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IPR Amicus: December 2019

The article in this issue of IPR Amicus attempts to provide few insights into the sufficiency of disclosure in a patent specification. The authors note that according to the Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications in the field of pharmaceuticals issued by the Indian Patent Office, a complete specification must be sufficient to enable the whole width of the claimed invention to be carried out and also provide the best method of performing the invention, and that the sufficiency of discl

IPR Amicus: November 2019

Division Bench of the Delhi High Court recently held that once the patentee has filed its reply-statement, he is not required to provide any separate reasons for cross-examination of the witnesses whose affidavits are filed by the opponent in support of its post-grant opposition.

IPR Amicus: October 2019

The Article in this issue of IPR Amicus discusses as to how Biological Diversity Rules of different States of India are not in tandem with the Biological Diversity Act 2002 (BDA) which was enacted by India in adherence to its ratification to Rio de Janeiro’s Convention on Biological Diversity.

IPR Amicus: September 2019

The article in this issue of IPR Amicus emphasizes on the purposive construction of claims with respect to a patent to ensure that they are not too narrowly construed. The Author has taken up a recent Delhi High Court judgement in the case Communication Components Antenna Inc v. Ace Technologies Corp. and Ors., wherein prima facie infringement of patent in Asymmetrical Beams for Spectrum Efficiency, which is a split-sector antenna, was found.

IPR Amicus: August 2019

Trademark passing-off against film release By Sutapa Jana Delhi High Court recently has reiterated the well-established principle that a plaintiff who approaches the Court for discretionary relief of

IPR Amicus: July 2019

Contradiction & consensus: Mode of infringement of a cinematograph film By Saksham Garg The article discusses some important issues of copyright infringement of cinematograph films that were de

IPR Amicus: June 2019

Design protection - Mere placement of few different straps, holes or combination of colours not enough By Ashna Pruthi Delhi High Court has recently set aside its ex-parte ad-interim injunction

IPR Amicus: May 2019

Delhi High Court affirms that “export” is covered under Section 107A of Patents Act By Vindhya S. Mani. The Division Bench of the Delhi High Court has recently affirmed

IPR Amicus: April 2019

Dynamic injunction against ‘rogue websites’ in UTV case - Balanced remedy or excessive enforcement? By Sudarshan Shekhawat Delhi High Court has recently granted a ‘dynamic&rsquo

IPR Amicus: March 2019

Trademarks – Use of a generic prefix, how far effective By R. Parthasarathy & Abhishek Yadav Proprietors try to seek registration for catchy phrases that could be associated with their products and se

IPR Amicus: February 2019

Punitive damages in trademark infringement suits By R. Parthasarathy and Gunjan Hans In recent years, the grant of punitive damages in trademark infringement suits has evolved in India. There has be

IPR Amicus: January 2019

Liabilities of an intermediary – The Indian perspective By R. Parthasarathy & Godhuli Nanda In a recent case Delhi High Court has observed that when an e-commerce company claims exemption under Se