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The Indian Plant Variety Authority constituted under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Rights Act (PPV&FR Act), 2001 has been accepting applications for plant variety registrations since 2007. It has recently added Orchids as the crops which are now eligible for registration as new varieties.
On behalf of AIPPI India Group and the FICPI India Group, a round-table discussion was organised on the 12th July 2012 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The objective of the discussion was to take a stock of Indian laws on Intellectual Property and to discuss the most important intellectual property issues of current times.
Success at anti-counterfeiting is heavily dependent on non-porous borders and stringent law enforcement machinery. This involves collaborative and concerted approach involving Custom and Border enforcement officials. We firmly believe that lawyers can play a creative role in knowledge sharing with the law enforcement agencies by facilitating capacity building programs.
Sony Corporation is the owner of Play Station devices (various versions including PS3). Sony along with its various associates are also the publishers of various gaming software programs such Drake Deception etc.
The law on parallel imports is no longer res integra as a consequence of a stream of judicial pronouncements which have held that the import and sale of grey market products amounts to infringement. Recently, Dell Inc. joined other successful litigants like Samsung Electronics Ltd. and Bose Corporation in securing an order of injunction against parallel importers of its products.