Category: Intellectual Property

M/s IMA­PG India Pvt Ltd. vs Accupack and ors [BHC] – 13/06/2019

Trade Mark- Passing off Action-It is settled law as noted earlier that plaintiff who alleges passing off must first establish that the public has grown accustomed to associate a particular product with that of plaintiff as the manufacturer or dealer in that product. There has to be an element of exclusivity attached to that product.

India’s innovation profile

India has high scores in all 7 GII
areas – Institutions, Human Capital
and Research, Infrastructure,
Market Sophistication, Business
Sophistication, Knowledge and
Technology Outputs, and Creative
Outputs, in which it scores above
the average of the lower-middleincome

Intellectual property of copyright in case of derivative work prepared from sources in the public domain

In order to claim right in the derivative work containing the original material, the plaintiff is to show adaptation, abridgement, arrangement, dramatization or translation in his work entitling him to have certain rights. In order to qualify for independent right in derivative of collective work, the additional matter injected in a prior work on the matter of rearranging or otherwise transforming a prior work must constitute more than the minimal contribution which can be ascertained only if the prior work and the work done by the plaintiff is produced. In Eastern Book Company and Others Vs. D.B. Modak and Others and Mr. Navin J. Desai and Another, it was held that the copyright can be claimed in derivative work only in the following manner

Anton Piller orders

Anton Piller orders is Order Other than the extensive police powers under the Copyright Act, plaintiffs have various civil powers to enforce their right. Copyright owners and associations can employ civil procedure […]


Jointly Published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization, in partnership. The Global Innovation Index provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 126 countries and economies around the world. Its 80 […]

The Copyright Rules, 2013

Published vide Notification No. G.S.R. 172(E), dated 14th March, 2013 Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher Education) G.S.R. 172(E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 78 the Copyright […]