09 April 2013

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 sections. Case-law includes Bombay High Court decision that copyright needs to be registered for enforcement, CJEU decision barring trademarking of descriptive indications and Calcutta High Court decision on infringement by use of the word occupying predominant part in trademark.

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