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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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India and foreign patent news

Fitbit and Garmin to be investigated for alleged patent violation, Tata’s patent application on water purifier rejected and more patent news

In this week’s Patent News - Indian Patent Office invites Applications for National IP Awards 2020; RGNIIPM concludes Training Program of 181 newly recruited Examiners of Patents and Designs; Hindustan Unilever scores a victory in water wars with Tata; Volterra LLC files patent infringement suit against Monolithic Power Systems; Sonos files lawsuit against Google Inc. for patent infringement; Illumina files patent infringement suit against BGI in Sweden and U.K; Alibaba tightens anti-counterfeiting and IPR protection; CNIPA publishes revised Patent Examiners…

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Copyright and Entertainment Laws News

Delhi HC Dismisses Sharechat Suit Against Bytedance, Google Restricts Android Licence to Huawei, Sony Playstation Diversifies into Film and TV, and more

  Delhi HC Dismisses Sharechat Suit Against Bytedance, Amazon Suspends Sales of e-book ‘BAPU’, Bala Sends Legal Notice to Vikram over 'Arjun Reddy' Remake, Google Restricts Android Licence to Huawei Amid US-China Trade War, Flobots Sues Logan Paul for Copyright Infringement, Copyright Suit between "Pepe the Frog" Creator and InfoWars Goes to Trial, Soul Singer Sues Jay-Z & Timbaland for Copyright Infringement, Bytedance to Launch Music Streaming Service, Netflix and Youku Sign Content Licensing Deal, Sony Signs Content Deal with Gismart…

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Clinic plus v. Head & Shoulders, Comparative advertising, Trump Trademarks, INTA study on counterfeit products and piracy & more

  This weekly update on Trademarks is brought to you by the Trademark experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. Trademark quote of the week “A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or service over another” – Seth Godin Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark office (22nd February 2017 to 28th February 2017) Total Trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office: 18916 Total applications disposed through show cause…

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