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Indian Patent Stats : 23rd July to 30th july 2021

More than 70% hike in Patent Grants

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 30th of July 2021. 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 725 patent applications have been published in the 31st issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 725 applications published in the journal, 194 applications account…

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Slump in Trademark Registrations; 98% Decrease in Registrations Granted

A decrease of 5 percent in the total number of applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of 84 registrations granted. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the Trademark Office published weekly on Mondays.  Indian Trademark Statistics The Trademark Registry has displayed an increase in its working capacity during the past week. There has been an increase of nineteen percent (19%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. There has…

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Drop in Patent grants

Indian Patent Statistics 2021: Drop in Patent Grants this week

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 23rd of July 2021. 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 634 patent applications have been published in the 30th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 634 applications published in the journal, 124 applications account…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions and Patents

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions and Patents

AUTHORED BY DR. KALYAN C. KANKANALA Senior Partner (IP Consulting and Strategy), BananaIP Counsels Email: contact@bananaip.com Linkedin Wikipedia-w Info As new technologies emerge, they challenge traditional legal principles and concepts, which often lag behind technological progress. Though Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a term and a field has been in existence since the 1950s, it did not pose serious legal challenges as its implementability and applicability was limited. Today however, developments in computation, communication, information, data and other…

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Comments and Suggestion on the Proposed eCommerce Rules

Comments & Suggestions on the Proposed E-Commerce Rules (2021)

Background On 23rd July, 2020 the Central Government had notified the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020. The Department of Consumer Affairs on 21st June, 2021 published the proposed amendments to Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 and had sought views/ comments/ suggestions to be sent within 15 days, i.e., by 6th July, 2021 by email to js-ca@nic.in. Later the last date was extended to 21st July, 2021. Structure The comments, suggestions and inputs have been provided in two parts. The first part…

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Indian Patent Statistics

Patent Publications double this week in India

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 16th of July 2021. 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 879 patent applications have been published in the 29th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 879 applications published in the journal, 325 applications account…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics

Trademark Registry Slows Down Pace; 71% Decrease in Hearing Notices Issued

A decrease of 15 percent in total number of trademark applications examined by trademark office. A total of 4509 registrations granted. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays.  Indian Trademark Statistics The Trademark Registry has had an overall decrease in its working capacity in the last week. There has been a decrease of seventeen percent (17%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. There has also been…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 5

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 5

Cross Fit LLC vs Mr. Renjith Kunnumal & Anr. The Plaintiff herein used ‘CrossFit’, a registered word and device mark, on a global basis for fitness & training services as well as its domain name www.crossfit.com. The Defendants were found using the name “SFC CROSSFIT” while imparting identical gym and fitness services, in their advertisements, website, social media handles, etc. Aggrieved by the same the Plaintiff filed a suit before the High Court of Delhi and an application seeking interim…

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Latest Patent Cases in 2021 - Part 2

Latest Patent Cases in 2021 – Part 2

Merck Sharp And Dohme Corp & ANR vs YMS Laboratories Private Limited In this case, the plaintiff, owner of patents pertaining to Sitagliptin and its derivative salts, filed an infringement suit against the defendant. The plaintiff prayed for an Ad Interim Injunction during the pendency of the suit. After reviewing the facts presented, the Court granted an Exparte Ad Interim Injunction as the plaintiff made out a prima facie case. The plaintiff in the case submitted evidence to show that…

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Duties of E-commerce entities in accordance with Proposed Amendment to E-commerce rules 2020

Obligations of Marketplace E-commerce entities and Inventory E-commerce entities.

The Center has extended the deadline for seeking suggestions on the proposed e-commerce rules till July 21, 2021 according to a notification issued by Center on July 5, 2021. Earlier the Ministry of Consumer Affairs had sought feedback on the proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020, till July 6, 2021. Highlights of Duties and Liabilities of Marketplace E-commerce and Inventory E-commerce entities: Liabilities of Marketplace E-commerce entities: • To provide information about the country of origin, best before…

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