E-Contract India’s present legal framework and next steps

IP and Legal Filings

Electronic contracts, or “E-contracts,” in the present economy became ubiquitous due to the rapid development of the internet. Meaning Of An E-Contract. E-contract forms a significant part of E-commerce. E-contracting is a fragment of e-business.

5 Takeaways from the Slate’s Contract Cheating Piece

Plagiarism Today

However, this means that we can’t dismiss the role of parents and family in contract cheating and that this may be an area calling for greater outreach. However, the anonymous author of this story was able to make some fairly decent money through contract cheating. As this conversation around contract cheating continues, stories like this one are important.

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Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists

Art Law Journal

Every business needs a contract at one time or another. If a contract is supposed […]. Corporate Law Art Law Contract Negotiation Contracts Independent Contractors Statute of LimitationsSteve Schlackman. They are everywhere.

Oral Contract Claims Dismissed

Chicago IP

12(b)(6) motion to partially dismiss counterclaim plaintiff’s (“Kolbe”) breach of contract claim in this trade secret misappropriation case. Kolbe also failed to sufficiently plead an oral contract. Kolbe v. CZS Holdings LLC d/b/a Pur360 , No. 20 C 6886, Slip Op.

3 Common Pitfalls to Avoid in a Photography Contract

Art Law Journal

A photography contract that doesn't consider licensing and made-for-hire agreements can have an impact on business. Corporate Law Contracts LicensingChris Reed. Here are common pitfalls you need to avoid.

Contract Negotiation Tips for Visual Artists

Art Law Journal

What things should artists be negotiating as part of licensing or gallery contracts? Corporate Law Art Law Contracts Independent ContractorsSteve Schlackman. We take a look at some of the most important along with a review of several standard provisions.

Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists

Art Law Journal

Every business needs a contract at one time or another. If a contract is supposed […]. The post Tips on Contracts and Licensing for Artists appeared first on Art Business Journal. Legal Corporate Law contracts Independent Contractors

Grasping Social Media Ad Regulations: Influencer Contracts

IP Law 360

The Federal Trade Commission's focus on deceptive social media ads and lax disclosure rules will change how companies collaborate with influencers — so contracts need to call out expectations and set parameters so that both sides comply with the proposed revisions to the FTC's endorsement guides, say Diego Gutiérrez and Steven Winters at Lane Powell

Contract Negotiation Tips for Visual Artists

Art Law Journal

What questions should you be asking in contract negotiation, and what provisions should you be reviewing? Not every item must be in the contract, but it will be too late to add anything to make the loss as comprehensive as possible once you sign. Legal contracts licensing

The Pandemic May Not Automatically Frustrate Employment Contracts

Nelligan Law

Reading Time: 2 minutes What is Frustration of Contract? Contract frustration occurs when a contractual obligation can no longer be performed, with no fault to either party. In a recent case, discussed below, the Court ruled that the pandemic cannot cause frustration of contract.

Contract Negotiation Tips for Visual Artists

Art Law Journal

What things should artists be negotiating as part of licensing or gallery contracts? The post Contract Negotiation Tips for Visual Artists appeared first on Art Business Journal. Legal Corporate Law contracts Independent Contractors

Avoiding IPR via Contract

Patently-O

US Courts typically enforce choice-of-forum provisions found within contracts between two business entities. But, they did not enter such a contract. by Dennis Crouch. Kannuu Pty. LTD v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD (Fed. 2021)( KannuuSamsungDecision ).

Third Circuit Says Patent Owner Failed to Show Banks Control Askeladden, So No Breach of Contract

IP Watchdog

Circuit Courts of Appeal Courts IP News IPWatchdog Articles Litigation Patents Askeladden Bank of America Breach of Contract Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit intellectual property patent patent infringement Patent Litigation patents Wells FargoThe U.S.

Getting paid to play? Copyright, contract, and the rewards for UGC

Kluwer Copyright Blog

In my project, You Can Play (see also working paper here ), I explore how contract, rather than copyright, is the key enabler of user creativity in this industry. Infringement Reimbursement UGC contract creative industries creativity reward user generated work video games

Limitations to parties’ choice of law in copyright exploitation contracts in the digital era (Part 1)

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Thus, the digital context of copyright exploitation contracts leads to questions of applicable law. Business-to-business contracting parties enjoy significant freedom in determining the law applicable to their contractual relationship. Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay.

Limitations to parties’ choice of law in copyright exploitation contracts in the digital era (Part 2)

Kluwer Copyright Blog

This is the second of a set of two blog posts (see Part 1 here ) which analyses the limitations to parties’ freedom to determine the law applicable to contracts aimed at the exploitation of protected content online. Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay.

3 Common Pitfalls to Avoid in a Photography Contract

Art Law Journal

A photography contract that doesn't consider licensing and made-for-hire agreements can have an impact on business. The post 3 Common Pitfalls to Avoid in a Photography Contract appeared first on Art Business Journal. Legal Corporate Law contracts licensing

Oral Contract Claims Dismissed

LexBlog IP

12(b)(6) motion to partially dismiss counterclaim plaintiff’s (“Kolbe”) breach of contract claim in this trade secret misappropriation case. Kolbe also failed to sufficiently plead an oral contract. Kolbe v. CZS Holdings LLC d/b/a Pur360 , No. 20 C 6886, Slip Op.

CAFC Emphasizes the Importance of Contract Principles in Arbitrability Determination

IP Watchdog

Courts District Courts Federal Circuit IP News IPWatchdog Articles Licensing Litigation arbitration CAFC California Code of Civil Procedure Contract Law intellectual property technology technology licensing agreement U.S.

