October 2021

October 4, 2021, 6:03 pm

Patent thickets: An overview

In his paper titled ‘Navigating the patent thicket: Cross licenses, patent pools, and standard setting’, Carl Shapiro defines patent thickets as “a dense web of overlapping intellectual property rights that a company must hack its way thro Read More

October 8, 2021, 5:16 pm

Bolar exception: An overview

Intellectual property systems are created to incentivize and safeguard the rights of creators and inventors. More specifically, patent regimes that are in place across the world can help safeguard an invention for a limited period of time. Patents carry great relevance in the pharmaceutical industry by Read More

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October 12, 2021, 5:08 pm

Patent Law Treaty: An outline

The Patent Law Treaty is an international multilateral agreement that was concluded and brought into existence through a diplomatic conference that was held at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. The diplomatic conference comprised 53 states as well as th Read More

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October 14, 2021, 11:26 am

In the 21st century, the use of technology is inevitable. From small shopkeepers to giant corporations, lawyers to doctors, everyone relies on some form of technology. However, this field of technology is extremely dynamic. It is constantly evolving. It is therefore important for lawyers and law firms to keep pace with this ever-evolving growth of tech-enabled law practice.

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October 19, 2021, 5:02 pm

India is witnessing remarkable growth in various sectors making it one of the most favorite destinations for investors. With more and more investors coming to India, the number of IPs filing and grant are bound to increase. India witnessed a long journey since 2000 when its GDP at $468.39 billion started to rise phenomenally to almost five times, adding a whopping $2.62 trill Read More

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October 19, 2021, 5:21 pm

The United States of America has always been a global center for the world’s best corporate and industries. Emerging startups and industries are constantly looking to enter the US for their expansion. Hence, it is important to discuss the issues related to the National Phase E Read More

October 23, 2021, 6:00 pm

An overview of the evolution of AI systems

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term that was first coined by John McCarthy from Dartmouth University in 1956. AI systems facilitate machines to comprehend and achieve complex tasks or goals. Often, AIs engage in deep learning or machine learning that would help the AI system absorb eno Read More

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October 26, 2021, 5:01 pm

The function of patent law is to enable a patent holder to prohibit a third party from making, using, selling, importing, or otherwise violating their rights with respect to a patented invention. Primarily, patents can be classified into three types: utility patents, design patents Read More

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October 30, 2021, 3:13 pm

In the latest case, the German Federal Supreme Court ruled that the trademark “Black Friday” is canceled for essential services in the field of advertising, making this legally binding. This trademark has been a public issue for years, which now saw a strict cancellation from the Supreme Court. The big discount day like Black Friday was pretty much known in Germany, where we Read More

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