What this latest High Court Order means to brand owners who have got registrations and those who were unable to oppose within time…. A recent order passed by the court, has been much awaited considering the implication it has on trademarks registered during the pandemic and oppositions missed to be filed within time.
Are User-Generated Content (UGC) posted on social media sites protected under the Copyright Law in India?
When we use social media sites do, we know how our contents like comments, memes, posts, pictures are protected under the law in India? As the Internet Era has shifted from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 the change has been enormous. Web 2.0 has brought several changes. One of the biggest changes is internet
The Draft Design Amendment Rules was published on 18th October, 2019, and was open to objections or suggestions from any person likely to be affected, for a period of 30 days. After much awaited time, on 25th January 2021, the Design Amendment Rules, 2021 was officially published in the Gazette. The key
We all remember the excitement when we had our first computer and cell phones. These electronic gadgets store and transmit information in a structured way. Databases serve as the repositories of these information or data. Today, as we take our activities online, computer servers hold collective information about our shopping preferences, medical records, political
With the passage of time the concept of conventional trademarks like plain words, logos and designs have evolved to incorporate non-conventional elements that help in identifying source of goods/services. One of the prominent branding strategies of 21st century is the use of non-traditional trademarks like, smell, sound, shape, taste and colour marks. Although non-traditional
Trademarks have been in existence for a rather long time but non conventional trademarks are of recent origin. In India, very few companies have identified the importance of registering their non-conventional trademarks. As the modern market for trade has been confined to social media and technology, there is an urgent need to protect non-conventional
Trademarks act as the lungs of advertising or promoting a brand. Companies by providing satisfactory goods and services stand out in the market, earn goodwill and register their trademark for their consumers to distinguish its product from other products in the market. Considering the main aim of registering a trademark, which is to protect
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR COPYRIGHT PROTECTION: SPOTIFY USING AI TECHNOLOGY TO DETECT SONG PLAGIARISM
Spotify is seeking a patent for its “Plagiarism Risk Detector And Interface Technology” which is basically an AI technology to help songwriters find out if their song duplicates elements of other song compositions in real time. The whole invention works in a way that Spotify would allow for a lead sheet which is a