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Pricing Covid-19 vaccines too high could backfire on big pharmaceutical companies
A world without global intellectual property would be one of constant electronic warfare. State-backed hacking, such as China apparently tried with Moderna this week, would be a constant threat. Nor would companies enjoy a comfortable relationship with their own governments, who would see them less as engines of growth and more as storehouses of national wealth.
GSTN to hold contest to showcase GST reforms across country
The IT backbone provider of GST has invited entries in form of videos (animation,...
Food & drinks, pharma to be part of India-UK pact: Jayant Krishna, CEO, UKIBC
Krishna also said a trade deal between the UK and EU could be a...
Strides to invest Rs 135 crore to pick about 54% stake in SteriScience Pharma
The business will require a total investment of Rs 400 crore (Rs 250 crore equity and Rs 1,50 crore debt) until it achieves an operational break-even in the next 24 months, the said in a filing to the BSE
Global Innovation Index 2020: India jumps 4 places, ranks among top 50 countries for first time ever
Despite the lockdown, Covid-19 blues, India has jumped four places on the Global Innovation Index 2020 to land at 48th position. India is no...
India breaks into top 50 at Global Innovation Index for the first time
The index is co-published by Cornell University, Insead and the WIPO. It surveys 131 economies around the world, using 80 indicators to gauge both innovative activities and measurable results.
US strategy is to push back against China in every domain, says official
"Our strategy is to push back against China in virtually every domain. We're doing it in the security area. We're doing it in terms of outsized demands to claim sovereign territory, whether it's in the Galwan Valley of India on the India-Chinese border, or in the South Pacific," Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said during third India US Leadership Summit.
US court held punitive damages award of $280 mn in Epic Systems case as excessive: TCS
"In the EPIC Systems Corporation matter, the US Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, Chicago, returned a verdict on the appeal filed by TCS, reducing the damages award. "The Court held that the punitive damages award of USD 280 million is constitutionally excessive and directed the Trial Court to reassess the punitive damages," TCS said in a regulatory filing.
US court reduces damages in TCS- Epic Systems case, company to appeal
“The Court held that the punitive damages award of $280 million is constitutionally excessive and directed the Trial Court to reassess the punitive damages. The Court upheld the compensatory damages award of $140 million,” TCS said in its filing on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
MNCs to gain tremendously from sharing of non-personal data: Kris Gopalakrishnan
An authority which will be set-up to regulate NPD will decide what constitutes a fair or an unfair request for data from a competing company, Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan said on Thursday. “Any such transition will be seen negatively sometimes to start with,” he added.
US and India need to cultivate strong ties to face Chinese threats, says Mike Pompeo
In his virtual keynote address to the annual 'India Ideas Summit' of the US India Business Council (USIBC), Pompeo said it was important that democracies like the US and India work together, especially as they see more clear than ever the true scope of the challenges posed by the Chinese Communist Party.
Recent clashes initiated by PLA latest examples of 'unacceptable behaviour' of CCP: Mike Pompeo
"Our infrastructure projects, our supply chains, our sovereignty, and our people's health and safety are all at risk. If we get it wrong," Pompeo said in his virtual keynote address to the annual 'India Ideas Summit' of the US India Business Council.
India, US ink pact on intellectual property rights
India and the US have signed an agreement on intellectual property rights (IPR) ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit. The Cabinet Wednesday approved an MoU with the US on the issue of IPRs, information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar said.
View: How Covid-19 exposes the need for effective licensing regime for internet music platforms
In the light of the ‘Tips Vs Gaana’ dispute, the need for an effective statutory licensing regime for internet music platforms has come into focus again. Due to the impact of Covid-19, revenues have suffered at Gaana. Some music labels continue to demand irrationally high royalties. Tips demanded unviably high royalties. So, Gaana decided to pull down content, despite which Gaana has been dragged into court.
Piyush Goyal calls for removing hurdles in access to medicines at affordable prices
"The minister called for removing multiple hurdles in access to medicines at affordable prices created by the lopsided WTO rules for protecting intellectual property," a ministry statement said.