05 April 2013

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 of temporary reproduction of newspaper articles in two decisions by the CJEU. The "Article" section contains a discussion on the discretionary powers of the Controller as per Rules 137 and 138 of the Indian Patent Rules in light of recent judgments of the Delhi high court. News section features some interesting application for GI in India.

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