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Delhi High Court Patent Rules: Comments

DELHI HIGH COURT PATENT RULES

The Delhi High Court published the draft of the proposed High Court of Delhi Rules governing Patent Suits, 2020 on 9th of October 2020 and has invited comments regarding the same. The rules are proposed to be issued under Section 158 of the Patents Act. In the context of ambiguities surrounding Patent litigation in India, these rules are a welcome step towards clarity and certainity with respect to the procedure. A copy of the rules may be viewed here Some comments and observations of BananaIP's Patent department with respect to the rules are provided here under, for the benefit of our...

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HIGH COURT OF DELHI RULES GOVERNING PATENT SUITS, 2020

HIGH COURT OF DELHI RULES GOVERNING PATENT SUITS, 2020

The High Court of Delhi has published a draft of the proposed “The High Court of Delhi Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020” for comments and suggestions from the members of the bar. The framing of Rules is under Section 158 (Power of High Courts to make rules) of the Patents Act, 1970. The proposed rules may be accessed at http://delhihighcourt.nic.in/writereaddata/Upload/PublicNotices/PublicNotice_G3SK9Q0PX99.PDF. Comments and suggestions may be sent to the office of the Registrar General of the High Court of Delhi by e-mail to jr- [email protected] before 6th November 2020.   Introduction: By virtue of powers conferred on the High Court under Section 158 of...

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Changes to UK IP Law from 1st January 2021, Indian Designs added to WIPO Global Design Database, AI related patent applications double and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Indian Designs added to WIPO Global Design Database; EPO invalidates Amgen’s patent claims protecting drug - Praluent, rules in favor of Sanofi and Regeneron; TikTok Inc. files suit for declaratory relief against Triller; Jury verdict directs Apple to pay $500 million to VirnetX by way of damages; UK IPO publishes information on the changes to UK intellectual property law from 1st January 2021; USPTO hosts ID5 6th Annual Meeting, commemorates the 5th anniversary of the ID5 forum; SAIP organizes IP20+ Global Intellectual Property Challenges Forum and other news updates. INDIAN DESIGNS NEWS Indian Designs now added...

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520 patent granted this week, 61% increase in grants

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 30th of October 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 761 patent applications have been published in the 44th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 761 applications published in the journal, 289 applications account for early publications while 472 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2020 come into force – Here are the changes

Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2020

On the 20th of October, 2020 the Central Government through an Official Gazette notification published the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, containing the revised rules. In summary, amendments have been made to the timeline and content required while submitting the Statement of Working of Patents (Form 27) for a granted Patent and in respect of the requirements for filing priority documents and its verified English translation for PCT national phase applications in India. The highlights of the Revised Rules 2020 are broadly set out below: 1. Statement of Working of Patent (Form 27) The amended rule 131(2) now states: “(2) The statements referred to in sub-rule...

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Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, LDC’s request WTO to extend transition period and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020 come into force; Nokia seeks injunction against Lenovo for patent infringement; LDC’s request WTO to extend transition period under the TRIP’s for 12 years; CNIPA and EPO to launch pilot program for Chinese Applicants to designate EPO as an additional ISA. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020 come into force from 20th October 2020 Last year, in the month of May, the Indian Patent Office published the draft Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2019. The Office had invited objections and suggestions from all persons with regard to the proposed amendments. On 22nd...

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25% decrease in patent grants, 13% decrease in patent publications

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 23rd of October 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 654 patent applications have been published in the 43rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 654 applications published in the journal, 205 applications account for early publications while 449 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Annual report 2018-2019 published, US and EU block India and South Africa on IPR waiver proposal and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Office of CGPDTM publishes Annual Report 2018-2019, TCS ranks first in the field of Information Technology; IPO to accept 5 more PPH requests for 2020; Indian Patent Office issues list of withdrawn patent applications; Union Education Minister launches Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness campaign – “KAPILA”;  U.S.A, E.U and Australia dissent on waiver of IPR under the TRIP’s Agreement and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES Office of CGPDTM publishes Annual Report 2018-2019, TCS ranks first in the field of Information Technology The Office of CGPDTM recently published the Annual Report 2018-2019, the Report...

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Patent publications and grant decrease for a second consecutive 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 16th of October 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 752 patent applications have been published in the 42nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 752 applications published in the journal, 311 applications account for early publications while 441 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”, USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”, RGNIIPM issues updated notice on Online Joint IPR Workshops; Cisco Systems to pay $1.9 billion by way of damages to Centripetal Networks; Sharp Corp and Daimler sign patent licensing agreement; USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy; South Africa and India seek waiver of IP provisions under the TRIP’s Agreement from the WTO. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020” According to a notification published by the High Court of Delhi last week,...

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