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Anand and Anand is a full-service IP law firm providing end-to-end legal solutions covering all cross-sections of intellectual property and allied areas.

AI’s right to legal identity in India

By Vaishali Mittal and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand
Advocates of IP and economic growth have consistently propagated the cause of recognising AI inventions in law. However, this is different from the issue that debates granting legal recognition to AI as an independent entity

The yes, no, maybe of 2021 intermediary rules

By Safir Anand, Anand and Anand
There has been an ongoing debate on the yays and nays of the 2021 intermediary rules, primarily because India is set to begin enforcing a new set of rules that fundamentally changes the way the internet will be experienced in the country

India issues guidelines for digital media ads of influencers

By Pravin Anand and Ashutosh Upadhyaya, Anand and Anand

Where does liability lie in domain name infringement?

By Saif Khan and Shobhit Agrawal, Anand and Anand
There exists an imminent need for all stakeholders to collaborate and come up with a domain name framework that ensures that private rights and public interests are secured

India eases working requirements of patents

By Vidisha Garg, Anand and Anand
The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020 have great significance as they provide huge relief to stakeholders, with many glitches being removed and creases ironed out, thereby easing the requirements to a great extent

Analysis of ‘fair use’ of trademarks in spare parts market

By Manish Biala and Ashutosh Upadhyaya, Anand and Anand
This article will be broaching the subject of “fair use” of registered trademarks by spare parts industries. There exists a huge spare parts market for automobile, home appliances, etc. where third parties, manufacture and sell spare parts

Controlling costs: deletion versus amendment of claims

By Vidisha Garg, Anand and Anand
Patent filings in India have increased from 47,854 patent applications in 2017-18 to 50,667 in 2018-19. Considering India has become such an important jurisdiction, the cost of filing patent applications has become a concern

The necessity of India’s confidentiality clubs

By Vaishali Mittal and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand
The IP litigation landscape has changed dramatically in the past decade with businesses becoming more technology-driven and technology-dependent than ever before.

For better or worse: The legal limits of comparative ads

By Tusha Malhotra and Pankhuri Malik, Anand and Anand
Millions are spent every year by companies on comparative advertising, and many times these advertisements are taken down due to claims of disparagement.

Ironing the wrinkles out of GI logos, taglines (Part 2)

By Gowri Tirumurti and Purvasha Mansharamani, Anand and Anand

Ironing the wrinkles out of GI logos, taglines

By Gowri Tirumurti and Purvasha Mansharamani, Anand and Anand

Potential for foreign TM protection in India

By Tusha Malhotra and Rashi Punia, Anand and Anand

Recreating the environment with the assistance of law

By Pravin Anand, Tusha Malhotra & Pankhuri Malik, Anand and Anand

Growing menace of unlicensed and spurious drugs

By Tusha Malhotra and Rashi Punia, Anand and Anand

TM suits cannot be summarily dismissed: The RED SOLE case

By Pravin Anand, Dhruv Anand and Udita M Patro, Anand and Anand

Review of draft Patent Rules finds faults

By Vidisha Garg, Anand and Anand

The escalation of pre-litigation mediation and its advantages

By Shantanu Sahay and Rohan Sharma, Anand and Anand

Emerging opportunities from the critical role of patents

By Rajiv Bhatnagar, Anand and Anand

First final judgment on SEPs significant for future disputes

By Pravin Anand and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand

Delhi High Court rules prove a boon for IPR

By Shrawan Chopra and Vibhav Mithal, Anand and Anand

Crowning jewel in protection of unconventional trademarks

By Pravin Anand and Geetanjali Visvanathan, Anand and Anand

Homo futuris: AI, data privacy and uncertainty

By Pravin Anand and Mrinali Menon, Anand and Anand

An intellectual property ‘byte’ into blockchain

By Pravin Anand and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand

Domain name protection: Broadening horizons

By Pravin Anand and Shrawan Chopra, Anand and Anand

Exploring expert evidence in patent matters

By Pravin Anand and Prachi Agarwal, Anand and Anand

Back to basics: Division bench clarifies jurisdiction objections

By Shrawan Chopra and Abhilasha Nautiyal, Anand and Anand

India’s unique solutions for IP compensation

By Pravin Anand and Raunaq Kamath, Anand and Anand

Celebrities: Just what are their personality rights?

By Lakshmi Kruttika Vijay and Rohan Sharma, Anand and Anand

Trans-border Toyota trumps prior Prius

By Vaishali Mittal and D Neha Reddy, Anand and Anand

New rules impact IP rights and patent protection

By Pravin Anand & Geetanjali Visvanathan, Anand and Anand

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Japan A-List

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal reveals the A-List of the country’s legal profession

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Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal presents its A-List of the top 100 lawyers practising in Indonesia

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Korea’s top 100 lawyers

Following an extensive nomination process, Asia Business Law Journal reveals the A-List of the country’s legal profession

CORRESPONDENTS

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Philippines ponders NFTs in online gaming

By Juan Miguel Calimon Dela Cruz, ACCRALAW 

Popular games like Axie Infinity and My Defi Pet have recently gained traction for their unique selling proposition that one can earn money as they play

AI’s right to legal identity in India

By Vaishali Mittal and Siddhant Chamola, Anand and Anand

Advocates of IP and economic growth have consistently propagated the cause of recognising AI inventions in law. However, this is different from the issue that debates granting legal recognition to AI as an independent entity

Challenges in implementing resolution plans in India

By Saurav Panda, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

In spite of the strong emphasis in IBC regarding time-bound implementation, there have been several challenges that have mired timely implementation of resolution plans

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

ACC Annual Meeting

ACC Annual Meeting tailored for APAC

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) will conduct its annual meeting virtually from 19-21 October, featuring a tailored content stream for the Asia-Pacific in-house community for the first time

ACC HK peels back pandemic for summer boat party

With the current pandemic situation and travel restrictions, the best way to enjoy the summer sunshine in Hong Kong is a cruise offshore. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Hong Kong did just that

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KICA teams up with SIAC 

The Korea In-House Counsel Association (KICA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) to promote international arbitration as a preferred method of dispute resolution

FEATURES

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Looking to the East

The new president of the ICC Court, Claudia Salomon, discusses what changes she expects to see in the dispute resolution landscape in Asia

Indonesia Law Firm Awards

Asia Business Law Journal presents the best law firm in Indonesia for 2020 and four winners each in 22 practice areas

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The Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers

REGIONAL COMPARISONS

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A comparison of patent law developments

Patent legislation across Asian jurisdictions is constantly catching up with the pandemic’s demands, with stronger protection, foreign filing and higher compensation being common themes.

A comparison of updates on trademark law

A comparison of updates on trademark law

Safeguarding trademarks presents real challenges amid the pandemic, with massive shifts to online trading, difficulties getting cases to court and physical enforcement challenges to name a few