India continues to languish near the bottom in an international intellectual property index, ranking 43rd out of 45 global economies, according to a report by the US Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC).

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Neon Laboratories Ltd. Vs Medical Technologies Ltd. & Ors dated 05/10/2015 regarding trademark for generic drug PROFOL.

Though there are criminal remedies specifically for trademark and copyright infringement the same is not a mandate in case of patent infringement. Article 61 of TRIPS, is the sole article containing requirements for criminal procedures that signatories to the Agreement may implement.

Judgement of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Merck Sharp And Dohme Corporation and Others Vs Glenmark Pharmaceuticals dated 20/03/2015 regarding patent violation of Merck Sharp & Dohme diabetes drugs by Glenmark.

A Bill further to amend the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003.

The IPR Think Tank set up by the Government of India submitted its first Draft of the National IPR Policy on 19th December, 2014. The document covers an overview of India’s IP system, the vision, mission and objectives of the policy as well as the integration of IP with the Make in India and Digital India initiatives.

An attempt has been made in this study to present an overview of the patenting intensity of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries. Patent data originating from SAARC countries from 1995 to 2011, filed through World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), European Patent Office and United States Patent and Trademark Office were collected and analysed.

The Special 301 Report is the result of an annual review of the state of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement in U.S.

Every geographical region has its name and fame. Mostly the qualities and characteristics of certain goods attributable to some geographical locations and reputable to “as produce of certain region” come under
Geographical Indications (GI). It is an emerging trend in Intellectual Property Rights. This review provides an overview of the past and current scenario of Geographical Indications in India with its challenges. It also

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Microsoft Corporation & Anr. Vs. Kurapati Venkata Jagdeesh Babu & Anr. dated 03/02/2014 regarding infringement and dilution of trademarks, trade name, passing off, rendition of accounts of profit, delivery up, damages etc. against the defendants.

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