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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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Reg. proprietor not entitled to injunction U/S 29(5) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High Court clarified that a proprietor of the registered trademark is not entitled to an injunction on a cause of action in infringement under Section 29(5) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 (“Act”) where … Continue reading

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Patentee rights “exhaust” on sale: USSC

The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that if a patented item has been sold once, the patentee’s rights are “exhausted” and can no longer be enforced. The decision also makes it clear that’s true even if the sale happened abroad … Continue reading

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Permitted user can’t bring suit for the trademark infringement: DHC

Pronouncing that it lacks any territorial jurisdiction, the Delhi High Court held that the permitted user of a registered trademark cannot bring a suit for the trademark infringement under Section 134(2) of the Trademarks Act, 1999. A Division Bench of … Continue reading

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Export of patented invention permitted u/S 107A Patent Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court held that the language of Section 107A of the Patents Act, 1970 permits export from India of a patented invention solely for uses reasonably related to the development and submission of information required under any law … Continue reading

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The Trade Mark Rules, 2017 notified: Govt.

Indian Trademark Office has notified The Trade Mark Rules, 2017 coming into effect from 06th March, 2017. These Rules will replace the erstwhile Trade Mark Rules 2002. Some salient features of the revamped Rules are as follows: • Number of … Continue reading

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‘Fair Use’ doctrine explained: DHC

Refusing to grant interim injunction on a claim that the course packs prescribed by Delhi University contain no additional material apart from photocopies of copyrighted publications, the Delhi High Court ruled that the concept of fair use in copyright law … Continue reading

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