Case Note: Hawkins Cookers Limited v Murugan Enterprises

By Teesta Lahiri, National Law University, Odisha. I. A Basic Introduction to Trademarks and Passing Off For us, beginners at IP, before we proceed further to deal with a landmark judgement in the Trademarks Jurisprudence in India, it is essential that we…

Geographical Indications: An Overview

By Dharmendra Lambha, School of Law, UPES, Dehradun. The concept of the Geographical Indication has developed its importance in recent years especially after the adoption of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the TRIPS Agreement) in 1994, which…

The DU Photocopying Case: Opening the Floodgates of Open Access in Indian Education

By Somya Pahi Jena, NALSAR, Hyderabad Within the premises of the Delhi School of Economics, is situated Rameshwari Photocopy Services, owned by Dharam Pal Singh. To the unassuming eye, it is an ordinary photocopy shop but over the past few…