In the background of the Apple-Samsung patent dispute, Judge Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals expressed his disdain for software patents and its adverse effect on innovation. In this context, it might be worthwhile to examine the issue of software patents in India, especially its legislative history and status
The patent wars between different smartphone and tablet manufacturers (Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Google in particular) are well underway. What’s interesting however, is the global impact of such litigation and the consumer market across the world. In the United States One may recall the order of a U.S.
“An idea can transform the world and re-write all the rules. Which is why I have to steal it” – Dom Cobb (from the film ‘Inception’) It is not often one quotes Hollywood movies in the context of copyright law. But this particular dialogue from
The burgeoning of websites off late has left no shortage of domain name disputes, but there has been nothing quite like the one that came up before the Delhi High Court in December. For those unfamiliar with the term, a ‘domain name’ is a unique identifier for a particular website.