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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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From Dress Pin to Safety Pin

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  This post was first published on 2nd September, 2014.   Inventive step / Non-Obviousness is one of the most important patentability criteria in almost all patent jurisdictions. Non-obviousness is the term used by the USPTO and is codified in 35 USC § 103. The requirement is that the claimed invention being patented should not be obvious, meaning that a "person having ordinary skill in the art" should not be able to easily guess or put two or more things together to arrive at the invention seeking a patent  grant. Now, let’s discuss the Inventive step / Non-Obviousness criteria with an interesting example relating to the Dress Pin invention...

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European Patent Office launches – Strategic Plan 2023, Interesting Inventions and more patent news

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“Patent News Bulletin: Quote of the Week, Indian Patent Statistics, First Examination Report (FER) Statistics, Indian Industrial Design Statistics, NLUJA, Assam invites applications for IPR Chair Professor; European Patent Office launches - Strategic Plan 2023; Coordination Meeting for IGO’s to be hosted by WIPO in July and more” presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. QUOTE OF THE WEEK  “Patent risks in Open Source usage are real, and Companies must implement mitigation measures before they prove to be too late or too expensive” – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels  INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total...

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The Progress and Value of Patents in India

The Progress and Value of Patents in India

Over the last decade, intellectual property (IP) has emerged as an important business tool for companies in India. Many companies have during the period managed to overcome the challenges posed by the Indian IP regime and devise strategies to derive business and competitive value from their IP assets. The progress of intellectual property law, policy and systems has instilled confidence in IP holders and noticeably furthered their commercial interests. Intellectual property awareness, knowledge and culture improved significantly during the period, and IP has now become an important assessment parameter for research and educational institutions, academics and corporate employees. Among researchers,...

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3M settles patent infringement suit, IP5 launch AI taskforce, EPO online courses and more

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  "Patent News Bulletin: Quote of the Week, Indian Patent Statistics, First Examination Report (FER) Statistics, Indian Industrial Design Statistics, 3M settles patent infringement suit with Tovis Co. Ltd and Scientific Games Corp., IP5 heads launch New Emerging Technologies and AI taskforce, European Patent Office offers exceptional online courses to IP enthusiasts, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore announces IPIII initiative and other news updates" is presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week "Patent enforcement insurance will go a long way in enhancing the value of patents."- Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala,...

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Draft Patent Rules 2019, India joins key WIPO treaties, Royal Enfield v. Flash Electronics and more

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  “Patent News Bulletin: Indian Patent Statistics, First Examination Report (FER) Statistics, Industrial Design Statistics, Draft Patent Rules, 2019, India joins three key WIPO International Classification Treaties, Nice Agreement, Vienna Agreement, Locarno Agreement, DC – MSME issues guidelines on IPR for MSME’s, Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation forms think-tank called Begin, PCT roving seminars 2019, Delhi High Court stops ZTT India from infringing Sterlite’s Patent, NATCO Pharma settles patent dispute with Onyx Therapeutics in US, Royal Enfield denies Flash Electronics’ allegations and other news updates,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the...

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Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting Inventions, WIPO – India Summer School, NATCO Pharma patent settlement and more

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  “Indian Patent Statistics, Interesting Inventions, Industrial Designs Statistics, BananaIP completes 15 years, WIPO – India Summer School on IP to begin in June, NATCO Pharma settles infringement dispute with Onyx Therapeutics, South Korea to host this year’s IP5 roundtable and more patent news” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week  “Patent knowledge cannot promote scientific progress unless it is accessible.” - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels Indian Patent Statistics A total of 789 patent applications have been published in the 22nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 789 applications...

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National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Flash Electronics India sues Royal Enfield, Hague Agreement and more

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“Niti Aayog proposes ‘National Strategy for AI’, Flash Electronics, India files infringement suit against Royal Enfield, China in talks to join The Hague Agreement, Republic of Estonia celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Estonian Patent Office, Joint study by EPO and EUIPO explains why SME’s who implement IP show better growth and more patent news” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week  “Obtaining and maintaining a patent is a lot like playing chess, strategy is often the key” – Gaurav Mishra, BananaIP Counsels Indian Patent Statistics A total of 923 patent applications have been published...

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What is the Value of Your IP?

Intellectual Property

Original Date of Publication: September 6th, 2010 Unlike five years ago, many Indian companies in today believe that Intellectual Property (IP) adds value to their business interests. They have been aggressively protecting their IP and are asking what their IP is worth. They are not content with the answer of attorneys that revolves around exclusivity, competitive advantage, market share, price margins and so on. Companies would like to know if their IP really has value in terms of money. Determining the value of IP in terms of money is called IP Valuation. Valuation of IP is very tricky due to the uncertainities...

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Voting Machine Patent, Delhi High Court restrains Natco, Samsung and Huawei settle patent dispute and more

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  “Indian elections and Patents on voting machines, Delhi High Court restrains Natco from manufacturing cancer drug, Samsung and Huawei end eight - year long patent dispute, Novartis thwarts attempt to invalidate its cancer drug in US and more patent news” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week  “Ideas in your mind have no patent value. They must be expressed or reduced to practice before it is too late” – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Author, Professor and Leading IP Attorney Indian Patent Statistics A total of 1034 patent applications have been published in the 20th issue of...

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