Patent

June 7, 2018, 5:34 pm

The fast pace at which technology is developing in the world is reflected in the creative inventions that are coming up every day. Nowadays, people are increasingly aware of the value of their ideas and seek to protect them from the competition. The most prominent way to do so is by getting their creations patented. However, taking an invention from an idea to an actual... Read More

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June 23, 2021, 10:12 am

The patent waiver proposed by India and South Africa and supported by various other countries has been revised proposing the temporary waiver to be for at least three years. This revision comes amid the uncertainty regarding the effectiveness of the vaccine for children and against new variants and was aimed to narrow down the scope of the waiver.  

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June 21, 2021, 5:30 pm

The United States Patent Office issues a patent for a wearable artificial kidney to Nephrologists Victor Gura, MD, Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of Wearable Artificial Organs Inc. The clinical trial is expected to start this year to test the third-generation device. The Patentee Gura is an... Read More

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June 12, 2021, 10:06 am

Xiaomi, a Chinese multinational electronic company has been granted a patent for its under-screen flip camera. The company headquarters in Beijing is a major electronic company that works in the industry of Smartphone mobile apps, laptop home appliances, bags, shoes, consumer electronics. Xiaomi undoubtedly has a major consumer base in the electronic market with having... Read More

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June 4, 2021, 10:00 am

With the highly developed economy in the world, Japan sets itself apart as the global center of a technologically advanced country. As per the data released by IMF and World Bank, Japan is the third-largest economy in the world by nominal GDP and fourth-largest in terms of purchasing power parity. It’s the world’s second-largest developed economy. With such huge economic... Read More

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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

May 28, 2021, 9:24 pm

Patents provide the proprietor the right to effectively monetize the invention and have the monopoly of the same. With such utmost importance, the various companies are seeking patent protection in those fields where it taking patent protection was never thought of. One such industry is the video games... Read More

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May 10, 2021, 10:11 pm

The Enlarged Board of Appeal in the European Patent Convention is the highest judicial authority having the main task of uniform application of EPC. In one of the recent cases concerning the computer-implemented invention, the examining division refused the application on the reason of lack of inventive step (European patent application 03793825.5). The applicant appealed to... Read More

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May 5, 2021, 9:59 pm

With the increase in patent filing around the world, the European Patent Office (EPO) comes up with the Patent Index 2020 addressing the filing activity going on at the EPO office in the last year. The year 2020 mostly went into tackling the pandemic, the effect of which has been substantially visible with the... Read More

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May 3, 2021, 11:36 pm

The structure of patent application claims in the PCT application for Europe sometimes requires strict adherence to the rules. The EPO is strict towards having the requirement of unity of inventions and also with the conciseness of independent claims. These issues are often faced... Read More

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