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April 10, 2018, 2:46 pm

If I invent an object, can that be protected under any law? The answer is yes; an invention is protected under an Intellectual Property Rights law as a Patent. It is an exclusive monopolistic right given to the owner to exploit his or her invention for a limited period.

Those who want to obtain a patent must know the following facts:-

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March 31, 2018, 3:44 pm

Introduction

Every coin has two sides likewise, every right granted has duties imposed simultaneously on the right holder. Patent is a negative right given to its holder to stop any other person from using his/ her invention without prior permission. Therefore, this right confers upon its holder obligations to commercialise the paten... Read More

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March 30, 2018, 1:23 pm

The invention of a new thing requires endless amount of time, research and most importantly hard work which has been put in development. How would one feel when after all this hard work someone else uses and claims your invention?

Your invention needs to have recognition and for that one needs to get his or her work patent. It’s a long, tedious and e... Read More

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March 20, 2018, 1:30 pm

One can get international patent protection on their invention in 2 ways:

1. Paris/Conventional Route

In this approach the applicant can either simultaneously file in all desired countries where it want protection or file in one of the 177 signatories of the Paris Convention (PC), that will give the applican... Read More

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March 10, 2018, 3:10 pm

On January 10, 2018, the Delhi High Court passed an important order saying that every patentee is required to submit their patent working information as prescribed by Form 27. The court rejected the contention that such information is confidential, and made it clear that as per the provisions of the Patents Act, 1970, every patentee is mandated to furnish this information wit... Read More

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February 23, 2018, 5:39 pm

Pre-2005 amendment of Patent law, product patenting to pharmaceutical substances were not acknowledged. Introduction of section 3(d) of patent act has helped in preventing the multinational pharmaceutical companies from extending the life of a patent or from ‘ever greening the product’. Hence, this very provision attempts to regulate the granting of such patents by limiting t... Read More

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February 23, 2018, 5:21 pm

While developing a new idea as a product, pioneers naturally put a considerable measure of time into the innovative work of the product. They concentrate on building a business model, getting an increasing number of investors to put resources into the business believing that the product will pick up an early footing in the market. What they overlook is to have a sound Intelle... Read More

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February 20, 2018, 1:23 pm

Apple has filed a patent application, for technology that will reportedly let the user set up wireless charging, with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This feature is expected to be first incorporated in iPhone first, followed by Apple Watch and then the iPad.

The long-range wireless charging, based on Radio Frequency (RF), is on the lines... Read More

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February 14, 2018, 6:17 pm

Technological developments have attained rapid pace that has resulted in extreme industrial competitiveness. Big players are investing enormously to protect their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). On other hand, Start-Ups having limited resources and manpower, struggle to file protection for their IPR. But it is equally important for them as well to protect their invention... Read More

January 31, 2018, 4:41 pm

To obtain a patent, an invention must fulfil three important patentability criteria: non-obvious, useful, and novel. If an invention is obvious to either experts or the general public, it cannot be patented. Obviousness is one of the crucial parameters on which issuance of Patent depends. It helps in determining whether or not an idea or invention is patentable. It is often s... Read More

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