HISTORICAL BACKGROUND A few months ago, in June, Pride Month was observed all across the globe. Amidst the raging pandemic due to the novel coronavirus, the usual forms of pride walks, meetings and demonstrations were replaced almost in all the … Continue reading Protecting the IP Rights associated with the Pride Flag: A vanquished dream?
“Solutions are often a gateway to more problems..” The menace of the Corona Virus has hit the world with an unforeseen and ungauged force. It has infected over 16 million people and killed 654,000. This has created mass hysteria as … Continue reading Dibs on COVID-19 Vaccine: Is the World Ready?
Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic and the longevity of the public health and economic consequences surrounding the situation have pressured various medical experts to either find a long-term vaccine or preventive drugs to ease the ongoing battle. The governments around the … Continue reading Patents and COVID-19: A case for pre-grant expediency
Introduction Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law have been described as contradictory aspects. The origination of the former can be seen as to promote innovative monopolies whilst the latter one was incorporated to restrict them. However, this is not the … Continue reading The Phantasm of Reasonability under Competition Act – Is 3(5) serving its purpose?
INTRODUCTION The Competition Act, 2002 (hereinafter the Act) has reached the end of its first decade of enforcement. The Act has undoubtedly proven itself to be efficient due to the meticulous work by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) in … Continue reading Amendment, 2020: Shielding IPRs v. Protecting Competition
The word trademark in common parlance means the identity of a particular entity. It is not only the conventional marks but also unconventional marks like sound, scent and colour that can be registered now. Today, consumers are looking for a … Continue reading Colour Marks: An Overview