No More ‘Fair & Lovely’ – HUL Seeks Trademark Registration for ‘Glow & Lovely’

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) might soon greet all its customers with ‘Glow & Lovely’ from its shelves. The FMCJ major has decided to drop the word ‘Fair’ from its widely known fairness cream ‘Fair & Lovely’ and is now seeking the Trademark Registration for the new name ‘Glow & Lovely.’ Although HUL (the Indian subsidiary
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ProStar Wins Patent for Method that Prevents Damages while Excavating

ProStar, a Grand Junction-based company specializing in the development of precision mapping solutions, has quite recently received a patent for its computer-implemented method, which avoids damages in an excavation area. To be specific, the company has successfully secured a patent for a method, which helps significantly in preventing damages to the environment and utilities during
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Arcadia Wins Foundational Australian Patent for Herbicide Tolerance in Wheat

The Australian Patent Office has quite recently granted a foundational patent covering herbicide tolerance in wheat to Arcadia Biosciences Inc., a consumer-driven agricultural technology company, headquartered in Davis, California. The company focuses on the development of traits for enhancing the nutritional value and quality of crops and food ingredients. In a recent statement delivered, the
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Digimedia Tech LLC Sues Nikon Alleging Patent Infringement

Digimedia Tech LLC has quite recently filed a Patent Infringement lawsuit against Nikon Americas Inc. and Nikon Inc. by alleging that they have appropriated three of the company’s patents concerning digital camera technology. The patent infringement lawsuit is filed in the Eastern District of New York before Nicholas G. Garaufis (judge). Digimedia Tech is represented
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Understanding the Crucial Role of Intellectual Property in E-Commerce

In E-Commerce, Intellectual Property (IP), is indeed the most neglected yet the highest value bearing component. The real reason behind the same lies in the fact that the crucial role of IP in E-Commerce is either less understood or not apparent. The Intellectual Property Laws and practices protect the unique works and creations of the
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How does Remote Working Increase the Risk of Loss of Intellectual Property Rights?

During the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, most of the business firms, organizations, and startups across the globe are working remotely; however, this precaution may increase the risk of loss of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for such companies. As professionals and experts are nowadays making the most out of social media platforms such as Facebook and
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Coronavirus Outbreak – How the Tech Giants are Easing Patents for a Greater Cause

The tech giants, most of the time, do every possible thing they can to keep their fundamental and crucial innovations under their purview. The most obvious way for them to do the same is via filing Patent Applications. Many of the widely-known tech companies out there file for thousands of patents every year. For instance,
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Commvault Sues Cohesity and Rubrik Alleging Patent Infringement

Commvault (a publicly-traded data management and data protection software company headquartered in New York) has quite recently filed Patent Infringement lawsuits against Rubrik (a California-based cloud data management company) and Cohesity (a privately held IT company headquartered in San Jose, California) in federal court in Delaware. Commvault has stated that the companies have altogether infringed
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Unfolding the Hand-in-Hand Relationship between Blockchain and IP

The to-the-point definition of the term blockchain defines it as an anonymous online ledger that efficiently keeps a growing list of records, known as blocks, which are, in turn, linked using cryptography, where every single block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, transaction data, and a timestamp. As a Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System,
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Solaria Corp Sues Canadian Solar Inc Alleging Patent Infringement

A US-based solar technology company, Solaria Corporation, that specializes in designing, developing, and manufacturing crystalline solar modules has quite recently filed a Patent Infringement lawsuit against Canadian Solar Inc., (a publicly-traded company specializing in manufacturing solar PV modules and running large scale solar projects) in Federal District Court for the Northern District of California. The
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