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Nokia and Lenovo settle patent dispute, Apple wins $506 Million patent-damages appeal and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s news: Nokia and Lenovo settle patent dispute over video compression technology; Apple wins appeal against $506 Million patent-damages awarded to it earlier; USPTO announces special Patents for Humanity COVID-19 category; USPTO launches COVID fast-track appeals pilot program Nokia and Lenovo settle patent dispute over video compression technology Nokia and Lenovo have announced a decision to settle a long-standing patent dispute relating to video compression technology. The dispute which began in 2019 with Nokia suing Lenovo across multiple jurisdictions around the world has come to an end after Lenovo agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to Nokia. The parties have...

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Lull in activity at Patent office, patent publications and grants decrease

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 16th of April 2021. 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 804 patent applications have been published in the 16th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 804 applications published in the journal, 156 applications account for early publications while 648 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Close to 10,000 patents issued by the patent office so far this year, higher grants likely

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 9th of April 2021. 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 1,000 patent applications have been published in the 15th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,000 applications published in the journal, 189 applications account for early publications while 811 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021 and amendments to the Patents Act, 1970

Tribunal reforms & Patents Act

The President of India on the 4th of April 2021 promulgated the “THE TRIBUNALS REFORMS (RATIONALISATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021”.  With the passing of this ordinance, Tribunals set up under the Cinematograph Act, 1952, the Customs Act, 1962, the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994, the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 and certain other Acts have now effectively been rendered defunct with immediate effect. Provided below is a table summarizing the changes introduced to the Patents Act, 1970 by virtue of passing of this Ordinance. SECTION CHANGES INTRODUCED BY ORDINANCE OLD...

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Chennai highest contributor of patent applications so far, Mumbai and Bangalore follow suit

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 2nd of April 2021. 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 800 patent applications have been published in the 14th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 800 applications published in the journal, 185 applications account for early publications while 615 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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President promulgates Tribunals reforms Ordinance, IPAB goes defunct with immediate effect

The featured image shows a closed signboard. Th image has been used in consonance with the closure of the Tribunals through TRIBUNALS REFORMS (RATIONALISATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021

The President of India on the 4th of April 2021 promulgated the “THE TRIBUNALS REFORMS (RATIONALISATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021”. With the passing of this ordinance, Tribunals set up under the Cinematograph Act, 1952, the Customs Act, 1962, the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994, the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 and certain other Acts have now effectively been rendered defunct with immediate effect. The ordinance has also transferred the functions and powers of the tribunals to the High Courts and Commercial Courts depending on the context. For...

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IPO notifies Supreme Court’s latest decision on ‘Extension of Limitation’; Monsanto and Nuziveedu settle long standing patent dispute and more

Weekly Patent News

IPO notifies Supreme Court’s latest decision on ‘Extension of Limitation’; Monsanto and Nuziveedu settle long standing patent dispute; EPO to continue conducting mandatory oral proceedings by video conference; Over 250 European MP’s urge EU to support temporary patent waiver demanded by India and South Africa Indian Patent News IPO notifies Supreme Court’s latest decision on ‘Extension of Limitation’ Last year, the Supreme court of India had taken Suo Motu cognizance of the situation arising out of the challenges faced by the country on account of Covid-19 Virus and the resultant difficulties faced by litigants across the country in filing their petitions/applications/suits/ appeals/all other...

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Patent office increases disposal of applications, average of 233 patent examination reports issued per day in the first quarter

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 26th of March 2021. 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 1,270 patent applications have been published in the 13th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,270 applications published in the journal, 220 applications account for early publications while 1,050 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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IPO & JPO to be competent ISA & IPEA to each other under PCT, EPO publishes patent index 2020 and more

Weekly Patent News

IPO & JPO to be competent ISA & IPEA to each other under PCT; Apple fined $308.5 million for patent infringement, says “will appeal”; EPO publishes patent index 2020 Indian Patent News IPO & JPO to be competent ISA & IPEA to each other under PCT India and Japan have mutually agreed to recognize each other’s offices as be competent International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority (ISA/IPEA) for any international (PCT) patent application filed with them. This decision comes as part of the 4th Review meeting held under Indo-Japan Memorandum of Cooperation on Industrial Property on the 19th of March 2021....

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Number of grants increase by over 60% this week, minor drop in patent publications

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 19th of March 2021. 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 955 patent applications have been published in the 12th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 955 applications published in the journal, 191 applications account for early publications while 764 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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