The Messiah or the Mirage: Analysing Shenzen Tencent Vs Shanghai Yinxun’s Contribution to the Discourse on AI and Authorship

Posted on October 21, 2020 Authored by Aditya Krishna* Introduction “AI” or Artificial intelligence has been developing in leaps and bounds over the past decades. With many applications emerging, and a multitude more on the horizon, it is inevitable that the legal field is bound to undergo drastic changes to cater for the changing technology […]

News Corner: Chanel Secures Registration of Camellia Drawing

Recently, Chanel secured registration for its five-petaled Camellia flower design. The design which gained iconic status after being associated with the brand for years, takes up about 40 minutes to make by hand. The flower has become one of the most instantly recognized emblems of Chanel’s accessories, clothing and jewelry. The flower has become synonymous with […]

News Corner: Apple’s South Korea Faces Antitrust Probe: Proposes USD 84 Million to Support Small Businesses

Apple Korea has been under investigation by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”) over allegations it abused its dominant position by forcing mobile carriers to pay for advertising and warranty repairs. Apple has agreed to fix “unfair” terms with mobile carriers as part of its proposal. This is not the first-time apple is facing allegations for abuse of […]

Vote From Home: A Case for Blockchain Based Digital Elections

Posted on August 30, 2020 Authored by Ritwick Shrivastav*  India is the world’s largest democracy with over 900 million eligible voters. Every few months, a part of the country goes into ‘election mode’. Politicians begin their campaign; public servants assume election duties; and security forces get mobilised across regions. Managing all this is the responsibility […]

New Outlook on Generic Marks: Analysing Justice Breyer’s Dissent in USPTO v. Booking.com

Posted on August 23, 2020 Authored by Joseph Moses Parambi. On June 30th, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) laid down a landmark ruling granting Booking.com BV (Booking.com) trademark registration in United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com BV[i]. The majority 8-1 decision lays down an unusual precedent that provides registration […]