Chirag Bhatt

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04 August 2017 at 16:35

Should common law remedy prevail over statutory remedy in IP laws?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I always think about the remedies available under the umbrella of statutes and common law and whether common law remedy should prevail over statutory remedy in respect of the rights of Intellectual properties. Let me discuss it in th

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31 July 2017 at 13:14


  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I am thinking up to what extend information related to intellectual property rights(IPR) becomes 'information' to be provided under the provisions of Right to Information Act,2005( herein after referred as RTI Act).IPR is a r

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28 July 2017 at 11:26

Can damage be considered as specified value of IP property ?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I must appreciate the welcoming step taken by the Indian Parliament for enacting an Act 'THE COMMERCIAL COURTS, COMMERCIAL DIVISION AND COMMERCIAL APPELLATE DIVISION OF HIGH COURTS ACT, 2015'(herein after referred as Commerci

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27 July 2017 at 12:52

Shape of goods and its ambiguities

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I have found many ambiguities in Indian Trade marks Act, 1999 and the Designs Act, 2000. For instance, shape of goods which is mentioned in the definition of 'mark' under section 2(1) (m) i.e. the definition of mark and in

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09 February 2015 at 10:28

IPR & Common man

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

There are several special laws covered under the umbrella of Intellectual property laws. These laws are trademarks, copy rights, patents, design, geographical indications of goods, protection of plant varieties and farmers&rsqu

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