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Indian Patent Office slows down this week

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1146 patent applications have been published in the 41st issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1146 applications published in the journal, 102 applications account for early publications while 1044 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Gaurav Mishra delivers a talk on Patent law

Patent law

Mr. Gaurav Mishra recently delivered a talk on the law of patents in India at a seminar organized by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in association with Sree Veerendra Patil Degree College, Bangalore on the 11th of October 2019. The seminar titled “IPR for Spurring Innovation and Creativity" was primarily aimed at helping students and faculties of science to understand IPR in general and grasp the importance of patents in relation to science and technology. The full presentation may be viewed here. [slideshare id=180855343&doc=introtopatentlaw-191011030239] Topics covered in this presentation include: What are patents? Why are patents important? Who can file...

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Huge increase in examination of patent applications this week

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1224 patent applications have been published in the 40th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1224 applications published in the journal, 13 applications account for early publications while 1211 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Patent office publishes list of withdrawn applications, EA games, Sketchers and Apple face lawsuit and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s patent news - Punjab University organizes Patent Search and Filing Workshop, MSME Development Institute at Dimapur holds awareness program on IP Rights, Indian Patent Office releases list of Withdrawn Patent Applications, WIPO Academy opens Registration for – General Course on Intellectual Property Rights: DL 101, BlueMail sues Apple Inc. for Patent Infringement, Nike institutes design patent law suit for infringement of its design patent against Sketchers, Electronic Arts faces patent infringement suit, Amazon launches Intellectual Property Accelerator, 59th Series of Meetings of WIPO Assemblies culminate. Indian Patent News Punjab University organizes Patent Search and Filing Workshop IP Chair, established by...

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IPO sees increase in patent activity

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1139 patent applications have been published in the 39th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1139 applications published in the journal, 183 applications account for early publications while 956 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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AICTE and CIPAM spar over invention guidelines, USPTO invites comments on patenting inventions developed by AI and more

India and foreign patent news

In this weeks patent news - AICTE differs with CIPAM’s guidelines for on-campus inventions, to approach ministry, USPTO extends date for comments on “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Patents”, Nokia sues Lenovo for patent infringement, EU parliament challenges EPO on plant patentability, Aftechmobile sues Apple Inc. for patent infringement, Canon Inc., ends patent infringement dispute against LLC VTT and LLC Pallady, European Patent Office to host Patent Information Conference 2019,   EUIPO hosts IP Horizon 5.0 in Alicante, Spain, Intellectual Property Office of Australia launches Global Artificial Intelligence Platform (GAIN) and more. Patent News updates from India AICTE differs with CIPAM’s guidelines for on-campus inventions,...

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Increased activity at IPO this week, publications and examinations see jump in numbers

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1007 patent applications have been published in the 38th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1007 applications published in the journal, 190 applications account for early publications while 817 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Patentability Requirements in India

Patentability Requirements in India

The requirements for patentability of inventions can be considered as one of the most important parts of patent law. They form the basis for grant of a patent, scope of protection, and patent validity, among others. At a general level, they influence the efficiency of the patent system in achieving its objectives of promoting scientific and technological progress, economic/industrial growth and public benefit. Owing to their value, they may be termed as essential parts of the patent machinery. If they fail, the patent machine also fails. Under the Indian Patents Act ("Act"), patentability requirements and their elements have not been laid...

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Reduction in Patent fees, Faster patent grants now? New WIPO IP Portal and more

India and foreign patent news

Ministry proposes to slash patent fees for MSME, Patent Rules Amended - Expedited examination option now available to women applicant, Government institutes and others, BEL establishes Product Development and Innovation Centre (PD & IC), in Bangalore, IBM files patent infringement suit against Zillow, European Commission releases Intellectual Property Rights Report 2019. Patent News Updates from India Ministry proposes to slash patent fees for MSME Piyush Goyal, the Minister for Commerce and Industry tabled a proposal last week to reduce the patent & design fees for MSME’s. According to the release from the Press Information Bureau, the Government intends to cut down fees for...

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Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2019 come into effect

Patent Amendment Rules 2019

Nine months after the Central government first notified the draft Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2018 on the 4th of December 2018, the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2019 have now come into effect through a notification by the Central Government on the 18th of September 2019 in its official gazette. In line with the draft rules, the new rules now primarily entitle the following categories of patent applicants to seek expedited examination of their patent applications: Small entities / MSME’s; Female applicants; Departments of the Government; Institutions owned or controlled by the Government; Institutions wholly or substantially financed by the Government; Government companies;...

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