February 26, 2022, 5:47 pm

Introduction: Antibiotic tablets development and dissemination is one of a handful of early twentieth-century breakthrough innovations that altered health, clinical practice, and industry. Sulfa medicines (discovered in Germany in the 1930s), penicillin (invented in the United Kingdom in the 1930s, but initially mass produced ...Read More

February 22, 2022, 10:19 am

IntroductionEver-greening of patents - A boon or bane is a procedure in which the patent rights are renewed without any improvement in the medicinal effectiveness of the drug. Simply said, the patents are extended for another twenty years with no improvement in the drug%2...Read More

February 22, 2022, 10:11 am

Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)A standard-essential patent (hereinafter referred to as SEP) is one that can be properly mapped onto a mandated industry standard, so that a product that meets that standard infringes on the patent. SEPs are widely used in the mobile telephony and telecommunications business, which is highly standardized due to the need fo...Read More

January 31, 2022, 9:50 am

As strange as it may sound, a country’s overall economic growth and development are often judged by one of the most unconventional parameters which not only depict the need for patents but also help in bridging the gap in technology that exists between a developed and a developing nation. A classic example of this would be to imagine the Gen-Z world without a smartphone or a car, or something as trivial as a toothbrush!...Read More

January 27, 2022, 6:57 pm

Australia has been one of the most sought countries to expand one’s business. With a high GDP per capita low rate of poverty and having a strong average wealth, Australia has been growing in terms of a strong economy. With the highest median wealth in the world, a major corporation is planning to have their business in Australia, and for that majority of the files for the ...Read More

January 14, 2022, 10:05 am

This Guide outlines the provisions relevant to the filing of European patent applications, offering practical advice to smooth the way to a European patent. In addition, it briefly describes the post-grant procedures carried out by the EPO. It cannot, however, go into the details or specific issues of the European patent grant or ...Read More

January 11, 2022, 6:15 pm

Having some similarities with that of the generic drug framework under the Hatch Waxman Act in the US, the initiation of China’s patent linkage system will affect the generic drug industry in China. Introducing PTE allows the extension of the 20-year term of the patent. This extension is done to compensate for the period being used for the process of ma...Read More

December 29, 2021, 11:26 am

To apply for a patent globally, many countries such as China, Japan, Korea, Brazil, among many others require translations in their language, making it critical to have translations done in such a manner that the most appropriate and technically relevant translated words are used consistently, as the similar words may have different meanings and interpretations in different geographical l...Read More

December 23, 2021, 9:53 am

With the increase in the patent application filing in foreign countries from India, it becomes important to understand the procedure associated with foreign filing, United States has always been a major destination for investors and it is no doubt that Indian invests hugely in the US. The procedure for the foreign filing is simple and...Read More

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