SpicyIP is happy to announce to its readers that we’re ending the year on a happy note. The Business Standard one of
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The Business Standard Report is as follows: (The only part of the report that caught me by complete surprise was that it seems to have merged Aysha’s location with my identity as a student!)
Joe C. Matthews,
Early this year, Shamnad Basheer, a young intellectual property consultant, pointed out on his blog that a crucial paragraph in the report on patents by the RA Mashelkar panel was an exact copy of someone else’s research. This is what prompted the former director-general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research to withdraw the report in February. Three months later, Basheer was at it again. As the government went into a tizzy over reports that some yoga postures had been patented in the