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Design of article prepared for industrial production of an article, is a design: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently clarified that where a design of an article is prepared for the industrial production of an article, it is a design and registrable under Designs Act and the copyright in such design shall cease if … Continue reading

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Consolidated FDI Policy Circular: Govt.

Government of India has issued Consolidated Foreign Direct Investment Policy Circular of 2017. The circular is effective from August 28, 2017. https://goo.gl/QbV1tN

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India-Singapore signs IPR MoU: Govt.

India and Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP). This is the two countries’ first bilateral MoU on industrial property cooperation. Under … Continue reading

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Radical changes in FDI policy regime; Most sectors on automatic route for FDI: Govt.

Indian Government has decided to introduce a number of amendments in the FDI Policy. Changes introduced in the policy include increase in sectoral caps, bringing more activities under automatic route and easing of conditionalities for foreign investment. These amendments seek … Continue reading

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Consolidated FDI Policy 2016: Govt.

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce (Government of India) has released Consolidated FDI Policy of India 2016, which subsumes and supersedes all Press Notes / Press Releases / Clarifications / Circulars, which were in force as on June 06, 2016 … Continue reading

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Colgate-Palmolive bid to patent Nutmeg mothwash foiled: Govt

Government of India foiled an attempt by consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive to patent a mouthwash formula containing herb extract by citing ancient texts that show it was traditionally used in ancient medicinal practices. Traditional Knowledge Digital Library of Council of … Continue reading

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Govt. sets up Inter-Ministerial Committee to fast-track investment proposals from USA

An Inter-Ministerial Committee has been constituted under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion to fast-track investment proposals from USA and to address the issues related to implementation. The Committee will have the following composition: i)         Secretary, … Continue reading

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Award of reinstatement not proper in case of temporary worker: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that in case of wrongful termination of a daily wager, who had worked for a short period, the award of reinstatement cannot be said to be proper relief and rather award of compensation in … Continue reading

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