Month: October 2020

The Intellectual Property business of India’s biggest cricket league – IPL.

This article was written by Gargi Chatterjee, Tanya Mehta and Pratyusha Ganesh as a collaborative one. You can contact them via their Linkedin Profiles.

Is Intellectual Property a long-term investment or a short-term expense?

When it comes to Intellectual Property, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? In our short  experience of being a lawyer, we often see people being inquisitive but puzzled by what we do. What we feel, as IP Professionals, is that any person who owns a business or is in the creative…
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Bad. Boy! Billionaire?

Analysis of Kingfisher Airlines’ historic loan pawning its brand as collateral INTRODUCTION Much anticipation and a couple of legal battles later Netflix finally released the docuseries, Bad Boy Billionaires. The series “explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up — and ultimately brought down — India’s most infamous tycoons,” Netflix says on its website.…
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PRESERVING INDIA’S UNNOTICED ASSET: GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

India is a vast land of varied cultures and regions, more so that it can be divided into five major divisions. Unlike most countries in the world, we have mountains, plateaus, plains, coastal regions, and islands all of this together in one place! Naturally, with diversity, comes a ton of different kinds of people, lifestyles,…
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Are we protecting or exploiting our Art?

Picasso once quoted, “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary”. A country’s heritage can be determined by the works of its artists and must be looked after to preserve the social, historical, and cultural origins. Every piece of art, whether or not possessing an artistic quality, has to be protected. In a country…
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ME! said Taylor Swift

Owning your intellectual property the Swift way Introduction From The Beatles to Beyonce, the celebrity status of musicians is more to do with the personal brand than just their artistic creation. Brand identity is an image that the entity has envisioned for itself.[1] Successful branding leads to consumer loyalty.[2]  The popular music industry has been…
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Spotify putting artists on the SPOT?

This pandemic has seen a boom in the creative industry with thousands of artists releasing new tracks every day. Streaming channels have emerged as a source of revenue and growth for artists and record labels. But releasing music online also comes with the issues of tracking the streaming data, handling licenses, and fixing the royalty…
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YOUR PRIVATE DATA ISN’T ACTUALLY YOUR PRIVATE PROPERTY

Owing to the ever-changing technology and our reliance on such technology and the internet, finding anything on the internet is a piece of cake. Every little aspect of our lives revolves around the internet. Companies like Google and Instagram are constantly pushing their boundaries to make their services efficient and personalized according to the users’…
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