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Annual report 2018-2019 published, US and EU block India and South Africa on IPR waiver proposal and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Office of CGPDTM publishes Annual Report 2018-2019, TCS ranks first in the field of Information Technology; IPO to accept 5 more PPH requests for 2020; Indian Patent Office issues list of withdrawn patent applications; Union Education Minister launches Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness campaign – “KAPILA”;  U.S.A, E.U and Australia dissent on waiver of IPR under the TRIP’s Agreement and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES Office of CGPDTM publishes Annual Report 2018-2019, TCS ranks first in the field of Information Technology The Office of CGPDTM recently published the Annual Report 2018-2019, the Report...

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Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications – 2020

Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications - 2020

IPO to accept 5 more PPH requests for 2020 Intellepedia Publication Date: 19th October 2020 The Indian Patent Office published a notice on the 17th of October 2020 informing patent applicants that it would start accepting Form 5-1 requests under Chapter 5 of the PPH Guidelines from 2nd November, 2020. According to the IPO notification, filing of Form 5-1 under Chapter 5 of the PPH Guidelines commenced from 5th December 2019 as notified on 4th December 2019. After scrutiny of 100 requests received, 56 requests were accepted by IPO and the applicants were allowed to file request for expedited examination on Form 18A. Thereafter...

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Patent publications and grant decrease for a second consecutive week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 16th of October 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 752 patent applications have been published in the 42nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 752 applications published in the journal, 311 applications account for early publications while 441 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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PepsiCo Loses ‘Mountain Dew’ to Packaged Drinking Water Maker MagFast, Amul Blocks Fraudulent Use of the Brand Online

PepsiCo loses ‘Mountain Dew’ to packaged drinking water maker MagFast, Trouble for Sony’s PS5 launch in India, Amazon warns Echelon Fitness over new ‘Prime’ bike and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Amul Blocks Fraudulent Use of the Brand Online In a recent decision by the Delhi High Court, Gujarat Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (“GCMMF”), the proprietor of India’s famous dairy brand ‘Amul’, obtained favourable orders against various parties that attempted to use the Amul trademark fradulently. The case was filed after several complaints were received about websites that incorporated the Amul name...

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58% Decrease in Trademark Registrations Granted this Week

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58% decrease in trademark registrations granted this week. A total of 7438 applications examined this week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been an overall decrease in the working capacity of the Trademark Registry. There has been a decrease of eighty nine percent (89%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. There has also been a decrease of fifty eight percent (58%) in the total number of registrations granted. However, we can also see an increase of fifteen percent (15%) in the total applications...

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Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”, USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”, RGNIIPM issues updated notice on Online Joint IPR Workshops; Cisco Systems to pay $1.9 billion by way of damages to Centripetal Networks; Sharp Corp and Daimler sign patent licensing agreement; USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy; South Africa and India seek waiver of IP provisions under the TRIP’s Agreement from the WTO. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020” According to a notification published by the High Court of Delhi last week,...

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Patent publications dip by over 88%, grants dip by 21%

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 9th of October 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 844 patent applications have been published in the 41st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 844 applications published in the journal, 360 applications account for early publications while 484 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Massive increase in patent publications this week, over 7000 applications published!

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 2nd of October 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 7,324 patent applications have been published in the 40th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 7,324 applications published in the journal, 121 applications account for early publications while 7,203 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Facebook introduces revised Rights Manager Tool, Apple faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, NBC Universal sued over infringing Script and more.

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Facebook introduces revised Rights Manager Tool, Apple faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, The Band, Lady A sued for copyright infringement, Obama’s Publisher sued by Ex-White House Photographer, NBC Universal sued over infringing Script and TikTok removes videos for violating Guidelines. Facebook introduces revised Rights Manager Tool In a bid to curb the rising instances of copyright infringement, Facebook has revised its Rights Manager tool, to now allow photographers to track the infringing use of their photographs. The social media platform has made this revision after receiving complaints from several photographers over the years with regard to the unauthorized use of their photographs on...

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21% decrease in patent publications this week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 25th of September 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1,317 patent applications have been published in the 39th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1,317 applications published in the journal, 216 applications account for early publications while 1,101 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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