President Trump has directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to examine China’s trade  policies thought to harm American intellectual property (IP) rights. Depending on his consultation, a formal investigation against China might be launched which may result in tariffs or other trade sanctions in the future. This move had beenRead More
Last Friday, HBO’s India partner, Star India, leaked the upcoming Game of Thrones episode online. Only a few days earlier hackers broke into HBO’s network and stole 1.5 terabytes of data and released several shows online before their air date, and then those hackers put out another batch of stolen material– along with a ransom note. In theRead More
Ferrari has recently lost their trademark claim on ‘Testarossa’ according to the German court. Ferrari is famous as an Italian sports car manufacturer, the Testarossa, literally ‘red head,’ being one of its most famous models produced between 1984 and 1996. Kurt Hesse, head of the Autec AG toy company, wanted to use the Testarossa on aRead More
With the establishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), India went through its largest fiscal reform since it declared independence. With such a large change, some have been for the better, while other parts have only introduced new problems into the system. The GST replaced several cascading taxes imposed by state and central governments,Read More