Patent Licensing

August 20, 2019, 6:18 pm

1. BACKGROUND

1.1 Why was Huawei in the news?

Recently, Huawei’s demand for 1 billion USD as license fee from Verizon Inc[1] captured interest of almost every patent enthusiast around the... Read More

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July 13, 2018, 6:28 pm

Compulsory Licensing is an authorisation given to a person to use a patented invention without any permission from the patent holder of that invention. It is a boon for all the under-developed and developing countries, but the developed countries are against it.The reason is that the under-developed and developing countries do not have enough revenue to fund research;... Read More

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November 6, 2017, 11:55 am

Filing a patent application is a necessity for protection of an invention. A patent helps in restricting others from copying the patentee’s invention/technology. But if the patent application has not been filed in a professional manner, it would not be an easy task to have a patent granted based on... Read More