Tag: India

Cybersquatting cases: India

With close to 350 million users, India has emerged as being the country with the second highest number of internet users in the world. It comes as little surprise amid such figures that cybersquatting has been on the rise across the nation, and over the last decade or so, Indian courts have seen their fair …

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Encryption technology and the law

Due to advancements in technology, there has been a steady growth of businesses that rely heavily on encryption technology to protect data and communications. Such businesses, many of whose unique selling points or business models depend entirely on the level of encryption services provided, include e-mail, messaging, storage or payment service providers. For these businesses, …

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Intellectual property and corporate strategies: Cross-licensing

A cross-license is a transaction in which a license is granted from Party A to Party B, and at least part of the consideration provided by Party B is a similar license in return to Party A of intellectual property (“IP”) belonging to Party B. Thus, a cross-license essentially represents a combination of two grants, …

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