Recap 2021- Indian Patent Case Laws

Recap 2021- Indian Patent Case Laws

In this post, we bring to you few Patent Cases decided by Indian Courts in the year 2021 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…

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Important Indian Trademark Cases - 2021

Important Indian Trademark Cases – 2021

In this post, we bring to you Important Trademark Cases decided by Indian Courts in the year 2021 Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd and Anr. V/S. Maa Tara Trading Co. and Ors In this case, the Calcutta High Court passed an interim order against the Defendants, restraining them from using the trademark ‘Amul’ in connection with their products. The case was instituted by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd., who are the proprietors of the trademark ‘Amul’. It…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - January, 2022 - Part II

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – January, 2022 – Part II

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 19th January, 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics An increase of seven percent (7%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand eight hundred and three (5803) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Novex Communications Vs. DXC Technologies & Anr.

Business of Issuing Copyright Licenses can be carried out by Copyright Societies “only”

Novex Communications v. DXC Technologies & Anr. Decided by: Madras High Court Decided on: 08.12.2021 Facts of the Case The Plaintiff was involved in a business of protecting the copyright for sound recordings – in the capacity of an assignee, or an agent of the copyright holders. In order to do so, the Plaintiff had entered into various agreements with the holders of the copyrights, and had obtained several rights related to the sound recordings – in particular, the rights for the…

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Weekly Patent Statistics- 7th January 2022 2021 to 14th January 2022

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 7th January 2022 to 14th January 2022

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 14th of January 2022. 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 1,208 patent applications have been published in the 2nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,208 applications published in the journal, 266 applications account…

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Consumer Protection case laws 2021

Indian Consumer Protection Cases Recap – 2021

In this post, we bring to you a recap of important Consumer Protection cases of Year 2021 The Bombay Dyeing  Vs. Ashok Narang and Anr. In this case, the Appellant, The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Ltd was the builder-promoter whereas Mr. Ashok Narang and others were the allotees/buyers of the flats. It was agreed by the Parties that the possession would be delivered by 2017 at a 20:80 scheme consideration (20% initially and 80% at the time of delivery), in…

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Important copyright cases 2021

Important Indian Copyright Cases – 2021

In this post, we bring to you Important Copyright Cases decided by Indian Courts in the year 2021 Krishna Kishore Singh vs. Sarla A. Saraogi & Ors. In this case, the Delhi High Court refused to grant an interim injunction against publication and release of films purportedly related to Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) as the plaintiff, SSR’s father failed to make out a prima facie case, and because irreparable harm and balance of convenience were in favour of the defendants. The…

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Important Patent Caselaws 2021

Important Patent Case law – 2021

In this post, we bring to you Important Patent Cases decided by Indian Courts in year 2021 FMC Corporation & ANR. vs Natco Pharma Limited In this comprehensive judgment with respect to grant of interim injunctions involving a patent relating to “Chlorantraniliprole” (also known as CTPR), the Delhi High Court rejected a valiant effort by the defendant based on several grounds under the patent law. The Court refused to grant permission to the defendant to manufacture and sell the insecticide during…

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Patent and Design Recap 2021

Patent and Design Statistics – 2021

Despite the pandemic plaguing us wave after wave and the month-long lockdowns announced by the Governments across the world, the Indian Patent Office appears to have done a remarkable job in disposing patent and design applications. For instance, over 30,431 patents have been issued by the patent office in 2021 as opposed to 26,309 patents issued in 2020. Likewise, over 52 patent applications were published in 2021 as opposed to 51,325 patent publications in 2020. In this post, we bring to…

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Weekly Patent News

Latest Patent & Design Updates – January 2022 – Part 1

In this week's update on patents - India requests emergency meeting of WTO General Council to discuss patent waiver; RGNIIPM announces online advanced training program on patent specification; Taiwan’s revised ‘Accelerated Examination Program’ (AEP) comes into effect from January 01, 2022; USPTO pushes deadline for applications under COVID-19 Prioritized Pilot Program to March 31st, 2022; Novartis announces CAFC ruling on validity of Gilenya patent; Intel can challenge two of Qualcomm's smartphone patents, says U.S. Court of Appeals. India related patent updates…

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