#LCExcl: How Indian patent offices are expediting pace for granting patents

January 16, 2019

— Amit Aggarwal, Co-Founder and Director, Effectual Services   The famous legal maxim – “Justice delayed is justice denied”, is unequivocally applicable in case of patents. An Intellectual Property (IP) owner is unable to enforce his patent unless it is validly granted by the Indian Patent Office – be it Trademark, Design or a Patent. This […]

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Shashi Tharoor proposes bill to regulate online gaming: What does it mean?

January 16, 2019

Senior Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor has moved a private bill to regulate online gaming in India. The bill was unveiled in Lok Sabha for regulatory measures for the online gaming industry.  An elected Lower House member from Trivandrum, Shashi Tharoor is eyeing on online games after the recent entry of big key players in the […]

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Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth inks 4-year multi-crore deal with Li-Ning

January 16, 2019

Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has entered into a 4-year multi-crore endorsement deal with Chinese sports brand, Li-Ning. The deal, which is valued at Rs 35 crore for a period of four years, will comprise sponsorship and equipment supply. Srikanth is managed exclusively by sports marketing firm Baseline Ventures. Srikanth is only male world No.1 badminton […]

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Tinga DOJO – The green alien dog comes to rescue Earth!

January 15, 2019

Rendered in green, the colour of nature – Tinga Dojo, A Green Superhero Alien Dog has arrived to save the Planet Earth. The character has been created by Diamond Toons, part of Diamond Group of Publications which is one of the largest publication house in India. First ever character IP in the world which would […]

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Ranveer Singh gets a ‘Simmba’ tribute from Tinkle comics!

January 14, 2019

After ruling the box-office with his action drama ‘Simmba’ and creating a stir with the trailer of his upcoming movie ‘Gully Boy’, Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh share cover with Suppandi and Shikari Shambu on Tinkle Magazine. The famous and popular kids’ comic and magazine Tinkle has featured Ranveer Singh’s Simmba avatar on their special January […]

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Chacha Chaudhary becomes the unofficial ambassador of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’

January 14, 2019

Chacha Chaudhary, the legendary Indian comic hero is the unofficial ambassador of Swachh Bharat with the launch of the fifth comic book – Chacha Chaudhary, Mowgli and Swachh Nagar in continuation to the Swachh Bharat comic series created by Diamond Toons. The comic book involves iconic character Mowgli and the giant Sabu along with Chacha […]

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Hong Kong Licensing Show witnesses 22,000 visitors, check out few glimpses

January 14, 2019

The 16th Hong Kong International Licensing Show, the world’s second-largest and Asia’s largest event of its kind, attracted a record of more than 22,000 visitors from about 100 countries and regions. Organised by HKTDC, the three-day fair held from January 8-10. The seventh Asian Licensing featured around 30 speakers from renowned brands global licensing experts, […]

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Its official! Simmba makers claim ‘SIMBA’ trademark

January 14, 2019

SIMBA, India’s most loved emerging craft beverage venture owned by Sona Beverages has licensed Rohit Shetty Picturez LLP to use the trademark “Simba” for the recently-released Ranveer Singh and Sarah Ali Khan starrer “Simmba”. Rohit Shetty, Director, Rohit Shetty Picturez LLP, “We are thankful to Prabhtej for licensing SIMBA trademark for my upcoming film Simmba.” […]

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Huda Beauty confirms launch of skincare collection in 2019

December 27, 2018

After launching big products such as concealers, setting powders and nude palette, fashion queen Huda Kattan is working on launching a Huda Beauty skincare range. In an interview with InStyle, Huda revealed that she would be launching a skincare collection in 2019. “We have plans to launch a skin-care brand in 2019 which is also […]

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Centre tightens rules for e-commerce firms: What lies ahead for Amazon, Flipkart?

December 27, 2018

In a setback for e-commerce firms having foreign investment, the government on Wednesday barred online marketplaces such as Flipkart and Amazon from selling products of the companies in which they have a stake. The commerce and industry ministry also forbidden e-commerce firms from entering into an agreement for the exclusive sale of products. The revised […]

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Birthday Gift: Salman’s iconic original blue gemstone bracelet is now on sale!

December 27, 2018

Bollywood’s Bhai Salman Khan turns 53 on December 27! In another act of kindness, Being Human founder and Bollywood actor Salman Khan revealed his iconic blue gemstone bracelet. As a special gift, Salman to sell his original lucky bracelet, as a part of the Being Human Jewellery series. Just to remind the readers, Prasad Kapre […]

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Delhi Comic-Con: Swatch showcases fall winter collection 2018

December 26, 2018

Come winter, and Comic Con Delhi was here to give all you pop-culture aficionados the best kind of party. This time around the year, like every year, fans were prepared to huddle up under one roof not just to discuss movies and books but to bring their favourites to life. Swatch, the Swiss watch brand […]

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Nandita Mahtani designs cartoon-inspired fashion collection

December 26, 2018

Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Turner India, announced its first-ever collaboration with entrepreneur and fashion designer, Nandita Mahtani. According to a report in the Economic Times, the capsule collection will include 40 versatile pieces including playful denim jackets, bomber jackets, slip dresses, skirts, and sweatshirts in vibrant colours. The fashion line […]

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Hennessy, Opening Ceremony announce ‘East Meets West’ collaboration

December 24, 2018

Hennessy, the world’s best-selling Cognac, announced the first-ever collaboration with fashion house ‘Opening Ceremony’ to celebrate an encounter of two cultures – “East Meets West” with an X.O-inspired limited-edition collector’s piece. Available at openingceremony.com, the Hennessy X.O “East Meets West” travel bag by Opening Ceremony is inspired by co-founders’ Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s heritage and world travel, with an aesthetic that blends tradition […]

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