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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September 28, 2020, 3:33 pm

The PCT patent application or International patent application generally has two phases, 1) International Phase and 2) National Phase. The PCT patent application has to be nationalized in specific countries before the expiration of the international phase. The... Read More

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September 24, 2020, 9:40 am

The international (PCT) patent application plays the role of an international patent application for a certain period of time or until national phase entry in each of the national countries. The PCT patent application does not result in a grant of a patent, however, the applicant or inventor can prosecute the PCT patent application with International search authority (ISA)... Read More

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September 15, 2020, 5:53 pm

The PCT patent application or the International patent application has an effect of a national patent application for a certain period of time. After that period, the PCT patent application is converted into national phase patent applications where patent protection is required. The PCT patent application can be amended under Article 19 and Article 34 of the Patent... Read More

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August 31, 2020, 6:48 pm

Australia Patent Office has amended some of the official fees for patent/patent applications to recover the costs from administering intellectual property (IP) rights and their associated legislation. The changes to the official fees will commence from October 1, 2020. A summary of the patent/patent application fee changes is discussed below.

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August 27, 2020, 5:51 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) latest decision, in IBSA Institut Biochimique, S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., affirmed a District Court's decision that the asserted claims relating to a pharmaceutical composition were invalid as indefinite under 35 U.S.C §112.

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August 22, 2020, 12:44 pm

Paris Convention

The Paris Convention is one of the first international intellectual property treaty formed between numerous countries. The Paris Convention was signed in the year 1883 in Paris, France by eleven countries. Presently, the Paris Convention has 177 countries as contracting parties. The Paris Convention applies to all... Read More

July 25, 2020, 4:05 pm

The patent registration process in India involves numerous steps such as filing a patent application, publication of the patent application, examination of the patent application, grant of the patent application, and maintenance of the issued patent. The typical time period to receive the grant of the patent application in India is 4 -5 years. In India, the examination of... Read More

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April 30, 2020, 10:40 am

An individual or any other legal entity would decide to file a patent application to better leverage technical innovation. For a person or entity desirous of obtaining better leverage from their technical innovation, one thing they should definitely consider is the country(ies) where they wish to file an application and thereby secure patent protection. While doing so, a... 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 and... Read More

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