Indian Government Proposes to Dilute the Disclosure Requirement for Patent Working
June 14, 2019
In April last year, the Delhi High Court directed the government to complete all steps to make necessary amendments to optimize the patent working provisions. The Government had agreed to publish the amended version of Form 27.
How trademarks can work as assets for MSMEs
Augest 03, 2019
The Government of India supportive policies and various reliefs for MSMEs makes trademarks as the most important IP asset for MSMEs as they now stand a chance to make their mark even more extensively and literally.
Why the Internet Has Become the Smart Way to Do Trademark Surveys
Augest 10, 2019
Making use of the internet for conducting trademark surveys has become the smart choice for survey experts. A few years ago, internet surveys in intellectual property (IP) litigation were novelties—but not anymore.
India is a land of diversity when it comes to folk and ethnic culture with hundreds of ethnic, linguistic and religious groups with diverse origins and lifestyles that, over time, intermingled in part and remained untouched in parts over centuries. Perception about folklore differs in India, mainly associated with tribals and simple rural people, rather crude and elemental in comparison to higher art forms.
The discussion on intellectual property starts with distributing it into three categories for the same of convenience and clarity. The product of intellectual efforts: The product of intellectual effort could be tangible or intangible encompassing such outcomes as literary creations, artistic creations, books, music, song, dance, drama, sculpture, paintings and even computer programs.
Intellectual property has always existed since the dawn of time but there were no laws in place for their protection. Intellectual property is intangible asset, be it music, creative writing, arts, discoveries, inventions and development of unique words, symbols and artwork. Intellectual property rights is a generic term that covers copyright, industrial design, trade secrets, proprietary formulations, writing, music, dance, patents, trademarks and even trade dresses.