patent

March 31, 2018, 3:44 pm

Introduction

Every coin has two sides likewise, every right granted has duties imposed simultaneously on the right holder. Patent is a negative right given to its holder to stop any other person from using his/ her invention without prior permission. Therefore, this right confers upon its holder obligations to commercialise the... Read More

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March 30, 2018, 1:23 pm

The invention of a new thing requires endless amount of time, research and most importantly hard work which has been put in development. How would one feel when after all this hard work someone else uses and claims your invention?

Your invention needs to have recognition and for that one needs to get his or her work patent. It’s a long, tedious and... Read More

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March 10, 2018, 3:10 pm

On January 10, 2018, the Delhi High Court passed an important order saying that every patentee is required to submit their patent working information as prescribed by Form 27. The court rejected the contention that such information is confidential, and made it clear that as per the provisions of the Patents Act, 1970, every patentee is mandated to furnish this information... Read More

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January 31, 2018, 4:41 pm

To obtain a patent, an invention must fulfil three important patentability criteria: non-obvious, useful, and novel. If an invention is obvious to either experts or the general public, it cannot be patented. Obviousness is one of the crucial parameters on which issuance of Patent depends. It helps in determining whether or not an idea or invention is patentable. It is often... Read More

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January 12, 2018, 4:50 pm

In 2016, Samsung was sued by Huawei in both China and the US for allegedly infringing on multiple wireless communication patents. Today a Shenzhen judge ruled against Samsung. The court has restricted Samsung from selling any product using technology protected by the one patent it found the company to have violated. Samsung has also been ordered to pay a small court fee.... Read More

December 22, 2017, 9:44 am

Conventional sources of energy have served our needs for a long time. Various devices have been invented to extract conventional energy. Steam Engines, Diesel Engines, and Petrol Engines are some very popular devices used over the globe for conversion of conventional fuel sources to usable energy. While these fuels are being used since ancient times, they also release... Read More

November 10, 2017, 11:40 am

With modernization of industries, automation of various processes using appropriate machines and technologies is increasing exponentially. Implementation of automation helps in achieving high degrees of precision and in performing numerous complex operations in very quick time. It not only reduces the efforts of humans but also improves the quality of various products.... 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

November 6, 2017, 11:50 am

Introduction

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

October 25, 2017, 11:53 am

Patent Searches are key to evaluate 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 Intellectual Property (IP) Industry:

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