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August 25, 2020, 9:51 am

Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) in its order, OA/47/2020/PT/DEL dated July 20, 2020, says a divisional patent application filed from a parent patent application after the unity of objection cannot be rejected based on the parent patent application/patent and set aside the decision dated January 02, 2020 (Impugned order), of Assistant Controller of Patents...Read More

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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 all intellectual property ...Read More

July 25, 2020, 4:05 pm

The patent registration process in India involves numerous steps such as filing a patent application, publication of the patent application, examination of the patent application, grant of the patent application, and maintenance of the issued patent. The typical time period to receive the grant of the patent application in India is 4 -5 yea...Read More

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July 14, 2020, 10:59 pm

Filing a PCT National Phase patent application in IndiaThe PCT national phase patent application has to be filed in India within thirty-one months from the priority date pursuant to rule 20 (3) and (4)(i)...Read More

July 9, 2020, 5:28 pm

IntroductionThe evolution of Intellectual Property laws and standards are all in the direction of maximizing private rights and not give importance to public interests.[1] There is alw...Read More

June 24, 2020, 6:14 pm

When an inventor or legal representative or applicant decides to file a patent application in foreign countries, the United States of America (USA) would be the first choice for filing due to the market potential in various fields as well as IP diligence. This article aims to provide the basic requirements for filing PCT national phase patent applications in the USA. The patent application...Read More

June 23, 2020, 6:19 pm

In the past decade, massive growth and increasing computing power of IoT devices have resulted in unprecedented volumes of data. Trends show that there will be a continuous growth of data volumes as 5G networks have increased its number of connected devices. Further, there will be a need for efficient management of data. Edge computing initially started in the 1990s, when Akamai launched its CDN with an idea to introduce server nodes at locations geographically closer to the end-user with ...Read More

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May 27, 2020, 5:52 pm

E-sport is considered as one of the most revolutionary introductions to sports in recent history. It’s not just a different set of rules, but also an amalgamation of the elements of skill and strategy of the physical world and technology’s virtual reality. A video game essentially has a bundle of intellectual property rights and contractual rights within it. These rights are ap...Read More

April 30, 2020, 10:40 am

An individual or any other legal entity would decide to file a patent application to better leverage technical innovation. For a person or entity desirous of obtaining better leverage from their technical innovation, one thing they should definitely consider is the country(ies) where they wish to file an application and thereby secure patent protection. While doing so, a person or ...Read More

April 14, 2020, 9:39 pm

Broadcom Inc., a global corporation with technological expertise in the development, manufacture, and supply of a wide range of semiconductor and infrastructure software products, for use in the data center, networking, software, broadband, wireless, and storage, and industrial markets has recently had a filed lawsuit of patent infringement against Netflix, popular an...Read More

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April 3, 2020, 4:33 pm

The increased fee of the European Patent Office (EPO) comes into effect from Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The EPO is known to increase its fees every two years and the last revision was made in 2018.  This decision is taken by the European Patent Office’s Administrative Council on 12 December 2019 (CA/D 12/19) by amending Articles 2 and 7 of the Rules relating to Fe...Read More

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March 31, 2020, 10:14 am

We all know about the Covid-19 pandemic that has hit the world like lightning unless you have been living under a giant rock. The scare of it seems to be increasing with every passing day and rightly so because even though doctors and researchers are working day and night, there is no sign of vaccine as of now. There are 2, 77,004 cases as of now out of which 91,986 have recovered ...Read More

March 28, 2020, 5:59 pm

PARTIESThe Plaintiffs are Nippon Steel & Sumitomoto Metal Corporation is a large steel producing company.The Defendants Kishor D. Jain who is involved in the business of trading in steelBRIEF FACTS...Read More

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March 28, 2020, 5:23 pm

RFA (OS)(COMM) 13/2018 & CM 29064/2018 PARTIES The Plaintiff (appellant) Christian Louboutin Sas is a manufacturing company bearing a ‘Red sole’ trademark. The defendants %...Read More

February 19, 2020, 9:59 am

INTRODUCTIONOver the past few years, there has been an increase in outer space exploration activity. It is pertinent to note that almost all activities in relation to the use and exploration of space are an outcome of intellectual inventions. Since inventions have no boundaries there should not be any restrictions with regards to i...Read More

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