Sakshi Sharda

About Sakshi Sharda

Sakshi Sharda has done BBALLB(HONS) and holds a strong knowledge on the matters pertaining to finance and law. From the past one year she is working as a legal advisor and in her leisure time she works on improvising her knowledge. Sakshi is spreading her knowledge by writing for Corpbiz.

What type of Works Protected by Copyright in India?

Copyright is a bundle of rights which includes rights of reproduction, adaptation, communication to the public, and translation of the work. The primary criterion to determine whether a person is eligible for Copyright protection is the originality in expression. There are various types of works protected by Copyright in India. Certain rights are also associated […]

Ownership and Authorship of Copyright in India

The owner of Copyright has no domination in the subject matter of the creation. Other people have the liberty to make or produce the same result from the ‘common source,’ provided that they do so independently, and the work is ‘original.’ Another person can originate from another work in the same general form, provided he/she […]

Biotechnology Patents in India: A Complete Outlook

The inventions related to Biotechnology are very important for human development. The biotechnological inventions have branched out to several fields and also resolved many problems. The Patent Office issues guidelines related to Biotechnology Patents in India with an intent to establish uniform and consistent practices for the examination of applications of Biotechnology Patents. The guidelines […]

US, EU and Indian Patent Laws: A Comparative Study

Expansion of technology and developments in industrial techniques, which are so vital for the monetary welfare of human civilization, depends largely on the growth of inventions which are capable of industrial application. With the intention of encouraging the invention and manufacturing of new invention and developments in existing invention or the manufacturing processes of the […]

Computer Related Inventions in India: A Complete Overview

Information Technology has gained some special significance in the past 2 decades and developed as a vital tool for scientific advancement. Information Technology includes the entire possibility of entering, storing, loading, recovering, communicating, and management of data through the usage of computers and various other networks, hardware, software, electronics, and telecommunication equipments. Computer Related Inventions […]

Advertisement of Trademark Application in Trademark Journal

The Trademark Application, is when administered by the Registrar of Trademark, goes for advertisement in the Trademark Journal. The publication in the Trademark Journal is done to give an opportunity to the public to file for Trademark Opposition. The Trademark Opposition is a necessary rule under the Trademarks Act, 1999. Whenever, the Registrar of is […]

A Complete Outlook of Madrid Protocol in India

In the year 2013, the Madrid Protocol was adopted by India. The Madrid Protocol is a treaty administered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). To simplify the process of filing the International Registration of Trademarks applications across several jurisdictions, the Madrid Protocol was introduced in India. In India, every region has a different system for Trademark Registration. […]

Copyright Infringement Notice in India: Complete Overview

As the term suggests, Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), is a right over the work, which includes human intelligence. Just like other Intellectual Property (IP), a Copyright grants the author or inventor an exclusive right over the work invented by them. Copyright is termed as a ‘bundle of rights’ due to the quality of protecting a […]

Restoration of Lapsed Patent in India: A Complete Overview

In India, a Patent is granted for a term of 20 years from the date of filing of the Patent in the Indian Patent Office. As per Section 53 of Patent Act, 1970, the Patentee is required to pay a renewal fee till the date of possession given by the Indian Patent Office. If the […]

Patent of Addition in India: A Complete Outlook

The Patents Act, 1970, is broadly based on the Report of the Ayyangar Committee passed in the year 1959. The Report was on the ‘Revision of the Patents Law’ and governed the Patent framework of the country. Particularly, the Patent Act, 1970, allows Patentees to cover modifications or improvements in the invention of the main […]

Provisional Patent in India: A Complete Overview

Intellectual Property is protected in the form of Patents when a person registers a Patent under the Patent Act, 1970. Registration of a Patent prevents other individuals from infringing the new invention of the Patent holder. A Patent may be obtained on a Design or a process. Under the Patent Act, 1970, there are two […]

Patent Opposition in India: Complete Procedure

The provisions of several countries provide for Opposition of Patent proceedings. The proceedings of Opposition are a process in order to avail Patent Registration that allows a third party to challenge the validity of a granted Patent or pending application of Patent. The Patent Act, 1970, of India also provides for provides an opportunity to […]

National IPR Policy: A Complete Guide

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are rights which are provided to an individual or an organization relating to specific invention or innovation in processes or products for a certain time period. IPR exists in the form of Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, Geographical Indications, Industrial Design, etc. In the year 1994, the members of the WTO (World Trade […]

Procedure for Registration of Patent Agent in India

The Intellectual Property Law is an emerging field in the field of legal practice and is gaining massive acceptance among practicing and budding lawyers. Apart from being profitable, Intellectual Property law provides a varied range of career prospects. Hence, nowadays, the lawyers are more towards being a Patent Agent and provide legal advice to people […]