All you need to know about the CRISPR Patent
May29

All you need to know about the CRISPR Patent

The history of the war between the MIT/Harvard Broad Institute, in Cambridge, Massachusetts and University of California, Berkely over the CRISPR/Cas-9 genome editing technology, can be traced back to 2013. There have been various applications to patent the utility of CRISPR genome earlier from the likes of Northwestern University in September 2008 (Erik Sontheimer and Luciano Marraffini, 61/099,317); Vilnius University in March 2012...

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TataCliq, the ‘Phygital’ e-commerce market place
May28

TataCliq, the ‘Phygital’ e-commerce market place

Tata Group Chairman, Cyrus Mistry says, “TataCliq is a first-of-its-kind ‘phygital’ e-commerce marketplace bringing a smart combination of the reassurance and in-store experience of a large on-ground network with the convenience of online shopping, bringing the best of both worlds together,” describing the newly launched ecommerce platform, TataCliq.com. Tata Industries owning 90% of the venture is the curator...

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Cyber Sphere, this Month!
May28

Cyber Sphere, this Month!

There has been a substantial rise in the number of cyber crimes committed in the country over the past few months. This year has seen 45 cases registered an 279 complaints made since the first of January. Most of these cases were filed by women who were threatened on social networking sites or cheated on matrimonial webbsites. The second highest number of cases were recorded on OTP and online money transfer cheating. But it appears...

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Groupon sues IBM over patent Infringement
May13

Groupon sues IBM over patent Infringement

Groupon sued IBM on Monday for a patent infringement of its location based technology. Two months after IBM counter-sued Gruopon for the infringement of four of their patents, Groupon fled its lawsuit in the Federal Court of Chicago. IBM has been alleged for stealing its December 2010 Patent that belongs to groupon which allows businesses to solicit customers on basis of their geographical location. IBM’s copy software,...

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Facebook wins Trademark case in China’s Highest Court
May13

Facebook wins Trademark case in China’s Highest Court

Facebook has taken its case to the highest Court of China against drinks compay, Zhongshan Pearl River Drinks Factory. Zhongshan is alleged to have trademarked its product after the world’s most popular social networking brand-name, Facebook in 2014. At the point where the case reached the Court, it brought to light the Chinese law which said that any globally famous brand had to prove in court that it is well known in China as...

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