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MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs: Govt.

Indian Government has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sweden on cooperation in the field of Intellectual Property (IPRs). The MoU establishes a wide ranging and flexible mechanism through which both countries can exchange … Continue reading

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‘Actual knowledge’ of ISPs required to impose liability: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that ‘actual knowledge’ and not ‘general awareness’ of internet intermediaries is required to impose liability on them for infringement with respect to a specific copyright work. The Court was entertaining an appeal filed by … Continue reading

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Policy Memorandum on L-1B Visa: USCIS

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued policy memorandum that provides guidance on the adjudication of the L-1B classification. http://goo.gl/TFlj50 L-1B visa permits multinational companies to transfer employees who possess “specialized knowledge” from their foreign operations to their operations … 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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DMCA safe harbor provision requires “knowledge or awareness of specific infringing activity”: Second Circuit

In an important ruling, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the District Court correctly held that the Section 512(c) safe harbor provision (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) for service providers requires “knowledge or awareness of specific … Continue reading

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