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Latest Updates on Antitrust - June 2022 - Part I

Latest Updates on Antitrust – June 2022 – Part I

This is a rundown of last week's Antitrust updates: Government mulling amendment to Competition Bill 2020 to give CCI wider powers over big tech companies In order to ensure that digital market remains open to new entrants and existence of meritorious competition between digital platforms, the Central Government is proposing to bring changes to the pending Competition Bill 2020. They aim to enhance the scope of the CCI over digital markets, with wider powers to be conferred on the CCI and…

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Latest Updates on E-Commerce and Licensing – September 2021- Part II

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on E-Commerce and Licensing Amazon signs MoU with Gujarat The e-commerce platform Amazon India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Industries and Mines Department, Gujarat Government with a view to provide a global platform to the homegrown businesses. As per the MoU, Amazon India will conduct trainings/ workshops/ webinars etc. for exporters and MSME owners from key clusters like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Bharuch, and Rajkot. Amazon will share expertise regarding B2C…

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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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Latest Updates on Privacy and Antitrust - 9th August to 15th August, 2021

Latest Updates on Privacy and Antitrust – 9th August to 15th August, 2021

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy and Antitrust: Messenger voice and video calls to now be protected by encryption, announces Facebook In a move reminiscent of blacked out screens and garbled voices, social media platform Facebook on Friday announced that it would now be encrypting voice and video calls made from their social texting app Messenger, adding on to their policy of encryption of text chats. This is seen as a welcome move, given that Messenger…

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Latest Updates on eCommerce and Licensing – 5th August to 12th August, 2021

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on eCommerce & Licensing: Amazon’s largest seller to stop operations in India Cloudtail India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Prione Business Services, which was in a joint venture with Amazon and Nagavara Ramarao Narayan Murthy’s Catamaran Ventures. The joint partners have decided not to renew their seven-year-old partnership with Cloudtail India, which ends on May 19, 2022. This decision comes at a time when the surveillance of the operations of foreign…

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Weekly Patent News

Patent Rules amended again, major changes in fee structure for small enterprises; WIPO launches new patent information tool – WIPO INSPIRE and more

In this week’s Patent News – Patent Rules amended second time this year, major changes in fee structure for small enterprises; German Appeals Court stays Nokia’s enforcement of injunction against Lenovo; Flipkart acquires Mech Mocha’s IP, forays into gaming space; EPO signs Reinforced Partnership agreement with Columbia; and WIPO launches New Patent Information Tool - WIPO INSPIRE. Indian Patent News Patent Rules amended second time this year, major changes in fee structure for small enterprises Patent (2nd…

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Intellepedia - IP News Updates

IP a Key Part of PM Modi’s Pitch for Start-ups to Make in India and Stay in India

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team on a whirlwind promotional tour in the US are drumming up interest in what India can offer to start-ups.  It is no longer a secret that the Indian start-up scene is hot as evidenced by the throngs of venture capitalists vying for a piece of the next Flipkart or Ola.  There isn’t a limitation of people in India with ideas and the talent to build successful start-ups, however there are serious concerns about the…

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