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Delhi HC Clarifies Architect’s Moral Rights, Time Settles Dispute Over Embedded Tom Brady Tweet, INOX Screening World Cup Matches, and more

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  Delhi HC: Architect Cannot Prevent Demolition of His Work; Time Settles Dispute over Embedded Tom Brady Photo; Ai Weiwei Heads to Trial Against Volkswagen for Ad Featuring His Installation; Apple Courts Legal Trouble with Vegas Billboard; Daniel Wellington Unveils News Cricket World Cup Campaign; INOX to Screen India’s World Cup League Matches; Snap in Licensing Talks for Embedding Music, and more. Copyright Quote "Sharing, Suing and Settling is now a workable content commercialization strategy on social media." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Indian Copyright News Delhi HC: Architect Cannot Prevent Demolition of His Work The Delhi High Court has recently held that an architect of...

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SC Issues Notice to Govt over Regulation of Online Streaming Services, CBFC Replaces Bottle with Bouquet, SCOTUS Allows Suit Against Apple, Getty Sues ‘Her Campus’, and more

SC Issues Notice to Govt over Regulation of Online Streaming Services, CBFC Replaces Alcohol Bottle with Bouquet and Cuts Violence in John Wick 3, ‘Student of the Year 2’ Leaked on TamilRockers, US Supreme Court Allows Monopoly Suit Against Apple, Adobe Warns Users of Possible Copyright Infringement by Old Cloud Software, Getty Sues Online Magazine ‘Her Campus’ for Copyright Infringement, Eminem Loses Appeal for Enhance Damages in New Zealand, Photographer Sues Ariana Grande for Instagram Post, Google Volunteers in Australia’s Battle Against Piracy, Yeezy Sneakers Finally Receive Copyright Protection, Haas F1 Sponsor to Drop Stag Logo over Copyright Infringement Claim,...

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Apple sues Qualcomm again, Major Setback to Bayer, Delhi HC allows export of patented drug and much more.

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Intellectual Property updates Hello there Intellepedia readers. All of us realize that we live in a world where everything is instant. When one can have instant food, instant television and an instant date, why not some instant news? In our endeavour to bring to you Intellectual Property updates from across the globe, we are kick starting today a brand new approach to learning. All we ask of you is to brace yourself for the exciting IP journey ahead! Aikya prevails over IKEA in Trademark dispute In a recent judgement delivered by the district court in New Delhi, the famous Swedish brand ‘IKEA’ lost...

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Apple’s Latest Patent to Curb Copyright Infringement

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Apple has been granted a new patent for a technology that will block the phone’s camera feature. Apple had sought for a patent for this technology in 2011.The technology allows phone cameras to be disabled through infrared sensors. An infrared emitter can be located in areas where capturing of pictures and videos are prohibited. The technology for which the patent has been granted involves infrared single detection technique. An electronic device can receive the infrared signals, decode the data and temporarily disable the recording function. There was a growing frustration amongst performers who had been complaining about their performances being recorded...

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China Court Likes Facebook and Dislikes Apple.

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You win some, you lose some!! China passed two judgments last week, with respect to trademark involving two of the most famous brands- “iPhone” and “Facebook”. The judgments are very surprising because as we all know that Facebook though blocked in China, was allowed the trademark protection. However, iPhone despite being popular and sold in China lost the trademark battle. The iPhone imbroglio: Xintong Tiandi, a Chinese manufacturer of luxury leather goods has been selling handbags, mobile phone cases and other leather goods branded with the name "IPHONE", which is similar to Apple's iPhone trademark. Xintong Tiandi had applied for trademark registration...

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The SplitView Squabble

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The Delhi High Court has recently vacated an ex-parte ad-interim injunction in the case of Apple Inc. v. Rohit Singh & Another.Rohit Singh, a software developer and consultant at Vyooh Low Level Computing LLP, initiated an action of passing off against Apple Inc. for using the mark ‘Split View’ or a deceptively similar variant in relation to its software products. Rohit Singh developed three proprietary software products, Split View, Disk View and View Scribe respectively. Vyooh claimed that Splitview has been a popular software that allows users to simultaneously work on multiple windows on the user's single computer screen which has...

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Ringing Bells and Freedom 251 – Free From All IP Concerns? – Part II

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  Patents on Mobile Phones Our previous post gave an introduction to the Freedom 251 phone controversy and how it is making waves in the IP quarters.  Now let’s analyze things from the patent perspective. Reports published in January, 2016 indicate that India’s mobile subscriber population has crossed the 1 billion mark and is growing. India also is home for the second largest population in terms of Internet user base, overtaking the US. Statistics as of December, 2015 indicate that out of the 402 million internet users in India, 306 million accesses internet from their mobile devices. Clearly, India is a hot market...

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Apple patents "Power" – literally

  Battery life span has always been a major concern for many electronics manufacturers. Recently, Apple has come up with a technology that can extend the life of a portable computing device to several days or even weeks with the use of fuel cells without needing to be plugged in. Apple filed a patent application (US 20150249280) in March which has already been awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent application entitled “Fuel Cell System to Power a Portable Computing Device” discloses a portable and cost-effective fuel cell system for a portable computing device, comprising a fuel cell...

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Apple Loses against WARF in Patent Lawsuit

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The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) won against Apple Inc. when it was found by federal jury that Apple has incorporated the technology of WARF’s patent (U.S. Patent No. 5,781,752 (patent '752)) into the A7,A8 and A8X processors used in the iPhone 5s, 6, and 6 Plus. The jury concluded that Apple has violated the ‘752 patented idea into its products to achieve enhanced efficiency and speed of computer processing without WARF’s permission and ordered Apple Inc. to pay WARF of $234 million in damages. The ‘752 patent, entitled “Table Based Data Speculation Circuit for Parallel Processing Computer,” was filed on...

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Apple’s Smart Ring could be on the horizon

The multinational technology corporation Apple Inc. is known for coming up with some of the most fascinating technologies. Not too long ago, Apple filed a patent for a smart ring. The company is said to be developing a new wearable device with touchscreen and voice-control capabilities. The patent is  titled “Devices and Methods for a Ring Computing Device” and was published by the US Patent and Trademark Office on October 1st 2015. The device contains a ring mounted touch screen, a computer processor, wireless transceiver, a rechargeable power source and credits designers Marcos Regis Vescovi and Marcel van Os as inventors....

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