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Intellectual Property News and Analysis – Intellepedia

649 patent grants, 1593 examination reports issued 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 7th of August 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 975 patent applications have been published in the 32nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 975 applications published in the journal, 155 applications account for early publications while 820 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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A Whooping 8271 Trademark Registrations Granted this Week

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A Whooping 8271 trademark registrations granted this week, Decrease of 44% in total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Total of 1048 renewal notices issued by the Trademark Office 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 a decrease of forty four percent (44) % in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Similarly, there has been a decrease of twenty nine percent (29%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal by trademark office. However, we see that...

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Patent infringement suit against TikTok, Qualcomm and Huawei sign patent licensing agreement and other news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – IPO to re-open acceptance of requests under PPH Pilot Project; Telangana Government proposes establishment of taskforce to promote enforcement of IPR; Triller files patent infringement lawsuit against ByteDance and its subsidiary TikTok; Qualcomm and Huawei sign patent licensing agreement and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES IPO to re-open acceptance of requests under Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Project According to the latest public notice issued on 27th July 2020, the Indian Patent Office (IPO) will re-open the line of accepting requests under the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program from 10th August 2020 onwards....

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Intellectual Property, Accessibility and Public health

Intellectual Property, accessibility and public health

On the 30th of July 2020, the international organizations - WIPO, WTO and WHO jointly published a study report titled "Promoting access to medical technologies and innovation - Intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade". This second edition report records the numerous significant developments that have occurred since 2013, when the first edition was published. The 2013 edition of the report may be accessed by clicking here and the 2020 edition of the report may be accessed by clicking here. The 352 page long report takes stock of a number of issues currently plaguing the world, especially the COVID-19 Pandemic...

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Massive increase in patent publications, over 1200 applications published 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 31st of July 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 1,241 patent applications have been published in the 31st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1,241 applications published in the journal, 264 applications account for early publications while 977 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Slow Week at the Trademark Registry; Only 7 Trademarks Registered this Week

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Slow week at the Trademark Registry; Only 7 Trademarks registered this week. Decrease of 5% in total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. 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 five percent (5) % in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Similarly, there has been a decrease of thirty two percent (32%) in the total trademark applications examined by trademark office. However, we...

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Luis Vuitton Secures Protection Over Well-Known ‘Damier Azur’ Trademark, MP Government Approaches Supreme Court Over Basmati Rice GI Tag and more

Luis Vuitton Secures Protection Over Well-Known ‘Damier Azur’ Trademark, Tesla Unsuccessful in Securing ‘Teslaquila’ Trademark, Marvel and BoxLunch Cooking up Some Marvel Magic and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Indiamart Restrains Infringer from Using Its Mark Business to business (B2B) portal Indiamart (‘Plaintiff’), filed a suit before the Delhi High Court for a permanent injunction to restrain Akash Verma (‘Defendant’) from deceptively using its trademark, INDIAMART. The Plaintiff, an internet-based marketplace with free and paid listings of products and services, had claimed in the suit that it had started using the brand name...

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NAIMCC acquires status of International Depository Authority under the Budapest Treaty and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – NAIMCC acquires status of International Depository Authority under the Budapest Treaty; Minister of Commerce and Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal, speaks at the 10th BRICS Trade Ministers Virtual Meeting; IPOPHL and WIPO sign MoU to conduct National Survey on IP Awareness and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATE NAIMCC acquires status of International Depository Authority under the Budapest Treaty According to a public notice issued by the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the World Intellectual property Office (WIPO), the National Agriculturally Important Microbial Culture Collection (NAIMCC) will acquire the status of the International Depositary Authority (IDA)...

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1927 patent examination reports issued this week, decrease in patent publications and grant

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 24th of July 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 553 patent applications have been published in the 30th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 553 applications published in the journal, 45 applications account for early publications while 508 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Zoom considering Legal Action against Jio Meet,Travis Scott Faces Infringement Lawsuit,Twitter removes Trump Campaign’s George Floyd Tweets and more

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Zoom considering Legal Action against Jio Meet, Travis Scott Faces Infringement Lawsuit, Internet Archive Sued by Publishers, Twitter removes Trump Campaign’s George Floyd Tweets, Market Flooded with Fake Branded Masks and Writer of ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ Accused of Plagiarism. Zoom considering Legal Action against Jio Meet Jio Meet is the new video conferencing application launched by Jio Platforms, which is part of the Indian conglomerate company, Reliance Industries Limited. After the recent launch, Jio Meet was compared to the already popular video conferencing app, Zoom, because of the close resemblance of the presentation and interface of both these apps. Amid the lockdown due...

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