Blog Posts

Will Celebrities get sued for posting their own Paparazzi Photos?

[Rama Priyadarshini Padhy is a third-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at National Law University, Odisha] … continue reading
March 1, 2021


Likes,Views & Shares: Considering Social Media Platforms as Evidence To Acquire The Status Of A Well-known Mark

[Tanushri Joshi is a fifth-year B.A. LL.B. student at ILS Law College, Pune] … continue reading
February 1, 2021


Napster and why the Music Stopped

[Giri Aravind is a third-year BA LLB (Hons) student at National University Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi] … continue reading
January 8, 2021


The fate of Sci-Hub and Libgen: What is and what can be

[Shubham Singh is a fourth-year and Khushi Sharma is a third-year BA LLB (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
January 1, 2021


‘Nation Wants To Know’: Decoding the Conflict in Trademark Distinctiveness

[Netra Vasudevan is a fourth-year BBA LLB (Hons) student at School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore] … continue reading
November 20, 2020


Human Rights as a Principle for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge of Indigenous Communities in India

[Ujjawal Bhargava is a fourth year student at the Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad] … continue reading
November 12, 2020


Fair Dealing v. Moral Rights: A Ticking Time Bomb

[Ananya Vajpeyi is a fourth-year law student at Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat] … continue reading
October 17. 2020


Can Hashtags be Trademarked in India?

[Kavya Arora is a fourth-year BBA LLB (Hons) student at School of Law, UPES Dehradun] … continue reading
October 12, 2020


Copyright of Fictional Characters: A Myriad of Standards

[Arvind Pennathur is a fifth-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad] … continue reading
October 1, 2020


A Critical Analysis of Compulsory Licensing as Solution to the Looming issue in Patent Law

[Ishita Thakur is a fifth year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Symbiosis Law School, Noida] … continue reading
September 28, 2020


Intellectual Property Rights: An Asset for MSMEs and Start-Ups

[Shivi Shrivastava and Vaibhav Singh are third year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) students at Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad] … continue reading
September 14, 2020


Protection of Traditional Knowledge through Geographical Indications

[Yashwardhan Singh is a fifth year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune] … continue reading
September 12, 2020


Video Games and the Conundrum of Copyright Law

[Khushi Sharma is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
September 7. 2020


Simultaneous Protection of Shapes under the Trademark & Design Law: A Judicial Quandary

[Sahil Kumar Purvey is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
September 2, 2020


Character Merchandising and Intellectual Property Laws

[Aparna Sivaram is a B.A. LL.B. student at The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi] … continue reading
August 28, 2020


Drawing the Line Between Originality and Influence: Michael Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin

[Tanya Antony is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata] … continue reading
August 26, 2020


The Dichotomy of Copyright Ownership of a Tattoo

[Tushar Sinha is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Amity Law School, Mumbai] … continue reading
August 21, 2020


De’meme’stfying the tussle between Memes, Copyright and Personality Rights

[Anushka is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
August 16, 2020


Genetic Drift – Demystified | Part 2/2

Guest Post [Mr. Abhijeet Mishra is a practicing advocate at the High Court of Chhattisgarh and an alumnus of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (2016)] … continue reading
August 13, 2020


Genetic Drift – Demystified | Part 1/2

Guest Post [Mr. Abhijeet Mishra is a practicing advocate at the High Court of Chhattisgarh and an alumnus of Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (2016)] … continue reading
August 11, 2020


Mickey’s Tryst with Copyright Law: The Standoff Comes to an End

[Arvind Pennathur is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad] … continue reading
August 7, 2020


Fantasy, Fanfiction and Fair Use: Are Your Favourite Characters Truly ‘Yours’?

[Adyasha Samal is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
August 5, 2020


Second Use Medical Patents in India: A Future Possibility?

[Shrilakshmi Sivanandam is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
August 1, 2020


Negative Spaces: An Area of IP Without IP? | Part 2/2

Guest Post [Ms. Saraswathy Vaidyanathan is a Teaching cum Research Assistant to Prof. Feroz Ali Khader and an alumna of the University of Edinburgh Law School (2017) and Hidayatullah National Law University (2016)] … continue reading
July 30, 2020


Negative Spaces: An Area of IP Without IP? | Part 1/2

Guest Post [Ms. Saraswathy Vaidyanathan is a Teaching cum Research Assistant to Prof. Feroz Ali Khader and an alumna of the University of Edinburgh Law School (2017) and Hidayatullah National Law University (2016)] … continue reading
July 28, 2020


Cancellation of Moon Boot’s 3D Mark by EUIPO: How Distinctive is Distinctive Enough?

[Varsha Jhavar is a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur] … continue reading
July 25, 2020