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The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : New Wine in a New Bottle (Part Three)

This is a continuation of my previous post where I rebut the rights section of the paper, ‘The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : Old Wine in a New Bottle‘. (f) Right of distribution :  On page … Continue reading

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The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : New Wine in a New Bottle (Part Two)

This is a continuation of my previous post where I rebut the central thesis of the paper ‘The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : Old Wine in a New Bottle‘.  I will now proceed to the rights … Continue reading

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The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : New Wine in a New Bottle (Part One)

This is a rebuttal blog post to the paper ‘The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : Old Wine in a New Bottle?‘ whose central thesis is that no justification for the Broadcast Treaty (the Treaty) had been fully … Continue reading

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Broadcasters Treaty, Access to Knowledge & Other Issues

In past I’ve blogged about the WIPO Broadcasters Treaty (the Treaty) and my recent piece in the Wire dispels some of the myths surrounding the Treaty. Due to length restrictions, I could not delve at length on the misconceived notion of … Continue reading

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The Saga of IP Indices : Global Intellectual Property Index

In past, I’ve extensively blogged about the varied IP indices. (See here, here, here and here). Alas, this saga is an endless one. Latest entrant to the list is the law firm Taylor Wessing’s Global Intellectual Property Index (GIPI). (Not … Continue reading

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India’s National IPR Strategy : Panel Discussion

Introduction :  Last week, the Hudson Institute and the GIPC had co – hosted a half day conference on India’s innovation ecosystem in light of the recently unveiled National IPR Policy (the Policy). (I’ve previously blogged about the event here … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion On India’s National IPR Strategy

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The U.S. Chambers of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center has organized a panel discussion on India’s National IPR Strategy in collaboration with the Hudson Institute.  In the wake of PM Modi’s recent…

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KM Gopakumar’s Article : Some Thoughts

The recently unleashed National IPR Policy has garnered much traction from all quarters in the form of op-eds, articles and blog posts. A piece which has caught my attention is KM Gopakumar’s (Third World Network) article in day before yesterday’s Deccan … Continue reading

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A Third IP Index : International Property Rights Index

In past, I’ve blogged about IP Indices. (See here, here and here). However, most conversations about IP Indices revolve around the GIPC’s International IP Index and USTR’s Special 301. Often, an index which misses attention is the International Property Rights Index (IPRI). … Continue reading

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India and the WIPO Broadcasters Treaty : Past Position & Future

Going by India’s opening statement  on behalf of the Asia – Pacific Group, it seemed supportive of a balanced WBT. However, I’m not in a position to comment on the ensuing negotiations during the informal sessions. The webcast of the 32nd … Continue reading

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