Patents

June 7, 2018, 5:34 pm

The fast pace at which technology is developing in the world is reflected in the creative inventions that are coming up every day. Nowadays, people are increasingly aware of the value of their ideas and seek to protect them from competition. The most prominent way to do so is by getting their creations patented. However, taking an invention from an idea to an actual patent... Read More

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July 16, 2019, 11:54 am

Introduction:

Protection of intellectual property is playing a very important role in India. In the past two or three decades, a number of changes have been made to IP policy and regulation in India to increase the protection of intellectual property i.e. patent, trademark, copyright, design and geographical indication. India signed... Read More

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May 20, 2019, 9:10 am

Introduction

Patentability of an idea is one of the controversial topics faced during the grant of patents. There is a very fine line difference between an idea and an invention because every invention is first an idea which later matures and gets patented. On the face of it, it seems that there is no substantial way to protect an... Read More

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December 17, 2018, 12:23 pm

Since eons, humans have tried to create convenience. Be it the kindling of a fire or the development of the technology of a smart phone that detects your location and is linked to your bank account, humans have constantly tried to create a technology, that stands on par with the functioning of normal human brain.

However, in the bid to develop... Read More

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December 14, 2018, 4:33 pm

Non-patent exclusivity or Regulatory exclusivity is the core profit driver of the pharma industry. The rationale behind introducing regulatory exclusivity for drug products was that the amount of time taken to gain approval to market the drug product often leaves little viable protection period for the drug product under patents. Patents are often filed during the early... Read More

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June 14, 2018, 1:50 pm

Patent application is an official request filed by the applicant for the grant of a patent or invention done by him, and to obtain the permission the applicant must file an application at a patent office. A patent application can be filed with Indian Patent Office either with provisional specification  or  with complete specification.... Read More

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March 20, 2018, 1:30 pm

One can get international patent protection on their invention in 2 ways:

1. Paris/Conventional Route

In this approach the applicant can either simultaneously file in all desired countries where it want protection or file in one of the 177 signatories of the Paris Convention (PC), that will give the... 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 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

October 3, 2017, 5:10 pm

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

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