Court pulls up petitioner for making false claims

Cattle Remedies (Cattle), registered proprietor of the mark UTEROTONE had filed rectification proceedings before the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) for removal of the mark UTROTON in the name of Nishi Gupta (Nishi). IPAB ruled in favour of Cattle, and cancelled Nishi’s registration for UTROTON. The post discusses Appeal filed by Nishi (in the form…


CIPAM Sessions

Our Partner, Abhishek Nangia and Associate Partner, Suvarna Pandey were invited on 3rd August 2021 by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) to speak on the interesting topics focusing on the agriculture cluster of start-ups. Suvarna shared her views on Agriculture Biotechnology and Patent Protection. Abhishek addressed the audience on Importance of Trademark in…


Talk on the Patent Specification Drafting and Claims Construction

Our Associate Partner Miss Suvarna Pandey delivered a talk on the Patent Specification Drafting and Claims Construction at the online Faculty development program (FDP) event organized by Prathyusha Engineering College under AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy with the theme “Patent Law for Engineers and Researchers.” on 28th July 2021.   .


The Cryptocurrency and IPR enigma

Over the previous few years block chain technologies, particularly getting used as associate innovative technology within the cryptocurrency or NFT’s, has become predominant because of their nature of being permanent and irreversible. With digital transactions changing into the requirement of the hour, NFTs are currently taking the globe by storm particularly for firms that are…


Goodwill is not a depreciating asset

Under the India Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act), there are prescribed depreciation rates for different categories of assets, called the ‘block of assets’ – which contain both tangible and intangible assets. The rates are applicable on the written down value (WDV) of the block of assets. As regards intangible assets, the IT Act provides…


CIPAM Workshop

Our Associate Partner Daleep Kumar was invited by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) to speak at a two – day IPR workshop on 19th & 20th July, 2021 organized for the Police Officers at the Central Detective Training Institute, Hyderabad (CDTI). The session focused discussions around the Copyright Law and Enforcement Issues and…


Unreal session at School of Law, Jaipur National University, Rajasthan

Our Associate Partner Shabnam Khan and Associate Girish Bhatia conducted a session at School of Law, Jaipur National University, Rajasthan on July 19th, 2021, at 3pm (IST) via zoom platform. The campaign was attended by almost 80 enthusiastic students from law department of the University. It was a 54-minute discussion about the harmful effects of…


Abhishek’s interview on Information Technology Rules 2021

Our Partner, Abhishek Nangia was invited by The Contemporary Law Forum to share his views on the evolving topic – Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 . Abhishek explains key features of Information Technology Rules 2021, debate surrounding regulation of OTT platforms, analyses reasons for strong criticism behind IT Rules…


Session on Waste Management by Monika Khanna Gulati

In line with RNA’s Environment policy, we invited a guest speaker Monika Khanna Gulati to learn from her vast experience and knowledge of waste management at source. The recent pandemic has taught us many lessons, including the urgency and significance of preserving our environment for better health. What goes in comes back! Each of us…


Bombay High Court: Copyright registration of a label not mandatory

SSPL claimed that NTC was using similar trade dress and labelling for soya bean oil products NTC claimed that SSPL did not own the copyright for the label artwork The court dismissed NTC’s argument that copyright registration is mandatory to maintain an action under the Copyright Act The parties in Sanjay Soya Private Limited v…