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Fall in the Patent Grants this week

Fall in the Patent Grants this week

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 13th of August 2021. 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 773 patent applications have been published in the 33rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 773 applications published in the journal, 230 applications account…

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Linear Curve in Patent Grants this week

Linear Curve in Patent Grants this week

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 6th of August 2021. 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 916 patent applications have been published in the 32nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 916 applications published in the journal, 202 applications account…

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Latest Patent Cases - Part 3

Latest Patent Cases in 2021 – Part 3

Sulphur Mills Limited vs Dharmaj Crop Guard Limited & Anr. In this case involving a patent with respect to an agricultural fertilizer composition, the Delhi High Court granted an interim injunction in favour of the patent holder. In a comprehensive and well written judgment, Justice Pratibha Singh rejected the defendant’s plea of prima facie patent invalidity based on a preexisting patent of the patent holder. Justice Singh came to the prima facie conclusion that the patented invention was novel…

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Indian Patent Stats : 23rd July to 30th july 2021

More than 70% hike in Patent Grants

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 30th of July 2021. 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 725 patent applications have been published in the 31st issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 725 applications published in the journal, 194 applications account…

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Drop in Patent grants

Indian Patent Statistics 2021: Drop in Patent Grants this week

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 23rd of July 2021. 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 634 patent applications have been published in the 30th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 634 applications published in the journal, 124 applications account…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions and Patents

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions and Patents

AUTHORED BY DR. KALYAN C. KANKANALA Senior Partner (IP Consulting and Strategy), BananaIP Counsels Email: contact@bananaip.com Linkedin Wikipedia-w Info As new technologies emerge, they challenge traditional legal principles and concepts, which often lag behind technological progress. Though Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a term and a field has been in existence since the 1950s, it did not pose serious legal challenges as its implementability and applicability was limited. Today however, developments in computation, communication, information, data and other…

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Indian Patent Statistics

Patent Publications double this week in India

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 16th of July 2021. 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 879 patent applications have been published in the 29th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 879 applications published in the journal, 325 applications account…

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Latest Patent Cases in 2021 - Part 2

Latest Patent Cases in 2021 – Part 2

Merck Sharp And Dohme Corp & ANR vs YMS Laboratories Private Limited In this case, the plaintiff, owner of patents pertaining to Sitagliptin and its derivative salts, filed an infringement suit against the defendant. The plaintiff prayed for an Ad Interim Injunction during the pendency of the suit. After reviewing the facts presented, the Court granted an Exparte Ad Interim Injunction as the plaintiff made out a prima facie case. The plaintiff in the case submitted evidence to show that…

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Weekly Patent News

After Natco, Bajaj Healthcare files compulsory license against Eli Lilly; EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal issues decision on ‘double patenting’ and more

In this week’s patent news: After Natco, Bajaj Healthcare files compulsory license application against Eli Lilly for Baricitinib; EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal issues Decision G4/19 – Applications can be refused for ‘double patenting'; IP5 meet virtually to improve application and examination procedures for AI patents; EPO launches ‘EPO Data Hub’ mobile app and Joint Release by WHO, WTO and WIPO Indian Patent News After Natco, Bajaj Healthcare files compulsory license application against Eli Lilly for Baricitinib Drug manufacturer, Bajaj Healthcare…

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Latest Patent Cases in 2021 - Part 1

Latest Patent Cases in 2021 – Part 1

H. Lundbeck A/S & Anr. vs Symed Labs Limited In this case, the patent holder (plaintiff) and the defendant settled a patent suit even before notice was served, and filed an application asking the Court to decree the suit as per the terms of the settlement agreement, which the Court did. The Court also refunded the Court fee payed by the plaintiff in the case. This settlement agreement between the parties is interesting because it dealt with use of the…

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