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World's Best IP Blogs – IP Tango

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Hello there dear readers. Hope you are all having a very Merry Christmas. In our recent post on the World’s Best IP Blogs we featured an IP blog from China called “China IPR.” In today’s post we bring to you an Intellectual Property blog from Latin America. Tango happens to be a dance form that originated in Argentina and Uruguay, in this context Tango refers to the second part of the name of the blog that we are bringing to you today. This blog dances its way into our list of the World’s Best IP Blogs for the way it...

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Grumpy Cat gets into an IP Spat

The feature image is the image of a plush toy of Grumpy cat. The post is about an IP infringement law suit that teh grumpy cat company has filed against Grenade beverages. To read more click here.

“Don't make me Grumpier than I feel already, or I WILL see you in Court.” - Grumpy Cat Note: Dear Readers, you will probably best enjoy this post after viewing this video of Grumpy Cat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoSep_Otcvg Yes, Grumpy Cat a.k.a Tardar Sauce has achieved more than most humans, she is the first cat to have been immortalized by Madame Tussauds wax museum as of 8th December 2015. She has authored three books, been on the American Idol and featured on the covers of Wall Street Journal and New York Magazine. Grumpy Cat went viral on the Internet after her owners posted a photograph,...

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World’s Best IP Blogs: PHOSITA

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In patent law, PHOSITA is a mythical person of ordinary skill in the art. This fictional person is considered to have the normal skills and knowledge in a particular technical field, without being a genius. In our World’s Best IP Blogs series, PHOSITA happens to be an Intellectual Property blog of the Oklahoma and Washington based law firm of Dunlap Codding. The blog is not specific to patents alone as would be expected from a blog named “Phosita”; it is in fact focused on all forms of IP including Copyrights and Trademarks.  The blog was started in late 2003 by Douglas Sorocco,...

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World’s Best IP Blogs – IP Finance

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  Intellectual Property (IP) plays a very important role in providing competitive and business advantage to a company. In order to maximize competitive advantage, a company must make the best and most of its intellectual assets. The owner of any Intellectual Property can procure financial rewards for its use. This is because like tangible property, if ownership of an IP can be clearly established, the IP could be sold, leased, licensed, assigned or mortgaged.   IP and Money have always been related to each other since the recognition of Intellectual Property Rights. The blog we bring to you today is called IP Finance....

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World’s Best IP Blogs – Likelihood of Confusion

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Dear readers, we hope you are enjoying this series on the World’s Best IP blogs. The blog that makes it to our list of “Worlds Best IP blogs” today is called - Likelihood of Confusion. In legal terminology Likelihood of Confusion (or Confusing Similarity) is the legal standard that determines whether or not trademark infringement has occurred. The specific standard itself is defined by a vast body of law and varies jurisdiction by jurisdiction. This blog was launched by Ron Coleman in January 2005 and covers trademark law, copyright law, free speech (mostly as it relates to the Internet) and other...

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Don’t take the God’s name in vain!

The featured image is of lord Ram his wife Sita, the devotee Hanuman and Rama's three brothers (Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna). The post is about a trademark case involving a religious trademark. To read more click here.

“You cannot take ‘advantage’ of me”, Sita must’ve said to Ravan. And not surprisingly at all, the Honourable Supreme Court of India feels strongly for the sentiment. As was seen on the 27th of October, 2015 when the division bench comprising of J.Gogoi and J.Agrawal observed that using images of Gods and Goddesses as a part of a logo/label would be “taking advantage of the Gods and Goddesses” which wouldn’t be permitted. The SC also ruled that names of holy or religious books could not be trademarked for any goods or services. This decision is the climax of a story that began...

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World's Best IP Blogs – Patentology

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In our previous posts, we featured some of the best blogs from the United States, Europe and Africa. The blog that we bring to you today is based in the land of the Kangaroos and Wallabies. Much like the Kangaroos, this blog also hops in with fresh IP news on an almost daily basis. The blog that I am talking of happens to be called “Patentology.” Patentology is an Australian blog which primarily covers IP news from within the island continent of Australia. All of the articles featured on the blog are authored by Mark Summerfield. Mark is a registered Australian...

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World’s Best IP Blogs: Patent Baristas

For most people, an ideal day begins with a cup of coffee and a newspaper. The blog that we bring to you today is rather unique in its concept and content. It gives you the exact feel of sipping coffee while updating yourself with the latest IP news. Often featured as one of the top pharma blogs, Patent Baristas serves its readers with some “patent chat over a steaming cup of Coffee.”  Patent Baristas is an intellectual property news and commentary weblog which features fresh news on patent and IP issues, particularly in the field of biosciences. Stephen Jenei, the founder...

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World’s Best IP Blogs – Afro-IP

  Afro-IP is an IP blog that covers the African intellectual property law, practices and policies. It provides the reader with news, information and comments on IP law, practice and business deals pertaining to the continent of Africa.   Born in the last week of December 2007, Afro-IP arose from the concern of team leader Darren Olivier that there was no decent source from which to obtain reliable news concerning IP developments in Africa and nowhere to put it once you’d gotten hold of it. This is because, while most of Africa faces the same crippling problems of counterfeits, border controls, deficient technology...

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Intellectual Property and Licensing- A presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at IIM-B

This presentation was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala to PGP-Enterprise Management students at IIM-Bangalore, as a part of their Business Law curriculum. The presentation entitles Intellectual property and Licensing covered the following topics- Idea- What is an idea, example, whether all ideas can be protected. Patent- What is a patent, term of a patent. Protection Strategy Spectrum Licensing Copyright- What is copyright, idea/ expression dichotomy, term of copyright. Protection with respect to copyright Licensing (copyright) Trademarks- What is a trademark, term of a trademark Protection Ladder Licensing (Trademarks) Information Trade secrets Licensing (Trade Secrets) Look and Feel Industrial Designs ...

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