Intellectual Property

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... Read More

September 27, 2021, 5:35 pm

The pandemic has affected economies to a great extent, affecting businesses. Last month, a surge in the delta variant of the Covid-19 cases was seen in various Asian Countries. Some of the Asian countries such as Malaysia, Philippines have seen record numbers in terms of daily infection with Indonesia posting record numbers of 1.492 death in one day. Even after the... Read More

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September 25, 2021, 6:04 pm

With the latest numbers on the floor, filing for IP protection has been increased by 20% in the first half of 2021 in the Philippines. This increase demonstrates the recovering economy with easing lockdown restrictions in the Philippines, where the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) was successful in reiterating the IP... Read More

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August 11, 2021, 4:18 pm

With the booming e-commerce industry, in the first move, e-commerce giant Amazon launched its Intellectual Property Accelerator (IP Accelerator) program in India. With more sellers, who themselves are the brand owners, on the website; this program will assist those sellers in providing any IP issues by connecting them with IP specialists and legal firms. As per the statement... Read More

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July 15, 2021, 10:20 am

Intellectual Property has always played an increasingly significant role in today’s technology-driven industry. Patents are an important IP asset for an organization. Hence, the innovative strength of an organization subsequently can be measured through its patenting activities. Not only with the number of the patents, but the quality of the patent is what makes... Read More

July 13, 2021, 10:58 am

The market is filled with technological inventions and with more competition; the value of IP has been on the rise. This increased value substantiates the reason for having effective strategic IP management. Primarily, now going into the perspective of Strategic IP management,... Read More

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June 30, 2021, 10:30 am

India, along with eight other countries has been placed in the Priority Watch List for IP protection and enforcement by the United States. The countries are Argentina, Chile, China, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and Venezuela.

Special 301 Report and India

The Special 301 Report... Read More

June 1, 2021, 9:51 pm

With the incoming of Intellectual Property Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and other measures) Act 2020, it provides multiple amendments to the Design Act 2003, Patents Act 1990, and the Trade Marks Act 1995 to phase out the innovation patent system. Due to the act, the applicant will no longer be permitted to file the... Read More

April 23, 2021, 8:59 am

Intellectual property plays a significant role in increasing the stake of the company. Previously, it was assumed that only tangible assets hold the major proportion of the company’s valuation but this was changed gradually. Now the intangible assets have a major stake in the company’s valuation. These importances of the intangible assets which are intellectual property have... Read More

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April 21, 2021, 5:54 pm

The Patent Act 1977, specifies that the patent will be infringed if it is granted and in force and without consent. Section 60 states that the subject to the provisions of this section, a person infringes a patent for an invention if, but only if, while the patent is in force, he does any of the following things in the United Kingdom concerning the invention without the... Read More

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