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Patent Working Requirements and Complex Products: An Empirical Assessment of India's Form 27 Practice and Compliance

by Rohini Lakshané — last modified Oct 13, 2017 04:32 AM

India requires every patentee to file an annual statement, also known as “Form 27”, describing the working of each of its issued Indian patents. If a patent is not locally worked within three years of its issuance, any person may request a compulsory license, and if the patent is not adequately worked within two years of the grant of such a compulsory license, it may be revoked. The research paper on Form 27 practices and compliance by patentees authored by Prof Jorge L. Contreras, University of Utah, and Rohini Lakshané, Centre for Internet and Society has been accepted for publication in the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law.

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Christ University Wikipedia Education Program Faculty Orientation Report

by Ananth Subray — last modified Aug 03, 2017 04:45 AM

Christ University faculty were given an orientation for the upcoming year on the Wikipedia Education Program

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RCEP IP Chapter: A Serious Threat to Access to Knowledge/ Cultural Goods?

by Arul George Scaria and Anubha Sinha — last modified Aug 01, 2017 03:24 PM
August 01, 2017

Negotiators from sixteen countries are currently meeting in Hyderabad for discussing a free trade agreement titled Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

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Asian Athletics Championships 2017 Edit-a-thon

Asian Athletics Championships 2017 Edit-a-thon

by Sailesh Patnaik & Jnanaranjan Sahu — last modified Aug 01, 2017 05:23 AM

Odia Wikipedians, in conjunction with Indian Athletics Federation and Sports and Youth Services collaborated to document the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. Hundreds of photos were uploaded and new Wikipedia content added to inform the event’s fans.

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Course Packs for Education Ruled Legal in India

by Anubha Sinha — last modified Jul 14, 2017 04:05 AM
July 14, 2017

On 9 May 2017, a five year court battle between publishers and universities finally came to an end when the Supreme Court of India dismissed an appeal by the Indian Reprographic Rights Organization (IRRO) challenging an earlier judgment of Delhi High Court that ruled course packs in India legal for educational purposes.

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Indian Patent Office updates Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions, yet again

by Anubha Sinha — last modified Jul 05, 2017 07:42 AM

By discarding a test brought into force last year, the updated Guidelines take no concrete position to help clarify the ambiguity around patentability of software inventions in India.

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