Distinguish “Smart Contract” From Abstract Idea To Pass Blockchain Patentability Scrutiny

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Smart contracts are often mentioned in blockchain-themed patent applications and recited in claims. However, Examiners without a thorough understanding of this concept or unfamiliar with blockchain technology often equate smart contracts with legal or commercial contracts stored on blockchains. Without detailed explanations of “smart contract” set forth in the specification, patent prosecutors may find themselves in an uphill battle against the abstract idea finding.

Steptoe Adds Gov't Contracts Partner From Covington

IP Law 360

Steptoe & Johnson LLP boosted its government contracts team in Washington, D.C., with a partner who brings over a decade of expertise in the life sciences and defense sectors

Pandemic ski resort closures allow both contract and advertising claims

43(B)log

25, 2021) Unlike the education cases so far, this pandemic case sustains both consumer protection and contract claims. consumer protection contracts false advertisingGoodrich v. Alterra Mountain Co., 2021 WL 2633326, No. 20-cv-01057-RM-SKC (D.

1H 2021 Quick Links, Part 4 (Advertising, Contracts, & More)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Contracts. Reminder: courts sometimes demand that consumers click twice to form a contract. The post 1H 2021 Quick Links, Part 4 (Advertising, Contracts, & More) appeared first on Technology & Marketing Law Blog. Licensing/Contracts Marketing

Wading into Contract Law Again, CAFC Says Forum Selection Clause Also Precludes IPRs

IP Watchdog

s motion for a preliminary injunction in the court’s misreading of the plain language of a contract’s forum selection clause. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) earlier today issued a precedential decision holding that the U.S.

Poorly Executed “Sign-in-Wrap” Contract Formation Process Fails–Berman v. Freedom Financial

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

The court confirms that to ensure enforceability, consumers should (1) check the box and (2) be advised that checking the box will indicate assent to contract terms. These basic principles “apply with equal force to contracts formed online.” E-Commerce Licensing/Contracts

Sea change on web-based contract amendments

Likelihood of Confusion

The post Sea change on web-based contract amendments appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. The Ninth Circuit sounds really right on this: Service providers should not be able to change their terms of service arbitrarily without notifying their registered users, according to the judges.

Incoming jurors to judge FRAND conduct in Ericsson-Apple contract dispute

IAM Magazine

Next week jurors in Texas will be selected in an SEP contract battle between the Swedish telco and the iPhone maker

Incoming jurors may set FRAND rate in Ericsson-Apple contract dispute

IAM Magazine

Next week jurors in Texas will be selected in an SEP contract battle between the Swedish telco and the iPhone maker

Tribal Corp, Stanford Sort Out Contract Fight Over Drug IP

IP Law 360

told a Washington federal judge Monday it has resolved contract breach claims against Stanford University, which it accused of secretly duplicating a potential opioid addiction treatment based on research funded by the tribe and applying for a provisional patent. The Tulalip Tribal Federal Corp.

Ga. Judge Voids Contract Clause For Insurance Agents

IP Law 360

A Georgia judge said a marketing organization can't enforce non-solicitation agreements in its contracts with two independent insurance agents whom it has sued for alleged trade secrets violations, saying the clause is unenforceable under Georgia law

Contract remedies again prove broader than false advertising for pandemic-related suits

43(B)log

Thus, some but not all breach of contract claims survived. References in Columbia’s marketing materials to “the on-campus experience” were often mere puffery “too vague to be enforced as a contract,” such as a statement in a University publication that “Columbia is an in-person kind of place.”

Can Artists Use Their Sale Contracts to Game the System?

Clancco

Great article by Lauren van Haaften-Schick on the artists’ contract. Contracts Feature agreements lauren van haaften-schick robert projansky seth siegelaub the artists contract written agreements

Sports Turf Northwest Sues for Alleged Breach of Contract

Indiana Intellectual Property Law

After negotiating new contract terms, a new agreement (“Agreement”) was apparently entered into on or about May 18, 2018. After the expiration of the Agreement, Sports Turf attempted to negotiate a new contract, but Heinen apparently only wanted an “arrangement” and not a formal contract. Breach of Contract

StudioCanal Sues Distributor Over Ghibli Films Netflix Contract

IP Law 360

A film distribution company is being sued in the High Court after allegedly reneging on a licensing deal for titles made by Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli by making them available on Netflix

What are smart contracts, and how are they regulated and enforced?

Legal Zoom

How are smart contracts regulated and enforced? If there is a breach of contract, do you have the same legal remedies as traditional contracts

State Farm Says No Coverage For CBD Seller's Contract Suit

IP Law 360

A CBD retailer is not entitled to coverage for a suit accusing it of breach of contract and trade secret infringement, a State Farm unit told a California federal court, saying the underlying suit did not allege any claims for which the policy affords coverage

Tips For Evaluating Machine Learning For Contracts Review

IP Law 360

Law firms considering machine learning and natural language processing to aid in contract reviews should keep several best practices in mind when procuring and deploying this nascent technology, starting with identifying their organization's needs and key requirements, says Ned Gannon at eBrevia

Eighth Circuit Says a Browsewrap Might Form a Contract (and It Wasn’t Even a “Browsewrap”)–Foster v. Walmart

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

The court also created a new definition of browsewrap that further plunges online contract formation law into anarchy. * * *. If the buyers went to Walmart.com after they made the purchase, then the terms seek to amend an existing contract formed at the time of purchase. (I’ve

Good Faith Doctrine and NFTs – How a Bored Ape NFT Dilemma May Present Unique Copyright and Contract Issues

IP Watchdog

Can something called a “Bored Ape” be embodied in a non-fungible token (NFT) and be associated with smart contracts? How could this present unique and challenging issues regarding copyright law?

Patent Damages Laws Regarding Apportionment are Inapplicable to Breach of Contract (FRAND) Claims

IP Watchdog