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Patent publications double this week, grants decrease slightly

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This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 17th of January 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 1425 patent applications have been published in the 3rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1425 applications published in the journal, 147 applications account for early publications while 1278 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of...

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WIPO gears up to appoint its 5th Director General, IP5 discuss New Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence and other patent news

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In this week’s Patent News - Citrix and VMware to settle patent dispute; Michelin sues American tire manufacturer for patent infringement of BFGoodrich tread; Hitachi joins WIPO GREEN program as Contributing Partner; Apple, Microsoft, BMW and several others urge EU Commissioner to keep patent trolls in check; WIPO gears up to appoint its 5th Director General; IP5 hold inaugural meeting of joint Task Force on New Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence; IBM joins LOT Network to fight PAE’s; IBM beats own record, receives highest number of Patent Grants for 27th consecutive year and other patent news updates. Patent Disputes / Infringements...

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Slow down hits patent office – Patent grants and publications decrease last week

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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 10th of January 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 873 patent applications have been published in the 2nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 873 applications published in the journal, 133 applications account for early publications while 740 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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2019 Intellectual Property Statistics in India – Up, Up and away!

Intellectual Property Statistics 2019 for patents, industrial designs, copyrights, trademarks and geographical indications

For many, 2019 appeared to be a tumultuous year, legally and politically, while for others it was a year of radical but welcome changes. The view remains divided. Intellectual Property in India however, appears to have had a reasonably good year saving some deeply tragic losses such as that of IP luminary, Prof. Shamnad Basheer. In this post, we bring to you a recap of the patent statistics from 2019 and a comparison of these numbers with the statistics from 2017 and 2018. The data provided herein is calculated for the respective calendar years (January to December). The data is likely...

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Patents & Industrial Designs Statistics 2019 – A look back

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Firstly, congratulations are in order to the Patent Office and the office of the CGPDTM for its stellar performance in disposing of patent applications and bringing down the total pendency of patent applications in 2019. As recently as 2 years ago, the patent office suffered with a massive backlog of patent applications which was extremely frustrating to a patent applicant, however timely actions such as the recruitment of additional examiners, streamlining of patent office practice and procedures have borne fruit.  Patent statistics summary (1st January 2019 – 31st December 2019) Total applications Published 49351 Indian resident applicants 15466 Delhi 1889 Mumbai 1692 Bangalore 1651 Chennai 1637 Pune 1118 Hyderabad 812 Kolkata 338 Total Patents Granted 23527 Delhi 8925 Chennai 7578 Mumbai 3763 Kolkata 3261 Total applications examined 83226 Delhi 31314 Mumbai 27870 Kolkata 13108 Chennai 10934 In 2019, a total...

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Fitbit and Garmin to be investigated for alleged patent violation, Tata’s patent application on water purifier rejected and more patent news

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In this week’s Patent News - Indian Patent Office invites Applications for National IP Awards 2020; RGNIIPM concludes Training Program of 181 newly recruited Examiners of Patents and Designs; Hindustan Unilever scores a victory in water wars with Tata; Volterra LLC files patent infringement suit against Monolithic Power Systems; Sonos files lawsuit against Google Inc. for patent infringement; Illumina files patent infringement suit against BGI in Sweden and U.K; Alibaba tightens anti-counterfeiting and IPR protection; CNIPA publishes revised Patent Examiners Guidelines; European Commission publishes report on Protection and Enforcement of IPR in third countries; EPO and other representatives hold meeting...

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Patent office publishes first official journal of the year

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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 3rd of January 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 1472 patent applications have been published in the 1st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1472 applications published in the journal, 274 applications account for early publications while 1198 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. Also,...

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Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper says PM, Natco Pharma faces patent infringement law suit and more

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In this week’s Patent & Design News - “Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper,” says PM Narendra Modi; 12th edition of GIPC to be held in New Delhi, this week; IPO issues notification containing list of withdrawn patent applications; Taiho Pharmaceutical files patent infringement lawsuit against Natco Pharma; Eli Lilly wins lawsuit instituted against Apotex Inc. and other news updates. India Patent News 12th edition of GIPC to be held in New Delhi, this week The 12th edition of the Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC), Asia’s leading IP Convention on Innovation and IP, has been scheduled to be held between 8th and 10th January...

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Final issue of patent & design journal published

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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 27th of December 2019. 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 433 patent applications have been published in the 52nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 433 applications published in the journal, 83 applications account for early publications while 350 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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AstraZeneca sells rights over two patented cancer drugs, South Korea introduces IP backed financing and more

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In this week’s Patent News - IP filings by IIT-Delhi increase by 20% in 2019; Juvisé Pharmaceuticals acquires commercial rights for two cancer drugs from AstraZeneca; Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property conducts training program; South Korea encourages IP backed financing India Patent News IP filings by IIT-Delhi increase by 20% in 2019 According to an Economic times report, IIT-Delhi has apparently filed about 150 intellectual property applications in connection with patents, designs and other forms of IP, in India as well as other countries in 2019, thereby marking an increase  of about 20% in IP applications filed back in 2018. In addition to the...

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