IPR Amicus: February 2012

The decision of Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) on patentability under Section 3 (k) of the Patents Act, 1970 in case of Yahoo is a major highlight of the issue. Also covered in "Ratio Decidendi" section are the IP protection of trademark' basmati' and copyright infringement in case o

IPR Amicus: January 2012

The January 2012 issue of IPR Amicus discusses applicability of learned society exception to publications in the internet in the “Article” section. Highlights under “Statutory Updates” are establishment of IP court in Russia and public notice issued by the Controller General of Patents, Design and

IPR Amicus: April 2012

This issue begins with a discussion on amendment of patent applications and patents in India covering priority date of a claim, date of filing and various case-law. Proposed changes to Canadian copyright laws and decision of US Court of Appeals in Youtube/ Viacom dispute are covered in appropriate