India Accepts E-Filing of Design and Geographical Indication Applications
The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks in India Mr. Chaitanya Prasad extended the electronic filing system for filing Design applications and Geographical Indications. Applicants can now file application for Designs and Geographical Indications through IP India’s official portal www.ipindia.nic.in. The e-filing facility includes the comprehensive payment gateway for payment through net banking, debit cards and credit cards. Existing digital signatures used for patents and trademarks can be used for authentication into the e-filing system of design.
NLU-Delhi releases Report on Online Intermediary Liability in India
Some rather interesting news has been brought to our notice – the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi has just released a new report on Online Intermediary liability in India. This is a part of a global research project by the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University examining the rapidly changing landscape of online intermediary liability, and aimed at informing and improving Internet policy-making globally. The series of case studies for which the report has been written explores online intermediary liability frameworks and issues in India, Brazil, the European Union, South Korea, the United States, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam. The India case study maps and analyzes online intermediary liability.