Tag: Intellectual Property

It’s a(nother) wrap: IP round-up 2023

It's sequel time for last year's report on key changes in the IP landscape in India with a new 2023 round-up. As before, this article offers a summary of the changes and developments of significance that took place in 2023…

Getting the Deal Through: Franchise 2024

Franchising in the market

How widespread is franchising in your jurisdiction? In which sectors is franchising common? Are there any economic or regulatory issues in the market that are more or less hospitable to franchising or make it economically viable …

Is That You, Jim? : Scams Involving Trade Marks / IP

This is the digital era: there is no denying that the world is ruled by technology and the internet today. While the laws are trying their best to stay current (.in some cases, catch up!) with the changing world and…

It’s a Wrap – IP Roundup 2022

Introduction

With practices and processes in India returning to some semblance of normalcy in 2022 after almost two years of covid-19-induced disruptions, the past year has been quite eventful. The Indian IP landscape witnessed various notable developments in the realms of policy, …

Government Notifies Amendments to Rules Governing Online Intermediaries

The Government of India recently enacted the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Amendment Rules, 2022 (“Amendment”), to amend the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“Rules”). The Amendment became effective immediately. As …

Certification Marks in India: What You Need to Know

Introduction

The recent jurisprudential developments in trademark law around the world have led to the addition of non-conventional marks (eg, sound marks, smell marks and colour marks) to the trademark family. These non-conventional marks have been recognised as trademarks as …

Getting the Deal Through: Franchise 2022

Franchising in the market

How widespread is franchising in your jurisdiction? In which sectors is franchising common? Are there any economic or regulatory issues in the market that are more or less hospitable to franchising or make it economically viable …

ICLG: Digital Business Laws and Regulations 2022 India

1. E-Commerce Regulations

1.1 What are the key e-commerce legal requirements that apply to B2B e-commerce in your jurisdiction (and which do not apply to non-e-commerce business)? Please
include any requirements to register, as well as a summary of legal

Protecting brand value in age of sensationalism

Introduction

With the sudden spike in the use of social media – heightened by almost two years of the world having come to a standstill due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic – the reach of the digital world has reached …