Overview of Patents under Intellectual Property Rights

Humans have invented a lot of things in the last few centuries and are still striving towards more invention. Inventions of fire, the wheel, steam engine, etc. are a few of many great inventions by mankind. A person invests a lot of time, money, and effort in inventing a particular thing thereby earning him theContinue reading “Overview of Patents under Intellectual Property Rights”

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

Headquartered at Geneva, Switzerland, World Intellectual Property Organisation, is a global forum for Intellectual Property (IP) service, policy, and information[1]. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations with 193 members currently. WIPO is a force for progressive change, helping the world take into account public interest and developmental needs. One of their mainContinue reading “World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)”

Intellectual Property amidst COVID-19

COVID 19, short for Corona Virus Disease 2019 has taken the world by storm. Intellectual Property has also been affected. The outbreak of the pandemic saw the cancellation or postponement of various IP events namely the ‘MARQUES Spring Meeting, the IACC Annual conference, ICANN’s Mexico meeting, and the INTA annual meeting. Certain remedial measures wereContinue reading “Intellectual Property amidst COVID-19”

Overlaps in Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property [‘IP’] refers to any creation or product of using the mind and presenting a new literary or artistic work, invention, design, symbol, images, or even names. This work is like any other property, and thus IP rights are provided for exclusive control and protection of such intangible assets. Article 27 of The UniversalContinue reading “Overlaps in Intellectual Property Law”

An Invented Inventor

The legal systems worldwide are at crossroads to review its legislation and further augment it by adding laws that deal with inventions made by Artificial Intelligence. It was 1956 when the term AI was heard[1] and 1988 when the United Kingdom became the first country, to explicitly provide Copyright for an AI work.[2] With theContinue reading “An Invented Inventor”

Copyright Infringement w.r.t. Custom Printed Items

Custom Printed Items are a rising fad widely popular amongst all generations of people. The booming business accumulates high profits as well as customer satisfaction. Whether it be a pixelated image of a Harley Davidson on a t-shirt, or a famous scene from the infamous Harry Potter franchise on a mug, Print on Demand doesContinue reading “Copyright Infringement w.r.t. Custom Printed Items”