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Public Notice from the Office of the Controller General of Patents: Submit Feedback on Updated Intellectual Property Guidelines by October 15, 2023

Indian IP Office Public Notice: Submit Feedback on Guidelines by Oct 15, 2023

Date: August 30, 2023 The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks has released a formal public notice with the objective of soliciting suggestions and comments for the revision of current manuals and guidelines. This also includes the issuance of new guidelines for Patents, Designs, Trade Marks, Geographical Indications, and Copyrights. Who May Participate The invitation for input extends to all interested parties, including patent and trademark holders, designers, legal experts, academics, and professionals in industries governed by…

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Weekly Antitrust and Data Privacy Updates

This week's Antitrust and Data Privacy Updates are as follows - Google fined by CCI for Anti-Competitive Practices In the decision by the Competition Commission of India, passed on 21 October 2022, the antitrust watchdog slapped Alphabet Inc., the parent company of the tech platform Google, with a $162 Million penalty. The CCI adjudged Google to have abused its dominant position in the market, in relation to the Android Platform in the smartphone market. The decision passed by the CCI restrains…

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