Patent Licensing

August 6, 2021, 4:41 pm

Cell Source Inc. announced that they have received two patents for their Veto Cell Technology, which has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The first patent is the “Veto Cells Generated from Memory T Cells” and the second patent is the “Method of Transplantation and Disease Treatment.”... Read More

June 30, 2021, 3:44 pm

Russia’s Supreme Court rejected US Company Gilead Sciences lawsuit challenging the Russian government’s decision for development and marketing anti-covid-19 drug Remdesivir with the consent of Gilead.  Pharmasyntez, a Russian drugmaker has been granted a compulsory license by the Russian government to manufacture the drug under various names without Gilead’s consent.

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June 26, 2021, 4:54 pm

Ending the legal battle in Germany, carmaker Daimler has agreed to pay royalties fees to Nokia for using its patent. This marks the end of the legal battle between the technologies and car companies over the payment of royalties.

Through licensing revenues, Nokia earns $1.7 billion each year. These royalties come from the usage of navigation systems... Read More

February 12, 2021, 10:28 am

Compulsory licensing is the process whereby an authorization is given to the third party by the government to make, use or sell the particular product and even to use the process of the patent, without the consent of the patent owner. This process gives a free hand to the third party to exploit the patent as they want according to the use in that particular circumstance.... Read More

August 22, 2020, 12:44 pm

Paris Convention

The Paris Convention is one of the first international intellectual property treaties 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... Read More

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 a license fee from Verizon Inc[1] captured the interest of almost every patent enthusiast around... Read More

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July 13, 2018, 6:28 pm

Compulsory Licensing is an authorization 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 the 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 the patent application filed. Procedure for grant and further management... Read More

November 6, 2017, 11:50 am

Introduction

A provisional patent application is a temporary application that is never examined, never granted, and never enforceable. This application has to be effectively converted into a non-provisional patent application or a PCT... Read More

October 25, 2017, 11:53 am

Patent Searches are key to evaluate the feasibility of a product/idea/invention before investing much time, capital, and resources, initially. Patent searches help in carrying out due diligence. Below are some of the Patent Searches commonly practiced in the Intellectual Property (IP) Industry:

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