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How to File a Patent in India?

Isn’t it interesting to know that technological companies create monopoly over their inventions, for instance – Apple’s patent for the safety feature in its AirPods? Many tech companies, specifically technology manufacturing companies apply for patent protection for their products (or features contained therein). In India, the provisions relating to registration and enforcement of patents are …

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An Overview of Digital Lending Guidelines

Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”) issued Guidelines on Digital Lending (“Guidelines”)[1]. The Guidelines have come amidst concerns of data privacy breaches, unethical business practices, and mis-selling to vulnerable customers by digital lenders. The Guidelines apply from the date of the circular to existing customers who wish to take fresh loans and to new …

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Types of Intellectual Property Rights in India

Intellectual property, in basic terms, refers to specific types of intangible assets which have been created (owing to application of one’s mental faculties). The requirements for obtaining registration for intellectual properties may vary as per the type of asset under consideration. The ownership of intellectual property rights affords various rights for protection and commercialization of …

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How to apply for Copyright in India?

A member of the general public, on any given day, experiences and is around numerous intellectual properties. From the user interface of their mobile phones to the Bluetooth technology in their cars, a billboard with advertisements to a movie at the theatre, all activities involve the production, distribution and commercialization of intellectual property in its …

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Top 10 Government Schemes To Support Your Startup in India

Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India with the agenda to actively support startups and entrepreneurs. The primary objective of the program is to create a strong ecosystem that nurtures and protects innovation and startups in India, ultimately generating large-scale employment opportunities and leading to the sustainable economic growth of the …

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The Blurred Line Between a Well-Known Trademark and a Reputed Trademark

The Trademark Act 1999 (“Act”) contains various provisions wherein usage of the terms ‘well-known trademarks’ as well as, ‘mark with reputation’ (under inter alia Sections 11 and 29, respectively). At the first glance, it could seem that these terms are synonymous and could be used interchangeably. This article analyses how these terms have different applicability …

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India a Lucrative Market for Russian Pharmaceutical Investors and Companies

Indian pharmaceutical industry plays a substantial role in the international pharmaceutical sector, in fact, India ranks 3rd in terms of production of drugs in volume and ranks 14th in terms of value. India is the world’s largest provider of generic medications, accounting for 20% (twenty percent) of worldwide supply by volume, and it is also …

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