Latest News on Intellectual Property Rights
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May 13, 2019
Pepisco drops case against Gujarat potato farmers: Lessons to be learnt by MNC in failed fight with domestic producersPepsico has been forced to come down on its knees after the threat of a boycott of its products in India gained traction
May 01, 2019
PepsiCo sues potato farmers: US firm is right in enforcing its IPR, but slapping Rs 1 cr law suit is bad opticsThe private dispute between the company and farmers became a political issue after 192 organisations publicly urged PepsiCo to withdraw its suit
Apr 26, 2019
Farm groups protest as PepsiCo sues Gujarat farmers for growing potato variety used to manufacture Lays chipsPotato farmers in North Gujarat are being sued under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001, (PVP act for short), filed by the Indian arm of the multinational giant Pepsico India Holdings pvt ltd for growing a potato variety it uses to manufacture Lays chips.
Mar 28, 2019
China makes unprecedented proposals on tech transfer with the US to end prolonged trade warChina makes unrivalled proposals on a range of issues — forced technology transfer, cyber theft.
Dec 27, 2018
China's draft foreign investment law proposes a ban on forced technology transferThe draft comes after US accused China of unfair trade practices including intellectual property theft.
Dec 13, 2018
Hindustan Unilever pitches for reducing corporate tax rate; urges govt to relax local sourcing normsIn February this year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lowered corporate tax rate to 25 percent for businesses with turnover up to Rs 250 crore.
May 29, 2018
Tencent scraps investment in media company Chaping after the latter faces criticism for 'hidden plagiarism'Tencent which owns WeChat has scrapped an investment of 30 million yuan in Chaping which has been criticised online for its handling of copyright issues.
May 03, 2018
Innovate in India: The country cannot afford to wait any longer for a robust intellectual property rights regimeIndia’s patent productivity is quite low compared to that of Japan, US, South Korea, and China. Patents being filed in India are 17 to a million people.
Dec 10, 2017
US defence firms keen on joint ventures with Indian companies, seek safety of classified intelligenceLeading US defence firms are pushing for a specific framework in India to ensure the safety and security of critical technology and classified defence information when they are shared with the Indian private sector for joint ventures in India
Sep 01, 2017
Fashion in IPR mode: Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Anita Dongre copyright designs as plagiarism spreadsDesigner clothes are often improvisations of existing styles of clothes. Therefore, another issue which arises is whether every design is ‘original’ enough to merit protection?