Patent

February 24, 2021, 10:03 am

In an increasingly knowledge‐driven economy, the individual or the business will invariably need creative or inventive ideas or concepts to improve an existing feature, add a useful new feature to your product or develop a new product. The market demands more creative ideas that can make life much easier. The business must develop such an idea or concept that solves a technical problem in an unexpectedly new...Read More

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February 23, 2021, 11:07 am

Getting a Patent is a long process and involves various steps. The disclosure has to be made to the public in all forms. The whole process from the filing of the patent till the grant of the patent requires more or less around 3-4 years and all steps are bound by respective deadlines, failing of which can result in loss of patent application.

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February 18, 2021, 10:09 am

Patent agents are professionally licensed practitioners who have the license to practice before the patent office of the country. The patent agent has a lot of responsibility when it comes to preparation of the document and filing the same before the patent office and also advising with regards to patentability. When it comes to assisting inventors with completing and submitting all patent-application paperwork, paten...Read More

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February 8, 2021, 5:53 pm

The case of Ferid Allani vs. Assistant Controller of Patents discusses an important perspective with regards to the scope and applicability of Section 3(k) of the Patents Act. Section 3(k) denotes that the inventions which are mathematical or business methods or a computer program per se cannot be patented. The patent application<%...Read More

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January 28, 2021, 10:52 am

The latest case of Vectura vs. GlaxoSmithKline offers various insights on well-versed areas of patent law. This case touched upon aspects such as claim construction, infringement, and damages. Vectura Ltd. sued GlaxoSmithKline LLC and Glaxo Group Ltd. in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, alleging that GSK infringed Vectura’s U.S. Patent No. 8,303,991 (9...Read More

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January 25, 2021, 10:14 am

For the patent ideas are the assets. In the technological era, an invention stands out of others due to its unique idea. A patent does protect the intellectual property but it remains in a gloomy area while protecting it in different jurisdictions. Patent translation comes up for the rescue of an applicant who seeks protection in mul...Read More

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April 14, 2020, 9:39 pm

Broadcom Inc., a global corporation with technological expertise in the development, manufacture, and supply of a wide range of semiconductor and infrastructure software products, for use in the data center, networking, software, broadband, wireless, and storage, and industrial markets has recently had a filed lawsuit of patent infringement against Netflix, popular an...Read More

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April 3, 2020, 4:33 pm

The increased fee of the European Patent Office (EPO) comes into effect from Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The EPO is known to increase its fees every two years and the last revision was made in 2018.  This decision is taken by the European Patent Office’s Administrative Council on 12 December 2019 (CA/D 12/19) by amending Articles 2 and 7 of the Rules relating to Fe...Read More

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August 28, 2019, 10:20 am

A couple of years back[i], the Indonesian Parliament enacted the new Patent law, with the view to overcoming the loopholes in the existing law and taking it at par with other countries and international standards. This...Read More

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July 16, 2019, 11:54 am

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The protection of the intellectual property is playing a very important role in India. In the past two or three decades, a number of changes have been made to IP policy and regulation in India to increase the protection of intellectual property i.e. patent, trademark, copyright, design, and geographical indic...Read More

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July 15, 2019, 4:08 pm

Rumours that a probable foldable surface tablet is to be brought to the market by Microsoft about on 2020 are making the rounds. A novel patent application for the same has been published describing the unique features of a new foldable device. The application reveals the foldable device with a strong focus on the hinge mechanism which is almost similar to that of a Surface Book. The Patent for the same was first filed on 22nd D...Read More

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May 28, 2019, 6:23 pm

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Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of all types including patents have territorial jurisdiction. This means that the rights granted by any of these Intellectual Property protections are limited, restricted, and applicable only within the territory of the country where such protection or IPR has been issued and granted. However, every investor...Read More

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May 20, 2019, 9:10 am

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The patentability of an idea is one of the controversial topics faced during the grant of patents. There is a very fine line difference between an idea and an invention because every invention is first an idea which later matures and gets patented. On the face of it, it seems that there is no substantial way to protect an idea under intellectual prope...Read More

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February 14, 2019, 12:43 pm

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Trade Secret or Patents! What to choose between both? A Big Confusion in the head of the company. The two have more differences than similarities.

Patents give you the exclusive right to exclude others from making, selling, using, or importing a particular product or service in exchange for full public disclosu...Read More

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January 30, 2019, 4:51 pm

The Drug Prices Control Order (DPCO), 2013, which as estimated by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), has helped patients save over Rs. 15,000cr since its enactment has been amended by the Drugs (Prices Control) Amendment Order, 2019, by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers in favor of drugmakers, manufacturing new drugs, and drugs treating orphan/rare diseases.

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