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Morality and Patentability of Sexual Inventions

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Morality is regularly cited as a ground of objection by the Indian Patent Office (IPO) while examining applications involving sexual inventions relating to aids, devices and stimulants. To understand if any of the patent applications managed to overcome the said objections and proceed to grant, we reviewed patent applications in class A61 relating to sexual aids, stimulants, toys and methods. Details of the patent documents reviewed have been provided in another part of this post. Out of seventeen (17) sexual inventions we identified, morality objection has been raised in all seven (7) patent applications for which examination reports were issued. Three...

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Patent Prosecution strategy, Interesting Designs, Patent Agent Examination 2018, GNLU patent course, Amazon’s cage patent and more

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“Patent Prosecution strategy, Interesting Designs, Patent Agent Examination – 2018 Registration extension, Certificate Course on “Patent Law Practices in the United States, India and China” by GNLU, Ericsson demands arbitration in HTC dispute, Amazon’s ‘cage for workers’ patent faces severe criticism, ARIPO to launch Free Regional Intellectual Property Database and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the Week “Patent prosecution is a lot like a game of chess. It requires skill, strategy and sacrifice.” – Gaurav Mishra, BananaIP Counsels. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 634 patent applications have...

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Interesting inventions, Low IP awareness in India says study, Facebook v. Blackberry, Blackberry’s patents invalidated and more.

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“Interesting inventions of the week, Telepresence robot with full body control and handwriting transmission, Head Gesture Controlled Wheelchair, System for a moving puzzle theater, Study shows low IP awareness in India, Facebook alleges Blackberry of patent infringement, Blackberry patents invalidated, US ITC agrees to review Motorola – Hytera case, and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the Week “When we began Qualcomm, it had become quite clear that it was very important to patent new ideas.” - Irwin M. Jacobs, Co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm Indian Patent...

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Searching for Patents on Indian Patent Database (InPASS)

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  I recall a time when searching for Indian patents and applications online was almost impossible. Performing a search to identify relevant prior art would mean perusal of each and every weekly gazette published by the Indian patent office. These gazettes, being poorly scanned copies of the bibliographic data, would make patent searching a task in itself and let us not even begin to discuss the patience that was tested. It was a time when even the popular paid databases failed to provide comprehensive data on Indian patents. Today, however, performing a patent search for Indian patents has become fairly easier thanks...

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Interesting Inventions, Wrong statistics by Indian Patent office, Huawei fined 10.5 million dollars, USPTO offers refunds and more.

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“Interesting Inventions, Self Igniting Incense Sticks, Anti-mosquito paint, Sign language to speech synthesizer, Wrong statistics published by Indian Patent office,  Patent infringement suits, US Court slaps Huawei with $10.5 million, Verizon faces patent infringement suit, USPTO offers refunds for electronic filing outage and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the Week “Everything that can be associated to ideas, inventions, copyrights, and patents is part of the IP world - at least, that's my definition. That all starts with people. Education is key.” -  Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice...

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Interesting Inventions, Coffee Drones, Paper from Cow dung, Blackberry versus Facebook and SnapInc, Design term extension and more.

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“Interesting Inventions, IBM patents drones that deliver coffee, Making paper from Cow dung, Blackberry versus Facebook and SnapInc in patent infringement suit, Design term extension in Japan likely and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent 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 Renowned IP Attorney Indian Patent Statistics A total of 750 patent applications have been published in the 34th issue of the patent journal....

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Drop in patent publications, 220 patent examiner posts vacant, Interesting invention of the week, Sony versus Fujifilm and more.

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“Drop in patent publications, 220 patent examiner posts vacant, Interesting invention of the week, Sony versus Fujifilm and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the Week Patents have a place in medical science - for new inventions that advance the state of knowledge. – Adam Cohen, American Journalist Indian Patent Statistics A total of 617 patent applications have been published in the 33rd issue of the patent journal. Out of the 617 applications, 78 applications account for early publications while 539 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring...

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Minister clarifies on pending Indian patents, India’s GII ranking increases, National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights, Patent Licensing Agreement and Settlement and more.

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“Minister clarifies on pending Indian patents, Patent Agent Examination registrations to remain open till 16th August 2018, India's GII ranking increases, National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights, Qualcomm settles patent dispute with Taiwanese government, Patent Licensing Agreement and Settlement other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the Week “Patents are the best and most effective means of controlling competition.” - Edwin J. Prindle, Former Chairman of the Patent Committee of the American Chemical Society. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 1086 patent applications have been published in the 32nd issue...

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“Intellectual Property Rights for Software”- By Nitin Nair at Centre for Ai & Robotics (CAIR), DRDO, Bangalore.

His talk focused on the changing face of protecting software related inventions in India. This session includes a look at relevant sections of act, legal decisions, and alternate forms of protection. The presentation is attached herewith.   Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) in India from BananaIP Counsels...

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Interesting Patents, Patent Infringement News, Patent Licensing and Acquisition, WIPO guide on Alternative Dispute Resolution in IP and more.

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“Slight increase in patent statistics, Interesting Patents, Seismic isolator device for seismic protection, Automated Retractable Writing Instrument, Patent Agent Examination registrations, Apple versus WiLan, Patent Infringement, Patent Licensing, InterDigital completes acquisition of Technicolor’s Patent Licensing business, Updated WIPO Guide on ADR’s in IP and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Quote of the Week “Inventions cannot be judged on patent parameters, but patents have the ability to take inventions very far.” – Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala, Author, IP Professor, Founder Indian Patent Statistics A total of 564 patent applications have been...

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