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Increase in patent activity at IPO

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1268 patent applications have been published in the 42nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1268 applications published in the journal, 268 applications account for early publications while 1000 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Case Brief: YRF v Sri Sai Ganesh Productions

Yash Raj Films Pvt Ltd (Plaintiff) v. Sri Sai Ganesh Productions and Ors. (Defendants) Decided on 8 July 2019 by the High Court at New Delhi CS (COMM) 1329/2016 Introduction This is a suit for copyright infringement of the movie Band Baja Baarat produced by Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. by a Telegu movie named Jabardasth produced by Sri Sai Ganesh Productions. The Telegu film was made without taking permission or any rights from the original film’s producers. Yash Raj Films (the ‘plaintiff’) sued Sri Sai Ganesh Productions, the director and the distributor of the Telegu film (collectively referred as the ‘defendants’) which led...

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Government launches IPR website and mobile application for Startups and SME’s, India Innovation Index 2019, Hike launches Patent Program and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - DPIIT launches exclusive IPR website and mobile application for Startups and SME’s; Hike India among top 3 patent filers in India, launches Patent Program; NITI Aayog publishes India Innovation Index 2019; Highlights of the India Innovation Index 2019; India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property held in New Delhi; RINL signs MoA with NRDC; Anna University to offer ‘Course on Effective Patent Search and Drafting’; Mr. Gaurav Mishra delivers talk on patent law and patent searching at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore; WIPO releases World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019. Indian Patent News DPIIT launches exclusive IPR website and mobile...

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Google to Launch Cloud Gaming Service Stadia on November 19, Donald Trump Joins Amazon’s Twitch, Amazon Music to Feature on Apple TVs and more.

Google to Launch Cloud Gaming Service Stadia on November 19; Donald Trump Joins Amazon’s Twitch; AMC to Start Online Movie Streaming Service; Amazon Music to Feature on Apple TVs; CAIT Attempts to Close In on ‘Deep Discount’ Controversy; Flipkart Forays into Original Videos and Food Retail; Plea before NGT against Use of Plastic by E-Commerce Companies; Shopmatic Acquires Full Stakes in CombineSell and more. Gaming and Licensing News Google to Launch Cloud Gaming Service Stadia on November 19 Google’s cloud gaming service, Stadia, will be launched on November 19, 2019, as announced by the company at the Pixel 4 launch event on Tuesday....

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YouTube Wins Against Copyright Troll, Queen Complaint Gets Another Trump Video Off Twitter, Katy Perry Appeals Copyright Infringement Judgement and more.

YouTube Wins Against Copyright Troll; Queen Complaint Gets Another Trump Video Off Twitter; Katy Perry Appeals Copyright Infringement Judgement; Vietnam Bans the Film ‘Abominable’; Ujda Chaman and Bala Lock Horns at the Box Office; Sajid Khan Sends Notice for Not Getting Credit; Joker Leaked on Tamilrockers and more. International News YouTube Wins Against Copyright Troll YouTube has recently settled a matter against troll named Christopher Brady, who was accused of issuing false notices under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  The lawsuit against Brady was filed in August of this year, after YouTube found that he targeted Minecraft and gaming creators "Kenzo" and "ObbyRaidz"...

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CommScope Sues Rosenberger to Protect Trade Secrets, Tencent Lifts NBA Broadcast Ban, California Bans New Fur Products and more.

DPIIT Launches IPR Platform for Startups; CommScope Sues Rosenberger to Protect Trade Secrets; Tencent Lifts NBA Broadcast Ban; California Bans New Fur Products; US Court Finds UPL Guilty of Stealing SmartFresh Trade Secrets; Brydge Sues Kickstarter for Selling iPad Keyboard Clone; Photographer Sues Law Firm for Using Copyrighted Photograph; Judge Allows Part of WTC Infringement Suit to Proceed; Facebook Complies, but Google Resists Delhi HC Orders; Prime Match Reschedule Irks Football Fans and more. DPIIT Launches IPR Platform for Startups The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade's (DPIIT) Cell for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Promotion and Management (CIPAM)-(DPIIT) in collaboration...

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98% Increase in Trademark Examinations this Week, 19 Trademark Registration Certificates Granted this Week and more

Trademark Statistics

98% Increase in Trademark Examinations this Week, 19 Trademark Registration Certificates Granted this Week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had a productive week. The total number of hearing notices issued has increased by two hundred and four percent (204%). Similarly, the total renewal notices issued has increased by two hundred eighty four percent (284%). However, there has been a decrease of five percent (5%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in...

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Cartoon Network Becomes Eco-friendly, Facebook’s Current Shock over Cryptocurrency, and more

Trademark News

No OYO for Infringer, Cartoon Network Becomes Eco-friendly, Facebook’s Current Shock over Cryptocurrency and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer's decision to choose one product or service over another." - Seth Godin INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES No OYO for Infringer Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, operating OYO in India and abroad, had filed a trademark infringement suit against Hotel Metro, a hotel operating in Jaipur, Rajasthan for using the trademark OYO and logo in front of the hotel’s...

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A week of patent infringements in the US and more patent news

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - NUALS calls for papers on IP, The State Council of Science, Technology & Environment, Meghalaya, organizes training program on Intellectual Property Rights, Huawei sued for patent infringement by SolarEdge, yet another time, SharkNinja files patent infringement lawsuit against Tristar Products, Blackbird Technologies settles design patent infringement lawsuit and other Patent News Updates. Patent Conferences, Seminars, Webinars and more NUALS calls for papers on IP The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) has invited papers in respect of its journal - Intellectual Property Law Review. The journal essentially operates under the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR),...

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Indian Patent Office slows down this week

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1146 patent applications have been published in the 41st issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1146 applications published in the journal, 102 applications account for early publications while 1044 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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