Intellectual Property Rights

The intersection of IPR and Competition Law 

Intellectual property rights law and competition law have been treated as conflicting in nature as their goals seem to be at loggerheads. But...

published on : 16th September 2021

Decision on TRIPS waiver proposal absolutely crucial in these trying times: India

TRIPS is a multilateral agreement on intellectual property (IP) rights such as copyright, industrial designs, patents and protection of undisclosed information or trade secrets.

published on : 4th August 2021

WTO's TRIPS Council to continue discussion on proposal of IPR waiver to deal with COVID on Wednesday

In October 2020, India and South Africa had submitted the first proposal suggesting a waiver for all WTO members on the implementation of certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement.

published on : 9th June 2021

WTO countries should immediately finalise text on patent waiver for COVID-19 treatment: Experts

The agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights or TRIPS came into effect in January 1995.

published on : 6th May 2021

Diplomats from India, South Africa work together in US on TRIPS waiver to COVID-19 vaccines

Readouts issued by the office of US Trade Representatives Katherine Tai over the past one month after her meetings with various stakeholders is a reflection of this.

published on : 4th May 2021

Covid vaccine patent waiver need of the hour

These are truly testing times, even for political philosophies upheld by nations.

published on : 19th April 2021

UNICEF chief calls for simplifying IPR for manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines

UNICEF Executive Director stressed that this challenge requires not forced Intellectual Property waivers but proactive partnership and cooperation.

published on : 7th April 2021

China's state media slam US trade announcement, say Beijing ready to fight

United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of imposing tariffs on USD50 billion of imports from China and would use it unless Beijing addressed the issue of theft of US IPR.

published on : 30th May 2018

After Donald Trump's intellectual property theft allegations, China tightens rules on transferring technical know-how

US President Donald Trump has announced new tariffs on Chinese imports over the 'theft' of intellectual property, fuelling fears of a looming trade war.

published on : 30th March 2018

Daniel Craig wanted to 'make history' with James Bond

British star Daniel Craig was lured back to play James Bond one more time by the promise that he would "make history" with the film as he would have held the milestone for 13 years in the role.

published on : 23rd August 2017