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Padmavati and Film Censorship: Fiction is Fact; Fact is Fiction!

Padmavati, the film based on Rani Padmini, has been the subject of controversy for a long time now. Though the revered queen's very existence is in question, members of the Rajput community, led by Karni Sena, started a protest against the film stating that the film defames their divine queen. Politicians quickly jumped onto the protest wagon, and voices for and against the Padmavati are now numerous. None of them have seen the film so far, but strongly believe that it distorts historical facts and defames the respected Rajput Queen. The going was tough for the film producer and director, Sanjay...

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Revocation of Patents in India – Lecture by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at UPES School of Law

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Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala recently delivered a lecture to the B.Tech - LLB students of UPES School of Law as part of the 'Patent Law and Practice Program' being taught by BananaIP Team at the School. This lecture was aimed at helping the students understand the process of patent revocation in India and compare the grounds of revocation with those listed under pre-grant and post-grant oppositions. This table below is a summary of the grounds available under Pre-grant opposition, Post-grant opposition and Revocation. Sl. No. Grounds Pre grant Representation Post Grant Opposition Revocation Relevant Sections 1 Prior Claiming Yes Yes Yes 25(1)(c), 25(2)(c), 64(1)(a) 2 Not entitled to apply No No Yes 64(1)(b) 3 Wrongful obtainment (Petitioner) Yes Yes Yes 25(1)(a), 25(2)(b), 64(1)(c) 4 Not an Invention Yes Yes  Yes 25(1)(f), 25(2)(f), 64(1)(d) 5 Not Novel a.     Prior Patents b.    ...

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Patent Infringement Analysis – Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at UPES School of Law

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This presentation is part of the 'Patent Law and Practice Program' being taught by BananaIP Team at UPES School of Law to B.tech-LLB Students. This presentation is titled "Infringement Analysis" and covers the following topics: Patent Rights Infringement and types Direct Infringement Claim Construction Claim Elements Interactive Examples Doctrine of Equivalence Lalabhai v. Chimanlal case Indirect Infringement Defenses against infringement Examples About 'The Dravidian' - Dr. Kalyan's latest legal IP thriller You may access the full presentation here: [slideshare id=81497132&doc=patentinfringementanalysis-171102083604] About Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala manages the largest new age Intellectual Property Firm, BananaIP Counsels, headquartered at Bangalore, India. In addition...

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Patentability and Section 3(d), History of Patent Law in India, Patentability of Imatinib Masylate in Beta Crystalline Form – Novartis Case Abridged by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

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This abridged version of the Novartis case was used by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala to explain to the students of UPES, the patentability requirements under the Patent Law and the significance of Section 3(d) under the Patents Act. This abridged document was provided to the B.tech - LLB students at UPES School of Law as part of the Patent Law and Practice Program being taught by the BananaIP Team. The Novartis case has been abridged to suit the discussion in the class, and to make it readable for purposes of topics covered. Students are encouraged to read the full decision to learn the history...

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