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Copyright Statistics 2020 Recap

Copyright Statistics 2020 Recap A total of 21,882 applications for copyright registrations were filed in the year 2020. There was an increase of 729 applications in comparison to the total number of applications for the year 2019, which was 21,153. There was an increase of 3.44% in the total number of copyright applications filed during the year 2020 as compared to 2019. The majority of applications filed in the year 2020 were for literary/dramatic works, followed by artistic works and the least number of applications were filed for musical works. The following table provides detailed data for the month-wise applications for each type...

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In two weeks patent office examines close to 2800 patent application

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 8th of January 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 689 patent applications have been published in the 2nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 689 applications published in the journal, 173 applications account for early publications while 516 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Amazon-Future case reaches final stages with SIAC, ED and RBI probe Flipkart and Amazon, Facebook inks Licensing Deal with TIPS Music and more.

E commerce and Licensing

Amazon-Future case reaches final stages with SIAC, ED and RBI probe Flipkart and Amazon, B2B eCommerce Platform UDAAN reaches USD 3.1 billion valuation, USTR finds 2% Tax on Digital Economy Discriminatory, Facebook inks Licensing Deal with TIPS Music, Neil Young sells Music Rights, Apple takes down 39,000 Games from China App Store and Xiami Music App shut down by Alibaba. Amazon-Future case reaches final stages with SIAC The legal battle that ensued between Amazon and Future Group, after Reliance India Limited’s acquisition of 30% stake in Future Retail, has reached its final stages. According to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), a...

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Netflix sued by Author for Copyright Infringement, Nicki Minaj sued for Copyright Infringement and more.

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Delhi HC allows Intervention Applications in Copyright Infringement Case, Netflix sued by Author for Copyright Infringement, Dharma Production Summoned over Copyright Infringement Allegations, Dharma Production Summoned over Copyright Infringement Allegations and Nicki Minaj sued for Copyright Infringement. Delhi HC allows Intervention Applications in Copyright Infringement Case The Delhi High Court allowed the intervention application of the Delhi Science Forum that asserted that Indian law does not allow for the commercialisation of and profiting from scientific knowledge which was considered to be a “public resource.” They insisted that the access to material on websites like Sci-Hub and LibGen amounted to “fair dealing and...

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Patents and Design statistics – Recap 2020

Patent and Design statistics from 2020

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic plaguing the entire of 2020 and the month long lockdowns announced by the Governments across the world, the Indian patent office appears to have done a remarkable job in disposing patent and design applications. For instance, over 26000 patents have been issued by the patent office in 2020 as opposed to 23527 patents issued in 2019. Likewise, over 51000 patent applications were published in 2020 as opposed to 49351 patent publications in 2019. In this post, we bring to you a recap of the patent and design statistics from 2020 and a comparison of these numbers...

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First issue of patent & design journal for 2021 published by IPO

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 1st of January 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 1,062 patent applications have been published in the 1st issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,062 applications published in the journal, 289 applications account for early publications while 773 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. Early Publications City No. of...

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BananaIP Wishes You a Very Happy New Year 2021

New Year Greetings from BananaIP

Dear Friends, As we bid adieu to a tough and testing year, we feel extremely fortunate and grateful to have you by our side. We wish you a Very Happy and Healthy New Year filled with Joy, Love, Success and Prosperity. Thank you so much for your kind support and patronage, and wishing you a creative, innovative and successful Business in 2021. With warmest Regards, Team BananaIP Your Trusted and Valued IP Partner www.bananaip.com...

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Massive increase in publication percentage this week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 25th of December 2020. 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 928 patent applications have been published in the 52nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 928 applications published in the journal, 104 applications account for early publications while 824 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Rihanna faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, Sherlock Holmes Lawsuit dismissed, Spotify launches Plagiarism Risk Detector and more.

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Rihanna faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, Sherlock Holmes Lawsuit dismissed, Spotify launches Plagiarism Risk Detector, Gaming Companies settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuit and Trump argues about protection under the Anti-SLAPP Law. Rihanna faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Rihanna is being sued by King Khan and his daughter Saba Lou for allegedly using their song “Good Habits (and Bad), as part of an advertisement for the Fenty campaign. Both Khan and Lou claimed that, Rihanna used the song without their permission. The lawsuit claims that the Fenty ad got 3.4 million views, but the exact amount of damages sought by Khan and Lou are still unknown. Sherlock Holmes...

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Microsoft accused of infringing patents related to cloud computing, EPO extends closure of offices and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Microsoft Inc accused of infringing patents related to cloud computing; Mad Dogg Athletics institutes patent infringement suit against Peloton Interactive; European Commission and EUIPO announce the official launch of - Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund;  PATENT INFRINGEMENT NEWS Microsoft Inc accused of infringing patents related to cloud computing. A company by the name of Daedalus Blue has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft Inc. for infringing its patents related to cloud computing. Daedulus has named five patents in its lawsuit against the tech-giant, namely – U.S Patent Nos. – 7,177,886; 7,437,730; 8,381,209; 8,572,612 and 8,671,132. The company...

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