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Introduction to Intellectual Property and IP Licensing – A Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at IIM-B

The following presentation titled “Introduction to IP and  Licensing”, was delivered on 26th November, 2016 by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Chief IP Attorney, BananaIP Counsels, at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) on IPRs and Licensing to the Post Graduate Programme Management (PGPM)students. The topics of the presentation included: Introduction to IP and Licensing Nature of IP and Forms Licensing Intellectual Property Subject Matter Exclusivity Types of Licenses Royalty Types Example of Integrated Licensing…

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The featured image shows the image of a traffic light and the words No, Maybe, Yes where the yes is ticked. The post is about the recent finding of the Delhi high court in the case of ericsson versus CCI. To read more click here.

Delhi High Court finds CCI Competent

In the most recent development in the Ercisson versus CCI battle, the Delhi High Court on the 30th of March, 2016 has dismissed the petition filed by Ericsson in the case of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ).  v. Competition Commission of India & Anr. In the order passed by Justice Vibhu Bakhru, the court stated that ”Merely because certain reliefs sought by Micromax and Intex before CCI are also available in proceedings under the Patents Act does not exclude the subject…

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You Are Free to Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ – Warner’s Copyright Claim Rejected

  'Happy Birthday' song is considered to be the most sung song in the world. The song is not only rendered on birthdays, but also captured in various forms such as sound recordings, videos, etc. A search on YouTube with the phrase, 'Happy Birthday', yields About 3,770,000 results, indicating its popularity. The 'Happy Birthday' song includes two elements, lyrics and musical composition. Simply put, it includes the words and the tune.     Warner/Chappell Music was claiming copyright ownership of the lyrics, and…

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