A design registration or an industrial design right is an intellectual property right that protects the visual aspects or the aesthetics of any product. Shape and configuration protection warrants a design registration. The way an object looks, its shape, visual appearance, colour, texture, material, lines and contours are all part of the design aspect of a product.
Angela Saini is a science journalist who has written for the BBC, the Economist, New Scientist, Science, and Wired. She was named European Young Science Writer of the Year in 2009. She is the author of the book “Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World”
A patent essentially relates to inventions in the field of science and technology. A patent is a set of exclusive legal rights granted by a state (national government) to the inventor or his assignee for a limited period of time until that invention can be made publicly known. A patent is a monopoly of sorts which allows a patent owner to carve his own niche in the marketplace by defining their ‘new’ territory.
Cite.co is a open corporate community & knowledge-base that was founded by Sidhartha Roy and has been running for more than 6 years now. They just crossed serving 100 Million unique visitors and here they share some of the lessons they’ve learnt…
When we talk about the future of retail, we cannot margin out brick and mortar stores altogether! There are multiple reasons for stores beyond the online medium to exist various studies and observations indicate this:
In an article we posted earlier in the day, our guest author pointed out how difficult entrepreneurs find to fit into normal process and system driven companies. The restlessness and urge to do something new all the time is something only a startup can fulfill. Big corporates with their long-winded hierarchy and structures cannot match [...] Read More
Vijay had graduated from an engineering college and had secured what many would call a dream job. He was happy with his life and how it was all taking shape. But hardly a year into his job, he could feel the sheen peeling off. It wasn’t anymore that exciting; he was feeling like just another cog in the wheel. He wanted to do something more worthwhile but he didn’t know what and how.
MoveInSync, a Bangalore based company has created a SaaS based ERP solution that can help companies organize and efficiently manage their employee transportation system. Called Employee Transportation Solution(ETS), the tool is useful to not just create pick-up and drop routes effectively. But it also eliminates the need to maintain paper logs that requires the driver and the employee using the service to input data manually.
As the noise around Union Budget 2013 increases, everyone is getting their wishlist out. The finance minister of India will be the most sought after person for the next few days. Most thought leaders and industry bigwigs want the budget to rein in inflation, provide for tax regimes and put the economy back on a [...] Read More
In its December 2012 edition, the Caravan magazine published a profile of Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief of Times Now news channel, portraying him as an insecure, distrustful bully who settled for nothing less than complete and ultimate control of everything and everyone around him. The profile generously put to use quotes from Goswami’s former and current colleagues. “He isn’t a conformist, but he wants conformists working for him,” complained a manager. “He didn’t want a situation where employees are capable of making decisions for themselves. It’s an insecurity…” said an editor. “You are dealing with an individual who is deeply complex, unstable and absolutely vindictive,” summed up scathingly a former subordinate.