March 26, 2022, 5:15 pm

INTRODUCTION Utility Patents Vs. Design Patents: Patent owners benefit from both utility and design patents, although there are substantial differences between the two. What your , how much the application procedure cost...Read More

March 24, 2022, 10:34 am

IntroductionBolar Provision: An Exemption to Patent Exclusivity, A patent is a title or legal recognition granted to an inventor to utilize a product for the purpose of selling or distributing it for the time period designated by the authorities. Under this statute, a registered patent hol...Read More

March 17, 2022, 2:52 pm

Introduction  A concept for a Medicines Patent Pool  (MPP) And Access To Healthcare , arose in response to a problem caused by a lack of access to key medications in underdeveloped countries. Initially, two non-governmental organizations, Médecins Sans Frontières(MSF)/Doctors With...Read More

February 28, 2022, 5:36 pm

IntroductionIndia has seen a phenomenal rise in the number of rest API technology-based startups these last five years. In 2021, India saw a total of nearly $42 billion in investments, a steep rise compared to the $11 billion in investments seen in the previous year. Technology-based startups in India make up a large share of the total investments in India, consis...Read More

February 26, 2022, 5:47 pm

Introduction: Antibiotic tablets development and dissemination is one of a handful of early twentieth-century breakthrough innovations that altered health, clinical practice, and industry. Sulfa medicines (discovered in Germany in the 1930s), penicillin (invented in the United Kingdom in the 1930s, but initially mass produced ...Read More

February 22, 2022, 10:19 am

IntroductionEver-greening of patents - A boon or bane is a procedure in which the patent rights are renewed without any improvement in the medicinal effectiveness of the drug. Simply said, the patents are extended for another twenty years with no improvement in the drug%2...Read More

February 22, 2022, 10:11 am

Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)A standard-essential patent (hereinafter referred to as SEP) is one that can be properly mapped onto a mandated industry standard, so that a product that meets that standard infringes on the patent. SEPs are widely used in the mobile telephony and telecommunications business, which is highly standardized due to the need fo...Read More

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 car, or something as trivial as a toothbrush!...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

January 14, 2022, 10:05 am

This Guide outlines the provisions relevant to the filing of European patent applications, offering practical advice to smooth the way to a European patent. In addition, it briefly describes the post-grant procedures carried out by the EPO. It cannot, however, go into the details or specific issues of the European patent grant or ...Read More

January 11, 2022, 6:15 pm

Having some similarities with that of the generic drug framework under the Hatch Waxman Act in the US, the initiation of China’s patent linkage system will affect the generic drug industry in China. Introducing PTE allows the extension of the 20-year term of the patent. This extension is done to compensate for the period being used for the process of ma...Read More

December 29, 2021, 11:26 am

To apply for a patent globally, many countries such as China, Japan, Korea, Brazil, among many others require translations in their language, making it critical to have translations done in such a manner that the most appropriate and technically relevant translated words are used consistently, as the similar words may have different meanings and interpretations in different geographical l...Read More

December 23, 2021, 9:53 am

With the increase in the patent application filing in foreign countries from India, it becomes important to understand the procedure associated with foreign filing, United States has always been a major destination for investors and it is no doubt that Indian invests hugely in the US. The procedure for the foreign filing is simple and...Read More

December 23, 2021, 10:01 am

With a long and tedious process for the patent filing, it is important to be clear with all application processes and the deadlines involved in the midst of the same. The development of a patent is a long and costly process. Like for example, if we talk about the patent portfolio, we can say that after the development of the Patent, various administrative transactions are required in maintaining the patent. These additio...Read More

December 16, 2021, 11:54 am

Delhi High Court recently introduced the Intellectual Property Division (IPD). This decision comes up after the abolishment of various Boards and Appellate Tribunals by Tribunals Reforms (Rationalization and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021, which was promulgated by the President of India and was notified on 4th April 2021. For an effective streamlining and review of a large influx of IPR cases in the Delhi High Court, a committee wa...Read More