India fast emerging as inventors’ hub for drugs patent – ET HealthWorld

Chandigarh, Dec 24 (ANI): India is fast emerging as an inventors’ hub for patents for an assortment of drugs worldwide. Around 15 per cent of the total 1.3 lakh patents filed in India from 2013 to 2015 have been contributed by the indigenous pharmaceutical industry.

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Skechers takes Flipkart, sellers to High Court over fakes

MUMBAI: US lifestyle and footwear brand Skechers has filed cases against ecommerce marketplace Flipkart and four sellers on its platform for allegedly selling its counterfeit products, an issue that has grown exponentially after the rise of online marketplaces in India.

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Fooya! founder in patent war over digital vaccine with US pharma giant

Fooya! founder and inventor of ‘digital vaccine’ technology Bhargav Sri Prakash has run into a trademark war with $5-billion pharma giant Moderna Therapeutics. Moderna has filed for the ‘digital vacci

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Mel Gibson sued by Voltage Picture for breach of contract

Voltage Pictures has legally slammed Mel Gibson, director Farhad Safinia and his producer partner Bruce Davey over a yet to be released film based on the the birth of the worldwide famous Oxford English Dictionary.

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Uttarakhand to apply for patent of wonder herb after DRDO unit validates medicinal properties – Times of India

Representative Image DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government has decided to apply for intellectual property rights (IPR) of wonder herb, Kasani (cichorium intybus), after Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), a unit of the DRDO, scientifically corroborated medicinal properties of the plant which is believed to be helpful in treatment of diabetes, asthma, blood pressure, liver and kidney diseases.

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IPTV Provider Stops Selling New Subscriptions Under Pressure From “UK Authorities” – TorrentFreak

A popular IPTV provider has announced it will stop signing up new customers following pressure from authorities in the UK. ACE TV, which is incorporated in the UK and claims to operate under UK law, says it will continue to operate but will only serve existing customers.

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Piracy Notices Can Mess With Your Thermostat, ISP Warns – TorrentFreak

US Internet provider Armstrong warns that persistent pirates can have their Internet access throttled. As a result, they may no longer have full control over their thermostats. Those who continue pirating after an obligatory copyright education may have their full service terminated.

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