman’ Suit, AI Music, and more

EC Issues Notice to Makers of film ‘PM Narendra Modi’, Kesari Leaked Online One Day After Release, PUBG Mobile Users Receive ‘Healthy Reminder’, EU Approves New Copyright Rules, Peloton Removes Workout Videos as USD 150 Million Suit Looms, PUBG and NETEASE Settle “Battle Royale” Copyright Lawsuit, Nike Wins 'Jumpman' Copyright Infringement Suit, Record Labels Sue Charter for Non-Action Against Music Pirates, Spotify Acquires Parcast to Expand Original Podcast Content , Warner Music Signs Deal for AI-produced Music, and more. Copyright Quote I oppose piracy and want to see intellectual property protected because that is what fosters and rewards innovation. – Jared Polis National News EC...

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Weekly Trademark News: Adidas and GOT Collaboration, Chennai Super Kings Launch IPL Merchandize, Marayoor Jaggery GI and Other News

Indian Trademark Statistics for March (Third Week), Trademark Win for Panchavati Group, Weinstein in A Legal Battle over a Trademark Phrase, Adidas and GOT Collaboration, Marayoor Jaggery GI and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image" - David Ogilvy INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week. The total number of hearing notices issued has increased by twenty nine percent (29%). However, the total number of trademark applications...

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Job Opening at BananaIP – Manager, Client Engagement

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BananaIP (BIP) Counsels is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Client Engagement Manager. Please see details below for more information. Position: Manager, Client Engagement Experience: Preferably: 1-2 years of experience Pre-requisites: MBA and/or relevant job experience Excellent communication skill Good grasp of MS Office Job Description: Identifying sales leads Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings Planning and preparing presentations Overseeing the development of marketing literature Drafting and sending out proposals to prospective clients Other Business development related activities Application Process Interested candidates may send the following documents along with a cover letter by email to [email protected] CV highlighting the candidate’s...

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Job Opening at BananaIP – HR Manager

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BananaIP (BIP) Counsels is pleased to announce an opening for the position of HR Manager. Please see details below for more information. Position: HR Manager Experience: Preferably: 1-2 years of experience Pre-requisites: MBA in HR or relevant job experience Excellent communication skill Good grasp of MS Office Job Description: Preparing or updating employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating Employee induction including paperwork, explaining human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards etc. Recruitment including seeking job profiles, shortlisting candidates,  informing job applicants of job duties, responsibilities, benefits, schedules etc. Addressing any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations Other...

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Weekly Patent News: Indian patent statistics, Interesting Inventions, SIPP Scheme, EPO signs MOU for SEP’s and more

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“Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting Inventions, Indian Patent Office releases latest list of facilitators under SIPP Scheme, Call for papers on Intellectual Property and Sports, US Federal Circuit rules against Cisco in a patent infringement law suit, WIPO’s Global IP Services Report shows record - breaking growth in Asia, EPO, CEN and CENELEC sign MoU to support and promote SEP’s” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week “People equate patents with secrecy, that secrecy is what patents were designed to overcome. That's why the formula for Coca-Cola was never patented. They kept...

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A Progressive Step Towards Regulating The eCommerce Sector – In response to Professor Arul’s 101 Article on Decimating Digital Competition

NATIONAL E-COMMERCE POLICY DRAFT

I write in response to Professor Arul George Scaria's article in Bloomberg where he argues that the Draft National eCommerce Policy ("eCommerce Policy") will decimate digital competition. Arul bases his arguments on issues in the policy with respect to data ownership/sharing and intellectual property protection, and states in strong words that the policy is discriminatory, anticompetitive, protectionist, and violative of individual rights. While I agree with Arul's comments relating to anti-piracy measures and open access, I find several of his arguments unsustainable in the context of the policy's objectives and eCommerce business in India. Data Ownership and Sharing Contrary to Arul's explication...

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