Author: sanjana

The art of plating, food photography and everything in between: Exploring the legal facets

In today’s day and age, food  is not restricted to being something that just meets our nutritional needs, but it has transformed into a medium for artistic expression as well as a mode to display conceptual designs through plating. It is a fact that a great extent of creativity is involved in the process of…
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Demystifying the interlink between GI tags and Food Products

Most often than not, we pop champagnes during parties and other events. But have you ever pondered why exactly is the drink named as “champagne” while it is also the name of a wine region in France? This is where “Geographical indications” come into picture.  In a general sense, a Geographical Indication can be defined…
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Scrutinizing the relevance of Patents and Trade secrets in the culinary industry

The food industry is known for being one of the most competitive industries in the world. Every year, food conglomerates manage to invest in millions for research and development purposes in order to manufacture food that caters to  their customers in all aspects- be it the taste, nutritional value, overall appearance of the product or…
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Protecting creations in the unexplored: Analysing the scope of Intellectual Property Rights in the outer space

The year is 2020 and the scope for technological innovation in all aspects of science is now thriving more than ever. Exploring outer space is a dynamic area in science that is evolving everyday. Typically, outer space can be defined as the expanse that exists beyond the Karman line[i] and between the celestial bodies. Space…
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