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June 27, 2019, 4:27 pm

INTRODUCTION: Chinese telecom giant Huawei faced heat from ongoing trade war between the US and China, as the company has been barred from seeking any patent relief in the domicile of the US. Macro Rubio, US senator for Florida has put forward an amendment in the proposed US Senate legislation for the purpose of disallowing companies from seeking any sort of... 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... Read More

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December 22, 2018, 10:01 am

Recently, the social media giant Facebook filed a few controversial patents. They are called controversial because rather than being user-friendly the new patents filed could only be an aid to the revenues of the company itself. The latest patent is the one which can predict your destination before you reach it yourself. This patent has been deemed ‘ill-timed’ by some since... Read More

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August 1, 2018, 6:05 pm

Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate based in Seoul. They have had  their manufacturing units in six countries, namely, Vietnam, China, India, Brazil, Indonesia and Korea. Recently, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and South Korean President, Moon Jae-in have inaugurated Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd’s mobile phone factory in Noida. Spread over 35 acres, it is one... Read More

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July 14, 2018, 5:08 pm

Human beings are full of desires. And an exchange has to be made for something against fulfilment of those desires. This “something” can be highly unique, which gave rise to earlier forms of barter transactions, or it can be something more uniform, more acceptable or more universal like currency. A desire is said to have been met when such exchange in the form of transaction... Read More

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June 19, 2018, 10:40 am

The latest Bill is all set to bring about major changes in practice and filing of patent applications. The law proposes a mandatory disclosure of the Geographical Indication or Traditional Knowledge which has been used in order to form the patent. This means that one's the patent is developed using a prior GI or TK then complete information of its usage along with 'Prior... Read More

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May 11, 2018, 5:41 pm

Since the Patent Amendment Rules, 2016 came into force i.e., 16th May, 2016, there was an option given to the attorneys to attend the hearing via “Video Conferencing” under sub rule (6) of rule 28 of Principal Rules, which provides as herein below:

(6) The hearing may also be held through video-conferencing... Read More

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April 30, 2018, 10:56 am

If monkey takes a photographs who will win the rights the copyright- monkey or human? This question went viral with the publication of the selfie of a monkey. Finally, The US Court has answered this controversial topic that has been doing the rounds since 2015.  U.S court decided that, no monkeys can own the copyright because copyright is only applicable to human. Quick... Read More

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March 10, 2018, 3:10 pm

On January 10, 2018, the Delhi High Court passed an important order saying that every patentee is required to submit their patent working information as prescribed by Form 27. The court rejected the contention that such information is confidential, and made it clear that as per the provisions of the Patents Act, 1970, every patentee is mandated to furnish this information... Read More

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February 20, 2018, 1:23 pm

Apple has filed a patent application, for technology that will reportedly let the user set up wireless charging, with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This feature is expected to be first incorporated in iPhone first, followed by Apple Watch and then the iPad.

The long-range wireless charging, based on Radio Frequency (RF), is on the... Read More

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