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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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Latest Indian Copyright Cases

Latest Indian Copyright Cases – 2021 – Part 2

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Copyright cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. 1. Mr. John Hart Jr. & Anr. vs. Mr. Mukul Deora & Ors, High Court of Delhi, CS (Comm) 38/2021 In this case, Plaintiff No. 1 claims to be vested with the exclusive copyright to make a movie adaptation of the book “The White Tiger” authored by Mr. Aravind Adiga by virtue of a Literary Option/Purchase Agreement dated…

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Trademark Cases 2021 - Part 3

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 3

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Trademark cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. Sony Corporation vs. K. Selvamurthy In this case, Sony Corporation filed a trademark infringement suit  claiming dilution of its well-known SONY trademark against a sole proprietor running a tours and travels business under the name, Sony Tours and Travels. After analyzing the facts before it, the District Court came to the conclusion that the defendant did not take…

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Trademark Cases 2021 - Part 2

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 2

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Trademark cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. Part 1 can be accessed here. Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals ... vs Micro Labs Limited And Anr In this case, The Bombay High Court granted an Exparte injunction with respect to the word and label marks, Dexorange, and trade dress of the bottle. The trademarks were being used for folic acid supplements for more than 50 years, and the…

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Latest Patent Cases in 2021 - Part 1

Latest Patent Cases in 2021 – Part 1

H. Lundbeck A/S & Anr. vs Symed Labs Limited In this case, the patent holder (plaintiff) and the defendant settled a patent suit even before notice was served, and filed an application asking the Court to decree the suit as per the terms of the settlement agreement, which the Court did. The Court also refunded the Court fee payed by the plaintiff in the case. This settlement agreement between the parties is interesting because it dealt with use of the…

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Free Session on Patent Licensing and Commercialization

Free Session on Patent Licensing and Commercialization by BananaIP and K-Tech CoE Data Science & AI – NASSCOM

The Certificate MasterClass on Intellectual Property has now reached the last phase. The final session scheduled on 17th June, 2021 (Thursday) will focus on making money, and gaining value out of patents. It will cover patent valuation, licensing and commercialization. You may register for the upcoming session for free here Patent Valuation, Licensing and Commercialization It is important for businesses, especially startups and SMEs, to understand how commercializing patents works, and what options are available. The legal framework, albeit minimal, is…

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Register for Session 3 of the Free Masterclass on Intellectual Property by BananaIP and NASSCOM

Upcoming: Free Webinar on Patent Process and Strategy – Session 3 of the Master Class on IP by BananaIP and NASSCOM’s KTech CoE on Data Science

The Certificate Master Class  on IP by BananaIP Counsels and NASSCOM's KTech CoE on Data Science  has completed two weeks, and the third session is coming up this week on 10th June, 2021 (Thursday). During this session, reputed patent attorneys from BananaIP will cover the patent process and related strategic options for businesses. You may register for the session for free at this link: here What will this session cover? With primary focus on patent procedure and…

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Assessing Patentability of Technologies and Performing Patent Searches

Searching for Patents and Patentability of AI and Software Inventions: Session 2 of the Masterclass on IP

The second session of BananaIP and NASSCOM K-Tech CoE Data Science & AI's first of its kind 'Masterclass on Intellectual Property’ for Start Ups hosted on 3rd June, 2021 witnessed over 200 participants which included Start Ups, Entrepreneurs, Prospective Entrepreneurs, Independent Inventors/Creators, Artists, SMEs, and MNCs coming together to garner knowledge on the Business of Intellectual Property, via an online meeting platform. Proceedings of the Session The second session was hosted by Mr. Sudeep Kumar Das, from K-Tech CoE Data Science…

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Register for Session 3 of the Free Masterclass on Intellectual Property by BananaIP and NASSCOM

Register for Session 2 of the Free Masterclass on Intellectual Property by BananaIP, Ktech Center of Excellence for Data Science and NASSCOM

Session 1 of the Master Class on Intellectual Property for StartUps organized by BananaIP, Ktech Centre of Excellence for Data Science, NASSCOM, India AI, StartUp Karnataka and IT/BT Dept received close to 700 registrations, and about 400 participants attended the session. Dr. Kalyan Kankanala conducted the session, and he covered basic IP concepts relevant for businesses. He pointed out how IP can be a valuable business tool for startups if it is used  effectively. He also gave inputs about how…

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