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Trending: Call for Papers Volume 3 | Issue 2: International Journal of Advanced Legal Research [ISSN: 2582-7340]

Intellectual Property

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: FAIR USE

 Introduction The intellectual property comprises creations, literary and artistic works, patterns, and commercial symbols, names, and photographs (IP). Every person who creates a literary work or an industrial technology is given certain rights, including the exclusive right to that literature or invention, as well as the right to profit monetarily from it. All rights provided …

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FIRST OWNER IN COPYRIGHT: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL

  INTRODUCTION Copyright is a sui generis right, a right which exists promptly upon its creation. Subsequently, this right is firmly connected with the creator of the work. Dissimilar to exchange mark where the individual who has begat the imprint isn’t by and large known, recognised or referenced during the enrolment or implementation activity, the …

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Online Piracy and Copyright Infringement: Issues and Challenges

  ABSTRACT The unauthorized replication of a computer programme, known as software piracy, poses a serious threat to the computer industry. In recent years, progress has been achieved in reducing programme robbery. Regardless, computer software is extremely vulnerable to robbery, and software vendors all over the world lost an incredible $50 billion to robbery last …

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“Programming” the Copyright Law: How Google v. Oracle Will Change the Way We Look at Software Copyrightability

Abstract  Also called the “copyright battle of the century”, Oracle v. Google has gone on for 10 years. Now that Google has approached the Supreme Court of the US for a decision, the battle will potentially end in June 2021. In 2010, Oracle sued Google for using 37 of its Java APIs, consisting of about …

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Blockchain and IPR | Disruption & Amelioration

 Introduction The global cash equity market traded volume is around $ 77.55 trillion. Despite its significant volume and high traction in the cash equity market, the industry agonizes with many anomalies – mainly in the pre/post settlements areas. The Straight-through processing is getting failed due to various reasons which are:1. Missing settlement instructions2. Incorrect trade …

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Industrial Design Protection Act/ Designs Act, 2000: An Analysis

Introduction The industrial designs act, 2000 is a complete code in itself, it is of statutory nature. Its role is to protect the visual design of the objects. This act extends to the whole of India. This act gives out certain definitions to clarify the meaning of the act:  What does design mean here?[i] 1. …

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Intellectual Property – A Way to Protect The ‘Expressions of Folklore’

Introduction Susan Scafidi in her book, “Who owns Culture?’, while trying to establish the relationship between traditional cultural expressions and intellectual property draws an analogy. The world was remarkably compared to a stage by Shakespeare, who went on to equate the inhabitants to players. In her book, Scafidi states that if Shakespeare had been a …

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