The Indian Performing Right Society Limited (“IPRS”) is pleased to announce that it has collaborated with Amazon India in respect of the IPRS music publishing repertoire for Amazon Prime Music in India (for Musical & Literary Works).
New Delhi, Mar 12 () The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) is taking several steps including hiring more manpower as it hopes to dispose of over 2 lakh pending patent applications in two years, an official today said. The government official also said that filing of patent applications by Indian companies in the country has increased.
On February 15, 2018 a New York district court judge – in Goldman v. Breitbart News Network concluded that embedding copyrighted content may be engaged in a public display, thus an infringement. With the practice of embedding copyrighted content so widespread, it is vital for courts find some consistency.
For many, many, many years, we’ve talked about how the legacy entertainment industry will seek to kill the Golden Goose by strangling basically any innovation that is helping it adapt to new innovations. We saw the same pattern over and over and…
US-based internet service provider Grande Communications has a serious legal battle looming ahead. A Texas-based broadband communications company, Grande Communications offers internet, TV and phone services for residential and business customers. It serves more than 160,000 customers in across the state.
American stock exchange Nasdaq filed a patent infringement lawsuit against electronic-based trading platform provider IEX Group. Nasdaq claims willful infringement of a series of patents covering auction and order processing, which Nasdaq alleges were known to the founders of IEX, who were former Nasdaq employees.
Copyright organizations met with the UK government on dozens of occasions in just three months, a response to a Freedom of Information request has revealed. Groups such as the MPAA, BPI, Premier League, Sky and the Federation Against Copyright Theft were all involved, alongside Facebook, Amazon and eBay who were discussing their takedown practices.
If one death counts as a tragedy, and a thousand as a statistic, then this is a story about statistics. The World Health Organisation says that 423,000 Indians die each year of tuberculosis (TB), which is about 1,159 people a day.
Updated March 10, 2018 16:32:04 In the world of global trade the $US2 billion worth of steel the US imports from China is small beer. The $US130 billion worth of electrical goods shipped in from China is not. Nor is the estimated $US600 billion the US is said to be missing out on through its bright ideas being appropriated illegally offshore.
Inventorship is one of the most fundamental concepts in patent law. Inventors are the people who contribute the ingenuity necessary to create an invention. It is, however, possible for a patented invention to be the work of two or more joint inventors, sometimes referred to as co-inventors.
Well that all happened remarkably quickly. In November, we wrote about Playboy filing a particularly ridiculous lawsuit against the blog Boing Boing for linking to (but not hosting) an Imgur collection and YouTube video highlighting basically all Playboy centerfold images.
Not only are counterfeit goods becoming increasingly sophisticated, and difficult to clearly identify as fakes , as a result, they are growing in volume. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) agencies, a record number of 34,
Richard Liebowitz of Liebowitz Law Firm has had a bad couple of weeks in court. Unfortunately for him, as one of the most prolific copyright trolls, that’s kind of where he makes his home. According to two recent orders handed down by two…
Recent months have seen a lot of activity surrounding the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the agreement governing trade between the United States, Mexico and Canada. The seventh round of NAFTA renegotiations kicked off in late February with plans for an eighth round to begin sometime in March.
For those who remain critics of America’s pathetically easy to abuse patent system, arguably the original sin in that system is the so-called patent backlog. That means when one files a patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), it doesn’t just go to a patent examiner to be approved or rejected.
MUMBAI: Goldman Sachs has sent a notice to Jaipur-based Bitman Sachs, which runs a cryptocurrency exchange, accusing it of infringing intellectual property rights and violating trademark norms owing to what the US firm said were similarities in the name. The entity’s registered company name is Bitman Sachs LLP and it operates a website called Bitsachs.com.