Tag: law and technology

Law and Technology

By Nabarun Chandra Ray, GNLU  Editors Note: Technology interacts with social, economic and legal frameworks to set the basic ‘affordances’ and constraints of human activity over time. The most significant present transformation revolves about computers and the emergence of the networked information economy. These new technological and economic conditions are […]

Rights under the Semiconductor Act, 2000

By Soumik Chakraborty Editor’s Note: The Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Layout-Design Act, 2000, protects original, inherently distinctive layout-designs that have not been previously commercially exploited. Registration is a necessary pre-requisite for protection.  The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000 gives recognition to a new form of intellectual property, namely, the ‘layout-designs’ used […]