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Intellectual Property and E-Commerce in India (Part 1)
We will be posting shortly the second part of the series on practical measures and legal remedies available to protect your IP in the Indian E-commerce market.
Empowering and Embracing Women in IPR and Innovation - Policies and Measures in Africa, China, India, Latin America or South-East Asia (World IP Day 2023)
The International IP SME Helpdesks have joined forces hereby to address this issue by supporting women innovators in unlocking their innovative ideas. To do so, the Helpdesks have compiled initiatives being carried out by countries and IP national offices to support women in their IP journey.
Happy New Year 2023!
The India IP SME Helpdesk wishes to everyone a very happy 2023 and takes the opportunity to look back on the two years since its inception and all that has been accomplished!
Shaping the World of Tomorrow Together: Established Frameworks for Successful EU-India Collaboration in Research and Innovation
Collaborative R&I is a major driver for innovation, and India one of the up-and-coming economies in the world, as well as a growing player in the world of innovation.
In this Blog Post we have a look at framework applicable to Europe-India joint R&D activities.
Reverse Innovation: How Innovations Fostered in Developing Countries such as India May Conquer Western Markets
A new phenomena in the innovation environment has been gaining importance in the recent years: that of "reverse innovation".
In this Blog Post we look at what this means, and how this can impact the internationalisation of innovative European SMEs.
Online Marketplaces and Counterfeiting in India
Online marketplaces and E-Commerce has seen a phenomenal rise in recent times, in India and across the globe.
While this presents a great opportunity for European SMEs to sell their products worldwide, it also presents important challenges when it comes to fighting against counterfeiting.
The role of Indian customs in the fight against counterfeits
Customs and border control authorities play an important role in the fight against the international commerce of counterfeits. In this blog post we explain how EU SMEs can and should use the services provided by Indian Customs to protect themselves against infringers.
Protection of Traditional Expressions and Cultural Knowledge in India
Often, traditional knowledge can be a source of great inspiration, both in the cultural and scientific research field. However, EU SMEs should be very careful at the time of using expressions of cultural traditions in India as these are often protected.
Use of blockchain to protect against counterfeiting
Blockchain has been a hot topic for the past few years. It can also prove to be a useful tool for the protection of EU SMEs intellectual property by acting as a control mechanism to avoid any counterfeits from entering the supply chain when importing from or exporting products to the Indian market.
The geography of counterfeiting in India
Counterfeiting in India - like in many countries - is geographically spread throughout the territories: some areas are known for the production of fake watches, while others specialise in counterfeit car parts.
Employee obligations in India: Confidentiality obligation and non-competition
Employees can have access to their employer's trade secrets, a valuable form of intellectual property. EU SMEs should know that Indian law differs from European standards on these matters in some way. Here we explain to you how, and why this is important to any EU SME looking to do business in India
Trade mark registration in India: traps and challenges
Want to know more about the situation regarding trade mark registration in India? Our expert Hana Onderkova gives you her insight.
The situation regarding counterfeits in India, as compared to China
Experts from the India helpdesk has received a specific question several times: how does India compare to China when it comes to counterfeiting and IP enforcement. We shed some light on the matter in this blog post.
World IP Day
The topic of world IP day this year is "IP and Youth: Innovating for a better future". Check out here how the young entrepreneurs and creators are can receive help in protecting their intellectual property in China, South East Asia, India and Latin America!
Making sense of NFT’s and what they mean from an IP standpoint in India
A quick look at what NFTs are and what their implications are in terms of IP
Copyright Protection in India- Overview and Recent Developments
A brief overview of the most important elements to have in mind when discussing copyright in India, and the most recent developments in this area.
IP in India: 2021 Recap
A highlight of the most important IP-related developments in India
Green patents: time for India to introduce them?
Several countries have introduced fast track measures for green patents.
A short introduction to Trade Secrets in India
What you need to know to how trade secrets work in India - in a nutshell
Compulsory Licensing in India and changes brought to it by the TRIPS Agreement
Compulsory license is an authorization granted by the Government to a third party to use a patent without the consent of the patent owner who has been taking undue advantage of exclusive rights granted by patent. Indian follows international standards on the grant of these specific licences.