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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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Link to Webinar (20th November 2020): Overview of Copyrights in India.

Hello everyone! Attached is the link to the webinar hosted by Turnip innovations, where our founders explained the fundamentals about copyrights. If you want to understand about copyrights and its fundamentals , pls do have a look!

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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Are we protecting our Museums?

Introduction Art law has multiple concepts and topics under its umbrella, one of them being Museums and Art galleries. Museums and art galleries have to work with a number of professionals like historians, curators, archaeologists, lawyers and so on, this is because they have to deal with a variety of issues when putting up artworks…
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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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Can street art be protected in India?

The visual art discourse in India was limited to modern contemporary art showcased in formal exhibitions. However, India has seen a surge in the number of street artists across the nation painting streets with their colourful strokes. With the rise in appreciation and recognition of street art, several conflicts have emerged with respect to street…
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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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