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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 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 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 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 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 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 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

September 30, 2021, 4:09 pm

After the completion of 30/31 months from the date of filing the local applications, the PCT application is eligible to enter the national or regional phase. Once the applicant has entered the national phase, the national or regional patent Offices concerned begin the process of determining whether they will grant you a patent. Any examination which these Off... Read More

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September 29, 2021, 6:02 pm

Analyzing the intersection of science and patents

A patent plays a pivotal role in safeguarding an innovation by bestowing the inventor with exclusive rights that are enforceable for a certain period of time. Biotechnology is a dynamic domain... Read More

September 28, 2021, 6:05 pm

Exploring the intersection of microorganisms and patent laws

Microorganisms play a crucial role in leading several natural as well as industrial processes. Moreover, they form the backbone of numerous industries such as the pharmaceutical industry, baking goods industry, and brewing industry. In fact, the usage of microorganisms in... Read More

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