NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR) >
JIPR Vol.15 [2010] >
JIPR Vol.15(5) [September 2010] >


Title: Cyberspace-Conflicting Jurisdictional Spheres of Litigating IPR Claims
Authors: Saha, Tushar Kanti
Keywords: Cyberspace
jurisdiction
copyright
database
trademarks
domain names
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Cyberspace is an amorphous space which operates logically and its domain covers many areas of law and regulation including intellectual property rights infringement nuanced heavily on copyright jurisprudence and trade-related issues. IP protection in cyberspace embraces four clusters, namely, copyright; data protection; trademark, service mark, trade name and trade dress; and domain names.The jurisdictional sphere of cyberspace assumes importance in the light of conflicting claims which are litigated in the traditional mode without a unique model of jurisprudence suitable for resolution of myriad jurisdictional issues emanating from technological innovation. A single transaction in cyberspace may involve the laws of at least three jurisdictions: (1) the laws of the state/nation in which the user resides, (2) the laws of the state/nation where the server hosting the transaction is located, and (3) the laws of the state/nation which apply to the person or business with whom the transaction takes place.The paper explores how the traditional principles of jurisdiction are being adapted to amenability of jurisdiction of cyberspace-origin cases.
Page(s): 364-373
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1076 (Online); 0971-7544 (Print)
Source:JIPR Vol.15(5) [September 2010]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
JIPR 15(5) 364-373.pdf116.96 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 853 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 558641 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 30-Jul-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in