Copyright Law

HARMONIZATION OF UK COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK DAMAGES: A US-UK COMPARISON

The harmonization of UK trademark law is with that of the Jurisdiction of the European Union for the past 20 years. Moreover, Intellectual Property Rights protect the trademarks. There exist many legislations that govern the trademark and copyrights law of UK which includes The Trademark Act, 1994, The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement), Trademark Rules, 2008, The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988 and so on. Globally, World Intellectual Property …

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What is fair pricing and fair dealing supposed to mean in terms of copyright?

Fair dealing in crude form can mean protection from any infringement while using any protected piece under the Copyrights Law. It has fundamentally evolved as a defence mechanism for infringement and now has become as an integral part of Copyright laws. It allows the reproduction of protected copyrighted work or use in a way, which would have resulted in infringement of copyright[1]. Fair dealing was also recognized by the Berne Convention and TRIPS agreement Article …

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Business Law and Its Conflict with Trade Secrets

Business Law and Its Conflict with Trade Secrets Introduction Before the enactment of Indian Contract Act of 1872, the court in India used to apply English Common laws as suited to Indian conditions, customers and usages. Some difficulties were noticed in using English Common law. Accordingly later, the court started cases based on Hindu Personal laws and Muslim personal laws. But an equivalent was still not found fit address the business complexities. Accordingly separate Indian …

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