December 23, 2021, 10:01 am

With a long and tedious process for the patent filing, it is important to be clear with all application processes and the deadlines involved in the midst of the same. The development of a patent is a long and costly process. Like for example, if we talk about the patent portfolio, we can say that after the development of the Patent, various administrative transactions are required in maintaining the patent. These additio...Read More

December 16, 2021, 11:54 am

Delhi High Court recently introduced the Intellectual Property Division (IPD). This decision comes up after the abolishment of various Boards and Appellate Tribunals by Tribunals Reforms (Rationalization and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021, which was promulgated by the President of India and was notified on 4th April 2021. For an effective streamlining and review of a large influx of IPR cases in the Delhi High Court, a committee wa...Read More

December 6, 2021, 5:41 pm

A strongly developing nation in the Southeast Asia region, Indonesia has been growing strongly in terms of its economy. With the world’s largest island country and 14th largest in the world, this country is now home to various multinational corporations in the world. Its capital Jakarta is the world’s second most urban populous area. With its boundary touching major countries such as Singapore, India, Philipp...Read More

December 1, 2021, 7:10 pm

With China emerging as a global tech giant in the world, it has become a favorite destination for the inventor to seek protection for their invention. At the latest EPO Index 2020, all countries show a small dip in the patent filing activity, China taking up the 4th spot has shown an increase in the filing for the said year in 2020 amid pandemic. These increases in the filing show the influx of major companies and foreign bran...Read More

December 1, 2021, 7:04 pm

The picture gives a lot of meaning when it comes to understanding an invention. As has been said in the famous phrase that a picture is worth a thousand words, it substantially fits in the arena of the patent application. There are three main requirements for a patent to be granted for an invention. Firstly, the invention must be novel, secondly, it must involve inventive steps, and finally, it must be capable of industrial applicability. It...Read More

December 1, 2021, 6:57 pm

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 trillion to the economy in 2020. Since contribution towards the economy could be traced back to three major sectors, namely; agrarian, manufacturing, and service, deducing that the growth in the sectors was apparent. However, the growth wasn’t proportionate, wherein the Service s...Read More

November 26, 2021, 2:39 pm

The rapid growth of technology and its globalization has extended the boundaries of its implementation beyond any territorial bounds. Today, every segment of the economy is being expanded worldwide on a large scale. Whether it is the segment of Telecommunication, Electricals, Electronics, Information, and Technology, or Mechanical, the world has seen significant growth in each of them. This has significantly increased the demand for techno...Read More

November 23, 2021, 2:33 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 Entry through Patent Cooperation Tr...Read More

November 18, 2021, 5:57 pm

With medical development in India and more devices being manufactured in India, the Indian Government has bought a change in the law concerning medical devices. Through the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (DCA) and Medical Devices Rules, 2017 (MDR), the Indian Government-regulated 37 categories of medical devices where the manufacture and importer of those medical devices requires a license for those devices. Meanwhile, the change bought...Read More

November 15, 2021, 5:38 pm

The agriculture sector and the importance of patents The agriculture sector, undoubtedly, is one of the largest industries worldwide. The agriculture sector generates over $2.4 trillion for the global economy. Moreover, the global market size of smart agriculture is expected to hit $23.14 billion by 2022. Today, the agriculture sector em...Read More

November 11, 2021, 5:46 pm

With the increasing trends of digital goods and services and others related to the internet, there has been a surge in the trademark registration of marks related to digital or the internet. Such artificial words are often registered as a trademark to denote certain product descriptions. In one of the latest issues, the term 'TOOLTIME' was granted registration of the trademark for the class of software and IT where the F...Read More

November 8, 2021, 5:55 pm

In the latest case concerning a trademark dispute between Zoom and Zoom, the European Court of Justice confirmed that there is no likelihood of confusion even though the goods claimed were under the same class 9, still, the functions are different. This dispute was interestin...Read More

November 5, 2021, 10:09 am

Patents and the gaming industry Gaming can be defined as the running of specialized applications on consoles or personal devices for entertainment purposes. Generally, it is perceived as a hobby and in some cases, a competitive sport. Technological developments, over the years, have significantly advanced the gaming industry. Today, gamin...Read More

November 2, 2021, 3:24 pm

An overview on nanotechnology Nanotechnology can be broadly defined as a domain that deals with the engineering of matter at the scale of atoms and molecules. In nanotechnology, the size of a matter is measured in a billionth of a meter. The field of nanotechnology is also dedicated to studying the use of atomic, molecular, or supermolecular ...Read More

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 also see Hong Kong holding com...Read More