Monthly Archives: March 2016

The End of the Battle – Apple v. FBI?

The legal battle between Apple and the Government may finally be over (or not quite). Last evening, the Department of Justice filed for a Motion to Vacate the Order compelling Apple’s assistance in unlocking San Bernardino’s shooter’s iPhone before the … Continue reading

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Apple v. FBI : Follow – Up

In my previous post, I had briefly covered the on – going dispute between Apple and FBI on the latter’s ability to  compel Apple to unlock an iPhone. Just today, I reviewed all the Motions filed before the Court till date. … Continue reading

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International IP Index 2016 : Some Thoughts and Transcript

Originally posted on Innovation, IP, Technology & Law:
INTRODUCTION : In my previous posts (see here and here), I’ve briefly covered India’s performance in the 4th Annual International IP Index (the Index) .  Just today, I watched the release of the…

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The War On Privacy : Apple v. FBI

Originally posted on Innovation, IP, Technology & Law:
Many of you may be wondering about my divergence from IP to privacy law. However, keeping upto the name of the blog, I could not have kept mum when one of the…

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Public Hearing (Update) : 2016 Special 301 Report

Originally posted on Innovation, IP, Technology & Law:
Many of you may be wondering about my deafening silence on the 2016 Special 301 Report, which I’ve otherwise been aggressively pursuing. (For more on the Special 301, see my posts here,…

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The War On Privacy : Apple v. FBI

Many of you may be wondering about my divergence from IP to privacy law. However, keeping upto the name of the blog, I could not have kept mum when one of the largest tech – giants has been embroiled in … Continue reading

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Traditional Knowledge Digital Library : The Tale of Inflated Claims?

Much has been written about the efficacy of the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) in protecting India’s TK against biopiracy. ( See here, here and here). Infact, my LL.M. research also focused on the broader issue of biopiracy. Just when … Continue reading

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Public Hearing : 2016 Special 301 Report

KEI had submitted an expanded testimony about which I was enlightened yesterday through Jamie Love’s blog post.  All the relevant points have already been highlighted in my previous post. Some startling revelations have been made by KEI in the expanded testimony ( … Continue reading

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Public Hearing (Update) : 2016 Special 301 Report

Many of you may be wondering about my deafening silence on the 2016 Special 301 Report, which I’ve otherwise been aggressively pursuing. (For more on the Special 301, see my posts here, here, here and here). Unfortunately, even after a … Continue reading

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Plagiarism : The Quixotic Legal Crime

INTRODUCTION: Some of you may be aware that one of my published note was mired in a controversy wherein I had suspected it to be plagiarised by a law firm. Though the matter has been resolved ( gladly the partner … Continue reading

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