Intellectual property rights – A detail view
Intellectual property (or IP) refers to creative work that is treat as property or physical property. Intellectual property rights fall into four main areas; copyright, trademarks, design rights and patents.
Intellectual property rights
The Pirate Act, 1957 (‘Act’) came into force in January 1958. The law was late amend five times, namely in 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1999 and 2012. The Pirate (Amendment) Act, 2012 is the most significant. The main reasons for amending the Copyright Act, 1957 include the enactment of an Act consistent with the two WIPO Internet treaties, which expired in 1996, namely, the WIPO Copyright Treaty (“WCT”) and the WIPO Performance and Phonogram Treaty (“WPO”); To protect the music and film industry and allay its concerns; To address the concerns of the physically disabled and to protect the interests of the author of any work; Accidental changes; Removing operational facilities;
And right enforcement. Some important amendments to the Copyright Act in 2012 include the extension of copyright protection in the digital environment, such as technical protection measures and penalties for conflicts of rights management information, and liability of Internet service providers and the introduction of legal licenses for cover versions and broadcasts; The right to receive royalties for authors and musicians, the sole economic and moral right to artists, the same membership rights in copyright registration in Coimbatore society for authors and other copyright owners, and the exception of physically disabled pyrites to access any works.
Copyright registration in Bangalore applies to recorded artistic and literary works. This includes a wide range of functions, including:
Literary works such as poems, song lyrics, manuscripts, manuals, computer programs / software, website codes / scripts and text materials, commercial documents, pamphlets, newsletters and articles etc.
Dramatic works, such as plays, dance choreography, etc.
Musical functions in both sound recordings and marks or hints.
Artwork such as photography, painting, digital art, sculptures, technical drawings / diagrams, maps, logos, etc.
Typographical arrangement of published editions such as periodicals and periodicals.
Sound recordings, including recordings of other copyrighted works, e.g. Performance of musical or literary work.
Movies, video footage, broadcasts and cable programs.
Copyright gives the author certain rights in relation to the work, prohibits unauthorized actions, and allows the author to take legal action against instances of infringement or plagiarism.
Trademark registration in Bangalore is one of the intellectual property.The purpose of the trademark is to prevent confusion in the market. A trademark can be a name, word, slogan, design, symbol, or other unique device that identifies a product or organization. It’s quite literally ‘a mark under which you trade.
The trademark can be represent by an ‘R in the circle’ – indicating the registered trademark or the letters ‘TM’ and the letters ‘SM’ are also use to indicate a ‘service mark’, although in fact they have the same legal protection as a trademark.
The common law provides protection against what is call ‘pass offing’. This is where someone else uses the mark in the same or similar market in a way that may confuse customers looking for your business (such as an unscrupulous merchant trying to trade). To prove a successful pass, you must be able to demonstrate:
The name is yours. E.g. some evidence of ownership and / or forgery (such as copyright registration) that indicates an offense.
The customer name attaches to you. You need to show that you are trading under that name and that you have historical customers who have purchased from you under that name.
You have been harm by the use of another person’s name. E.g. Loss of income
To add weight to the claim, trademark registration can also be done at the national or region level with the designated government body. Trademark registration in Bangalore usually take between 6 and 18 months to process.
Registering in countries such as the US, UK, Japan, will not only protect your mark in that country, but within the European Union, there is now a Community Trade Mark (CTM) that covers this mark in all EU countries. . There is also the Madrid system that allows you to submit a trademark application in many countries at once.
Register trademarks can be identified by the ‘®’ symbol. The use of the symbol or state is illegal unless the trademark is register in fact).
In most countries, the national patent office will also run fee trademark registration.
Design registration in bangalore comes under intellectual property. The right of design will apply to the physical product: the appearance of the product, in particular, the shape, texture, colour, materials used, the outline and the ornament. To qualify as a new design, the overall impression must be different from any existing design.
Like the trademarks in the previous section, unregister designs will have little protection under common law, but can be registered nationally (or regionally) for greater protection in those countries.
For information about design rights, please see our factsheet P-15: Design and Design Registration in bangalore
A full patent is a special legal right of the inventor, which gives him / her a legal right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering to sell or importing a particular invention. This right vests in the patent for 20 years, from the date of filing. The 20-year belief is set to inspire people to make more or add to their innovation. The holder of the patent is entitled to sue anyone who has infringed the patent and who chooses to sell, grant or license the patent.
Benefits of patent registration
Exclusive right over your search
Patent registration gives the patent owner the right to restrict others from seeking, using, selling, offering or importing patents for the purpose of profit. On the other hand, the patent registration in bangalore owner can decide who can use it according to the terms of the negotiations and thus put the competitors at a disadvantage.
Claim to a third party in case of violation
It gives the patent holder a legal right to register a case of infringement if an attempt is made to exploit the patent without the permission of the owners. The patent, his / her assistant, licensee or agent has the right to file a civil case in a court of law not inferior to the district court in the case of infringement.
Increases your credibility in the market
If an invention is patent, it indirectly improves brand value and may allow the company to charge customers a higher price. Especially if a product that is extremely useful in the market helps to increase the valuation of the patent proprietor.
Patent registration in bangalore are a great asset and if managed wisely we can reap more significant financial benefits than any other intellectual property. The owner can license, assign or sell his patent whenever needed. Man companies have made huge profits through licensing, assignment, etc. through their patent products.