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February 23, 2018, 5:39 pm

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

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 Intellectual Property Protection set up before they...Read More

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 the iPhone first, followed by Apple Watch and then the iPad. The long-range wireless charging, based on Radio ...Read More

February 14, 2018, 6:17 pm

Technological developments have attained a 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 inventions. To remove this barrier, and en...Read More

January 31, 2018, 4:41 pm

To obtain a patent, an invention must fulfill 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 o...Read More

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January 19, 2018, 6:14 pm

As reported by Times of India, legal action has been initiated by Sarin Technologies against a diamond manufacturer in the city. Sarin Technologies has been claiming fraudulent use of its Galaxy inclusion mapping technology and software. The company's subsidiary Galatea has initiated the legal proceedings following a long-term discrepancy between the weights of rough stones the Galaxy system was processing ...Read More

January 12, 2018, 4:50 pm

In 2016, Samsung was sued by Huawei in both China and the US for allegedly infringing on multiple wireless communication patents. Today a Shenzhen judge ruled against Samsung. The court has restricted Samsung from selling any product using technology protected by the one patent it found the company to have violated. Samsung has also been ordered to pay a small court fee....Read More

January 12, 2018, 10:51 am

A road to gaining significant profits by commercializing an invention begins with the filing of a patent application for obtaining a patent. There are many common mistakes, which an applicant commits that may lead to undesirable consequences such as failure to obtain the patent even if the invention has the potential to bring high monetary value to the applicant. Some of the com...Read More

December 22, 2017, 9:44 am

Conventional sources of energy have served our needs for a long time. Various devices have been invented to extract conventional energy. Steam Engines, Diesel Engines, and Petrol Engines are some very popular devices used over the globe for the conversion of conventional fuel sources to usable energy. While these fuels are being used since ancient times, they also release pollutants as by-products. Global warmi...Read More

November 27, 2017, 5:34 pm

Amongst many technologies, Television is also the one that has evolved rapidly in the 20th century as a result of market competition. This evolution has come a way long from huge boxes to flat screens with high definition display, which give a more colorful experience than reality itself. In the early ...Read More

November 10, 2017, 11:40 am

With the modernization of industries, automation of various processes using appropriate machines and technologies is increasing exponentially. Implementation of automation helps in achieving high degrees of precision and in performing numerous complex operations in a very quick time. It not only reduces the efforts of humans but also improves the quality of various products. Robotics is ...Read More

November 6, 2017, 11:55 am

Filing a patent application is a necessity for the protection of an invention. A patent helps in restricting others from copying the patentee’s invention/technology. But if the patent application has not been filed in a professional manner, it would not be an easy task to have a patent granted based on the patent application filed. Procedure for grant and further management of a patent includes various steps...Read More

November 6, 2017, 11:50 am

IntroductionA provisional patent application is a temporary application that is never examined, never granted, and never enforceable. This application has to be effectively converted into a non-provisional patent application or a PCT patent application...Read More

October 25, 2017, 11:53 am

Patent Searches are key to evaluate the feasibility of a product/idea/invention before investing much time, capital, and resources, initially. Patent searches help in carrying out due diligence. Below are some of the Patent Searches commonly practiced in the Intellectual Property (IP) Industry:...Read More

October 3, 2017, 5:10 pm

In the modern era, the pharmaceutical industry has been witnessing the introduction of new and improvised drugs in a market that is driven by rapid changes in technology. Over the past decades, many advancements in the pharmaceutical sector had led to the introduction of critically important drugs that saved the lives of millions of people. Major parts of the revenues generated from these drugs are invested in Research and D...Read More

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