We understand that you are engaged in the development of the Mobile Application for schools (“App”) and wish to obtain a general understanding of the requirements to be complied by you pursuant to your business. In light of the same, please find below a brief response to the specific queries raised by you :
2. Intellectual Property:
Intellectual Property in India includes trademarks, copyrights and patents. Early identification and obtaining registrations is a key for driving higher, value of the business of any e-commerce enterprise.
In light of the same, it is advisable that you obtain a trademark registration under the trademark laws of India for the logo, name and other specifications of the App to enable the owner of the App to ensure that no third party shall use the same trademark for any other business by making inconsequential additions or deletions.
In addition, a copyright registration under the applicable copyright laws can be obtained for the source code of the software of the App which will enable you to protect your rights towards it.
Further, the applicable patent laws of India govern invention of a new article, process and method subject to certain conditions as provided in statute.
We have provided you with the basic guidelines for your reference. Do reach out to us for any further information and clarification in this regard.