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Pressing Need to Clear the Muddy Waters: SEP Litigation in India

This guest post is authored by Meena Annamalai, a fourth year law student from the School of Excellence in Law, Tamil Nadu, Dr. Ambedkar Law University Indian jurisprudence saw the birth of Standard Essential Patent (SEP) litigation only in 2009 when Koninklijke Philips Electronic N.V filed two suits in the Delhi High Court (DHC) alleging infringement of its Patent which was a SEP for a DVD Video Player. The judgment[i] pronounced by the DHC in this case was the base on which SEP jurisprudence was developed in India. However a lion’s share of SEP litigation in India goes to Telefonaktiebolaget LM...

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In this week’s Patent News: ISRO’s patent generates buzz, Open Invention Network and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – ISRO's patent generates buzz, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group joins the Open Invention Network; UKIPO brings an end to “interrupted days,” regular operations will resume on 30th July 2020 and other news updates. Indian Patent Updates ISRO's patent generates buzz News reports were abuzz last week after the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) obtained a patent for the invention "A LIQUID COOLING AND HEATING GARMENT". ISRO filed a patent application for the said invention on 8th February 2016 and was issued a patent (338868) on the 19th of June 2020. The abstract of the patented invention reads as follows: "This...

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63% more applications granted last week; publications tally at 791

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 26th of June 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 791 patent applications have been published in the 26th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 791 applications published in the journal, 242 applications account for early publications while 549 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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WIPO PROOF – a new service from WIPO, High Court orders withdrawal of IPOs public notice and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – WIPO PROOF – a new business service that provides evidence of an intellectual asset's existence, Public notice issued by IPO on 18th May 2020 stands withdrawn; Digimedia Tech files patent infringement lawsuit against Nikon; KIPO opens National Patent Big Data Centre in Seoul and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS Public notice issued by IPO on 18th May 2020 stands withdrawn The High Court of Delhi issued an order on 17th June 2020 stating that the public notice issued by Indian Patent Office (IPO) on 18th May 2020 stands withdrawn. According to the latest public notice issued...

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Fewer examination reports being issued, will backlog haunt patent office again?

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 19th of June 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 685 patent applications have been published in the 25th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 685 applications published in the journal, 149 applications account for early publications while 536 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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India advocates TRIPs flexibility at the virtual WTO General Council Meeting, CNIPA publishes first patent application related to a vaccine for COVID-19 and more patent related news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – IP-India welcomes RGNIIPM to the Twitter world; India advocates TRIPs flexibility at the virtual WTO General Council Meeting; CNIPA publishes first patent application related to a vaccine for COVID-19; USPTO launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center; USPTO and JPO Heads release joint statement; Green Science Alliance joins WIPO GREEN as contributing partner; CNIPA’s Annual budget reveals key performance indicators and IPOPHL accepts online requests for Commercial Patent Search.” INDIA PATENT NEWS IP-India welcomes RGNIIPM to the Twitter world The Indian Patent Office (IPO) recently welcomed Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM), a Central Government Institute on...

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Activity at IPO returns to near normal, 500+ grants in one week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 12th of June 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 739 patent applications have been published in the 24th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 739 applications published in the journal, 144 applications account for early publications while 595 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Mammoth increase in patent grants and publications by IPO

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

The Patent & Design data provided below has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 5th of June 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 663 patent applications were published in the 23rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 663 applications published in the journal, 196 applications accounted for early publications while 467 applications accounted for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Patent Cases in 2020 – Short Notes and Summaries

Cde Asia Limited (Plaintiff) vs Jaideep Shekhar & Anr (Defendants) Decided on 24 February, 2020 by Delhi High Court (CS(COMM) 124/2019). The Plaintiff in the case filed an infringement suit claiming that the Defendants infringed its patent and design relating to "System Device Process for Classification of Various Materials." In response the Defendants filed an application under Order VII Rules 10 and 11 for rejection of the plaint, wherein they argued that the plaint was not maintainable based on the post-grant opposition filed by the Defendants under Section 25 of the Patents Act and that the cause of action did not arise in...

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Compulsory Licensing in India – Talk by Gaurav Mishra

Mr. Gaurav Mishra, Managing Associate at BananaIP Counsels delivered a talk on the Compulsory licensing provisions in India under the Patents Act on the 3rd of June 2020 at an event organized by the Department of Science and technology, Rajasthan. The webinar event was attended by over a 100 participants including, students, lawyers, medical professionals and academicians.  The talk was delivered as part of the Rajasthan, DST's laudable initiative of creating IP awareness as well as helping the attendees grasp the nuances of the Indian Patent Law.  In this presentation, Mr. Gaurav covered topics such as Grounds for issue of compulsory...

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