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Resolutions via IBC see a big fall in third quarter

Data from the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) showed that financial creditors realised just 12% of their claims in the quarter-ended December, down from 34% in the quarter-ended September. Bankers said falling recoveries from the IBC and delays in resolution have pushed them to seek solutions out of the courts.

US defence chief warns of Huawei 'threat' to NATO

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Huawei is hit with racketeering charge in expanding US case

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  • The pacts provide for cooperation in areas of investment, transport, ports, culture and industrial and intellectual property rights. Portugal is an important country for India in Southern Europe, and bilateral ties have witnessed a steady progress in the last 15 years. In October 2005, Portugal extradited Abu Salem and Monica Bedi to face terror charges.

    India holds the distinction of being the most innovative country in central and southern Asia and lies among the global leaders in some of the key parameters like graduates in science and engineering, the quality of universities, ICT exports, and gross capital formation. India has also made improvements in the overall intellectual property environment.

    ``Through excessive territorial claims, debt-trap diplomacy, violations of international agreements, theft of intellectual property, military intimidation and outright corruption, the Communist Party of China seeks to control the flow of trade, finance, communications, politics and a way of life throughout the Indo-Pacific,'' Davison said.

    IIT Delhi has filed 150 IPs in 2019 - a 20% increase over 2018 figures. Also, compared to last year, we have seen a four-fold increase in revenue from our IP licensing activities. We have also initiated programs to foster increased student and faculty participation in deep technology start-ups that are backed by strong IP,” Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said.

    Talking about startups, the Finance Minister added that the base for knowledge driven enterprises needs to be expanded and several measures are planned in this regard which will benefit early stage startups.

    Xi, in his first phone call with Trump since the coronavirus outbreak in December, told the US President that China had launched a "people's war" against the epidemic that has been wreaking havoc in China and across the world.

    This will promote and safeguard patents at a time when protecting IPR has assumed global significance, as it had become one of the major talk points in the ongoing US-China trade negotiations.

    The platforms could be proprietary software used to host educational content or process mortgages. IT companies are betting on a platform play to help offset margin contraction caused by the increasing commoditisation of their core business. Software companies need to make one-off investments in building the platform, but the returns could be exponential if a slew of customers adopt it.

    “Current patent laws treat Artificial Intelligence software inventions as logical algorithms implemented on the computer. While patent eligibility of algorithms is valid, there is little about how to deal with inventions that are heuristic in nature,” the report found.

    The boost given to digital and emerging technologies as the pivot for a disruptive new economy is very heartening to note. On the recent visit of NASSCOM leaders to Israel, we saw a huge collaborative opportunity to adopt their successful practices as an incubator and catalyst for driving innovation through deep technologies.

    Chetan Krishnaswamy, director of public policy at Google, said there were concerns around intellectual property rights, possible de-anonymisation of personal data, legal liabilities and a lack of safeguards. He made these comments at a panel discussion at ITechLaw conference in Bengaluru on Friday.

    Puri said having entered 12 new FMCG categories in last five years, ITC is now focussed on scaling up some of these categories rather than adding newer ones.

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