Patent Licensing

January 31, 2022, 9:50 am

As strange as it may sound, a country’s overall economic growth and development are often judged by one of the most unconventional parameters which not only depict the need for patents but also help in bridging the gap in technology that exists between a developed and a developing nation. A classic example of this would be to imagine the Gen-Z world without a smartphone or a... Read More

January 27, 2022, 6:57 pm

Australia has been one of the most sought countries to expand one’s business. With a high GDP per capita low rate of poverty and having a strong average wealth, Australia has been growing in terms of a strong economy. With the highest median wealth in the world, a major corporation is planning to have their business in Australia, and for that majority of the files for the... Read More

December 1, 2021, 7:10 pm

With China emerging as a global tech giant in the world, it has become a favorite destination for the inventor to seek protection for their invention. At the latest EPO Index 2020, all countries show a small dip in the patent filing activity, China taking up the 4th spot has shown an increase in the filing for the said year in 2020 amid pandemic. These increases... Read More

November 26, 2021, 2:39 pm

The rapid growth of technology and its globalization has extended the boundaries of its implementation beyond any territorial bounds. Today, every segment of the economy is being expanded worldwide on a large scale. Whether it is the segment of Telecommunication, Electricals, Electronics, Information, and Technology, or Mechanical, the world has seen significant growth in each of them. This... Read More

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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