Say Cheese! – the scope of copyright for Paparazzi.

Written By- Manish S Reddy With the advent of social media, the current era has witnessed gladiator fights in the copyright arena wherein, the lines on how what can be copyrighted and what cannot with respect to reproduction through fair – use and licensing has become blurred, with the work becoming very convenient to reproduce. […]

Patent of the week- Washing Machine

Washing machines today are an integral part of the modern society and is a necessity to keep clothes clean and fresh. It requires minimal human intervention and can be done by anyone without owning a specialized skill. In the late 19th century there were certain hindrances and problems with the development of washing machines wherein the clothes […]

Patent of the week- Sleep detection and driver alert apparatus

Safety is always considered a priority by the automobile manufacturers and through various processes they always strive to always improve upon the safety functionality in the vehicles, but that alone does not prevent accidents from ever occurring. Most of the accidents which occur are due to human errors. Accidents due to the driver falling asleep […]

Patent of the week-Total artificial hearts and cardiac assist devices powered and controlled by reversible electrohydraulic energy converters

From the early 1950’s to the late 1970’s over a  hundred U.S. patents had been issued for inventions involved with artificial blood pumps, energy conversion systems to power these blood pumps, and methods of their control. Extensive animal experimentation had been conducted using some of these devices. In the late 1970’s the longest duration during […]

Patent of the Week-Color photography

Photography has been advancing over the past century while making exponential progress over the past 2 decades. In the present every phone is equipped with the most advanced technology capable to capture the most clear and beautiful photos without any hindrance whatsoever at any moment and displaying the resulting image immediately .     Colour […]

Patent of the week- Musical toy

Apart from fun and games for kids, today toys and many playing instruments are coming with lots of special features, thereby aiming to provide an opportunity to children to learn as well as to develop different skills while playing. Among different types of such toys having learning features, Musical toy seems to be more beneficial […]

Patent of the week- Mechanical toy

Children are often fond of toys. Today with the advancement of technologies, toys are coming with versatile features which make the game more interesting and entertaining. Mechanical toy is one among them which comes with different mechanisms, depending upon which these toys can perform a range of motions. On 20th September, 1887 Oassius M. Bartholomew got […]

Today’s Trademark- Safeway

Safeway was founded in April 1915 (104 years ago) in American Falls, Idaho, U.S by Marion Barton who was an American businessman and leading member of the Skaggs Family of retailers who expanded the predecessor of Safeway into a major supermarket chain. The logo of Safeway is a stylized white “S” (under which it operates) […]


Sonic is the nation’s largest chain of drive-in fast-food restaurants. The corporation evolved from the Top Hat Drive-In (later Sonic) in Shawnee, Oklahoma, a restaurant founded in 1953 by Troy Smith. Restaurant founder Troy Smith tried his hand at running a number of restaurants, from diners and steakhouses to a root beer stand in Shawnee, […]