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Weekly Patent News Bulletin: Qualcomm and L.G Electronics sign patent license agreement, New Balance sues Nautica and more

India and foreign patent news

Patent News Headlines: Kochi based incubation center Maker Village wins 'Incubation Center of the Year' award, Famed Shoemaker, New Balance alleges design infringement by well known lifestyle brand Nautica, Qualcomm and L.G Electronics sign new patent license agreement, Hytera’s Motion to Dismiss patent infringement suit fails in US Court and more patent news. India Patent News Updates IPPOF awards Maker Village for being an outstanding incubation center in the field of Intellectual Property The IP Promotion Outreach Foundation (IPPOF) presented an award to Maker Village, India’s biggest electronic hardware incubation center based in Kochi, for its incomparable contribution in the field of Intellectual...

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Interesting Patents and Inventions of the week

Interesting inventions of the week

This week's interesting inventions have been identified  and extracted from the 34th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. This information is presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Interesting Inventions of the Week Invention 1 : BRAILLE TABLET Patent Applicant – RAI, Khushwant Patent Application No.  – 201811035031 A Abstract – “The present invention relates to a new technology Braille Pad or tablet for reading Braille script output on an electronic tablet comprising a touch screen on the front side wherein touch screen is used to operate the tablet and take input data using multilingual text...

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Patent News Bulletin: Indian Patent Statistics and Industrial Design Statistics

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These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the patents and designs office published weekly on Fridays. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 732 patent applications have been published in the 34th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 732 applications published in the journal, 98 applications account for early publications while 643 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of 535 applications have been granted last week as compared...

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India up five spots in GII 2019, Vodafone joins LTE patent pool, Natco Pharma in Delhi High Court and more

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“Patent News Bulletin: Indian Patent Statistics, Indian Industrial Design Statistics, Interesting Inventions, Highlights of the 12th Edition of the Global Innovation Index 2019, Delhi High Court grants interim relief to Natco Pharma Ltd; Vodafone joins LTE patent pool of Via Licensing Corporation; KIPO observes filings of 16,991 PCT Applications, in 2018, China launches the establishment of a National Centre that offers guidance on IP related disputes and other news updates”, presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1136 patent applications have been published in the 30th issue of...

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Biodiversity law requirement of NBA Approval for Indian herbal companies

National Biodiversity Authority

The Earth’s biological resources are vital to humanity’s economic and social development, as well as for the maintenance of ecosystem health. Countries have long recognized that species, ecosystems, and biological diversity are of tremendous value to present and future generations. At the same time, the threat to species and ecosystems has never been greater. Species extinction caused by human activities continues at an alarming rate. For these reasons, countries have adopted a range of international treaties to protect species, habitats, and biological diversity itself.[1] India is one of the 17-mega biodiversity countries of the world. With only 2.4% of the...

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Making a difference, Being the difference

Intellectual Property - Making a difference, being the difference.

"The things that haven’t been done before, Those are the things to try; Columbus dreamed of an unknown shore At the rim of the far-flung sky, And his heart was bold and his faith was strong As he ventured in dangers new, And he paid no heed to the jeering throng Or the fears of the doubting crew." These lines from a poem by Edgar Guest aptly define the journey of BananaIP. From a firm with two people to a firm of over fifty led by the finest team of senior partners and from a boutique Intellectual Property (IP) firm to a firm offering super specialized IP services,...

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Industrial Designs -Design Protection & Originality

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When it comes to registering industrial designs there is a lot of confusion as to what can be registered, and what cannot. Although it is clear that industrial design covers the aesthetic appearance of an article, there are certain standards that the article must qualify to be registerable subject matter. Section 4 of the Designs Act, 2000, already lists out the basic requirements for a design to be registered. In addition to this there are also a catena of common law judgments that further clarify the standards and scope of originality, and this was further clarified in the recent Crocs...

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Differentiating Patents and Industrial Designs

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Patents and Industrial Designs are both subsets of Intellectual Property Rights, along with Trademarks, Copyrights, Geographical Indicators, etc. Although these two types of Intellectual Property Rights are very distinct in nature, many tend to confuse the two. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), patents are an “exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem.” Patent rights are granted to an inventor, by the government, and it permits such inventor to exclude others from making,...

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Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting Inventions, Withdrawal of patent applications, 120 startups receive patents in 101 days and more.

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“Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting Inventions, Over 500 patent applications withdrawn, 120 startups receive patents in 101 days says DPIIT, USITC to begin investigation into alleged patent infringement by Jinko Solar, Longi Solar and another, EPO and Jordon begin negotiations on possible validation agreement, Alibaba wins award for IPR and Technology at the Luxury Law Summit in London” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week “Intellectual Property is a key aspect of economic development.” - John Craig Venter, an American biotechnologist, biochemist and businessman. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 583 patent applications have...

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Job Opening at BananaIP – Manager, Client Engagement

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BananaIP (BIP) Counsels is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Client Engagement Manager. Please see details below for more information. Position: Manager, Client Engagement Experience: Preferably: 1-2 years of experience Pre-requisites: MBA and/or relevant job experience Excellent communication skill Good grasp of MS Office Job Description: Identifying sales leads Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings Planning and preparing presentations Overseeing the development of marketing literature Drafting and sending out proposals to prospective clients Other Business development related activities Application Process Interested candidates may send the following documents along with a cover letter by email to [email protected] CV highlighting the candidate’s...

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