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All hearings at Patent Office cancelled amid COVID19 outbreak, EUIPO extends deadlines and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – All hearings at Patent Office cancelled amid COVID19 outbreak, All in-person hearings to be held via Video Conferencing (VC) till April 15th, Hearing of Design applications scheduled on 27th March 2020 now adjourned to 22nd April 2020, IPO adjourns hearing of all Design applications scheduled between 18th March 2020 and 3rd April 2020, USITC to begin investigation against Apple and others for alleged patent infringement; Sharp Corporation institutes patent infringement lawsuit against Tesla Inc., EUIPO and EPO extends deadlines in view of the COVID-19 outbreak and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS All hearings at Patent...

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Despite CoVid threat patent publications and grants increase at the IPO – Kudos to IPO

Weekly IP 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 20th of March 2020. 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 774 patent applications have been published in the 12th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 774 applications published in the journal, 164 applications account for early publications while 610 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Slump at the IPO – Decrease in Patent & Design publications and registrations

966 patent applications published this week

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 13th of March 2020. 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 707 patent applications have been published in the 11th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 707 applications published in the journal, 99 applications account for early publications while 608 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period....

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Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School and more

Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School and more

In this week’s Patent News – WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School; Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; IP applications filed by foreign applicants continue to grow: CNIPA; EPO launches public consultation for EPC and PCT-EPO Guidelines and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School According to a public notice issued on 5th March 2020, WIPO Academy, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM) and National Law University (NLU), Nagpur will jointly host the WIPO – India Summer School...

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966 patent applications published this week

966 patent applications published this week

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 6th of March 2020. 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 966 patent applications have been published in the 10th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 966 applications published in the journal, 149 applications account for early publications while 817 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period....

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Office of CGPDTM invites applications for Patent Agent Examination 2020; IPO to re-open acceptance of requests under Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Project and more

Office of CGPDTM invites applications for Patent Agent Examination 2020; IPO to re-open acceptance of requests under Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Project and more

In this week’s Patent News - IPO to re-open acceptance of requests under Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Project; Office of CGPDTM invites applications for Patent Agent Examination 2020; Last date for submission of applications for National IP Awards – 2020 extended; RGNIIPM to open IP Innovation Gallery; India and U.S to reach an agreement on IPR matters; Varta AG files three separate patent infringement suits against Amazon, Costo Wholesale and Best Buy Co.; Australia to phase-out Innovation Patent from 2021 and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS IPO to re-open acceptance of requests under Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Project According to...

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Over 15,000 Patent applications Examined this year, Patent Grants reach the 5000 mark

Over 15000 Patent applications Examined this year, Patent Grants reach the 5000 mark

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 28th of February 2020. 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 910 patent applications have been published in the 9th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 910 applications published in the journal, 107 applications account for early publications while 803 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of...

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Summary of Indian Patent Cases of 2019

Summary of Indian Patent Cases of 2019

2019 has been an important year for IP in India. In this series of posts, we have attempted to provide short summaries of IP cases decided in India. This post focuses on patent cases decided by Indian Courts in 2019. Both interim orders and final judgments are included in the post. Supreme Court Case Monsanto Technology LLC and Ors. Vs. Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd. and Ors., MANU/SC/0027/2019. Decided On: 08.01.2019 Court: Supreme Court of India The patented invention in the case related to a DNA sequence called NAS, which when inserted into a plant cell provides insect tolerance to the plant. On appeal from the interim...

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Total number of applications published decrease by 48%, over 1500 FER’s issued

Total number of applications published decrease by 48%, over 1500 FER’s issued

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 21st of February 2020. 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 733 patent applications have been published in the 8th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 733 applications published in the journal, 111 applications account for early publications while 622 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of...

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India and U.S.A sign MoU to strengthen Intellectual Property Rights, Office of CGPDTM publishes list of new facilitators under SIPP Scheme and other news updates

Patent News Updates 2020

In this week’s Patent News – India and U.S.A sign MoU to strengthen Intellectual Property Rights; Office of CGPDTM publishes list of new facilitators under SIPP Scheme; MeitY Director observes two-fold increase in the number of IP applications filed by Startups; Illumina moves U.S District Court for preliminary injunction against BGI in a patent infringement suit; Nanoco files patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS India and U.S.A sign MoU to strengthen Intellectual Property Rights Ahead of U.S President Donald Trump’s visit to India later this week, India and U.S.A have signed a “knowledge sharing agreement” with the...

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