Tag: patent

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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.…
Read more

Hey Siri and Alexa, did you infringe a trademark?

It goes without saying how technology has all of us on a leash today. The human race that created technology is now being controlled by it. An individual currently sets up reminders on their devices to remind them to drink water on time or to tell them it is time to sleep. This dependence on…
Read more

Opinion: Innovation and Upgradation in the Tech Battleground

Written by Shravani Deshmukh and Yesheshvini Ojha, Co-Founding Partners @ Create and Protect IP Partners. Technology is a word, you and I are very familiar with. It has become a very important and primary part of our lives. The use of any product expands its industry rapidly. Ideas start coming up, techniques start flowing and…
Read more

The Future of Wearable Technology and its Patentability

Introduction It is always seen that sci-fi movies often bring ideas which are far away from the state-of-the-art technology of the time. It is not clear for all of us, if science fiction writers and directors are visionaries, or if they are inside the mind of the inspired scientists developing future technologies. The important thing…
Read more

Video Games and its tryst with IPR

Introduction What started as a recreational activity in 1985 to keep children engaged at home, has now become a US $131 billion industry. The video games industry began with Nintendo launching its first mainstream game console in 1985 and ever since then it has only moved forward. The gaming industry is known to be one…
Read more

The Realms of Law in Extended Reality

Introduction  It was the summer of 2016, when millions of people across the world experienced one of the most wholesome months of their lives. People were rambling in and around the city looking for an animated character which only they could see on their devices. This outburst of the Pokemon Go mania was how the…
Read more