201710.01
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Patent office takes one more step towards being transparent and user friendly

The Indian Patent Office will now publish in the weekly journal information about list of patent applications for which First Examination Report (FER) has been issued. Though, there has been no official notification issued however, the journals issued from 13th October bear information about list of applications for which FERs have been issued. The information…

201710.01
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Digital information at your disposal

In this edition of our newsletter, we have two news pieces to share with our readers in the Copyright sphere in India. 1) With a view to advance and apply “Digital India” campaign to copyright, the Copyright office, as per its notice dated August 31, 2017, has decided to publish on its website http://copyright.gov.in the following information…

201710.01
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Delay in filing action cuts at the root of the case

The Delhi High Court while considering an injunction application highlighted the importance of initiating timely action when safeguarding one’s rights. The Plaintiff, MEX Switchgears Pvt. Ltd (MEX) filed the suit against the Defendants, Omex Cables Industries and Ors alleging trademark infringement, passing off, damages etc. MEX filed the suit to safeguard its rights in the…