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India e-commerce: Liability for platforms is coming at last

India24-09-2019Pravin Anand, Jaya Negi and Souradeep Mukhopadhyay

India’s booming e-commerce industry has remained largely immune to the cries of rights owners, but not for much longer, explains Pravin Anand, Jaya Negi and Souradeep Mukhopadhyay.

India: Patents-in-waiting

India23-09-2019Joginder Singh

With pendency rates ranging up to four years, India’s patent owners have a range of options to protect their innovations while they wait, explains Joginder Singh of LexOrbis.

Using technology to protect copyright in a new age

International23-09-2019Elena Galletti

Blockchain has been much-hyped as a solution to all sorts of problems but, as a means of administering and protecting copyright, it has real-world value, says Elena Galletti of Brandstock.

IP Appellate Board: Trouble at the IPAB

India19-09-2019Ranjan Narula

Steps to resolve the impasse at India’s Intellectual Property Appellate Board cannot come soon enough, says Ranjan Narula of RNA.

IP management software: Managing assets, not admin

EU, Spain19-09-2019Francisco Bernardo Noriega

Many IP firms talk about the need to support clients with strategic, rather than administrative, advice but few actually do it. Francisco Bernardo Noriega of ABG explains how Patricia software helps his firm become a valuable partner.

Situations vacant: the IPAB

India17-09-2019Saman Javed

With some 4,000 unheard cases and multiple vacancies unfilled, India’s Intellectual Property Appellate Board could be regarded as unfit for purpose. But, as WIPR’s Saman Javed discovers, the country’s lawyers carry on regardless.

Patent backlog: Cracking the toughest nut

Brazil17-09-2019Sarah Morgan

Efforts to reduce Brazil’s patent backlog are bearing fruit and the country’s long-suffering lawyers are cautiously optimistic, as WIPR’s Sarah Morgan finds.

Netherlands jurisdiction report: A model of copyright infringement?

16-09-2019Michiel Rijsdijk and Marlies Wiegerinck

Virtual reality and augmented reality are perfect tools to get a quick impression of, for example, a building or machine. You just need software whereby you can create a 3D model of the building or machine in question. Many software developers therefore venture to develop and exploit 3D modelling software.

Augmented and virtual reality: A fuzzy picture for VR

International07-08-2019Saman Javed

With its potential unrealised and little case law to go on, you might think augmented and virtual reality had few concerns with IP. Not so, as Saman Javed of WIPR finds.

The balance between creative freedom and protecting copyright

10-07-2019Tracy Lacey-Smith

After a series of successful actions in the music industry, the fear of accusations of copyright infringement among musicians is leading to a ‘copyright claim culture’, as Tracy Lacey-Smith of SA Law describes.

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