Patent

January 31, 2018, 4:41 pm

To obtain a patent, an invention must fulfill 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

January 12, 2018, 10:51 am

A road to gaining significant profits by commercializing an invention begins with the filing of a patent application for obtaining a patent. There are many common mistakes, which an applicant commits that may lead to undesirable consequences such as failure to obtain the patent even if the... 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 the 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 the 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 a very quick time. It not only reduces the efforts of humans but also improves the quality of various products... Read More

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 patent application else it will automatically expire unless a corresponding utility application is... 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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October 3, 2017, 5:10 pm

In the modern era, the pharmaceutical industry has been witnessing the introduction of new and improvised drugs in a market that is driven by rapid changes in technology. Over the past decades, many advancements in the pharmaceutical sector had led to the introduction of critically important drugs that saved the lives of millions of people. Major parts of the revenues... Read More

October 3, 2017, 3:34 pm

Registration for a patent allows an Applicant to limit unauthorized use of its invention by others. However, patent rights are territorial in nature, meaning that the applicability of patent is restricted to the territory in which it is granted. As a result, in order to protect an invention in different countries, separate patent applications need to be filed in desired... Read More

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