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Patents and Cow Slaughter

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  "Cow Slaughter” has been a hotly debated topic for a while in India now. It started with laws banning slaughter and issues around citizen enforcement of such laws, and recently gained serious momentum after the Union Government passed regulations banning sale of animals in markets for slaughter under the Prevention of Cruelty Act. While the Madras High Court stayed the Government’s regulations on constitutional grounds, the Rajasthan High Court went to the extent of recommending life imprisonment for slaughtering a cow, and recommended making the cow a national animal. Following Rajasthan High Court's recommendation, the debate has now reached a completely...

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Uber, Driverless car, Samsung, Rollable tablet, Patent Licensing, Disputes and Settlements, Apple, Qualcomm, Nokia, McDonald’s, Patent Tip and more

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Uber’s driverless car patent, Samsung’s Rollable tablet patent, Patent Licensing, Disputes and Settlements, Apple versus Qualcomm, Qualcomm versus Blackberry, Nokia versus Apple, McDonald’s Patent Infringement, Patent Tip and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Patent Quote of the week People equate patents with secrecy, that secrecy is what patents were designed to overcome. That's why the formula for Coca-Cola was never patented. They kept it as a trade secret, and they've outlasted patent laws by 80 years or more. Craig Venter, American Biotechnologist. Patent stats from the Indian Patent Office This week there has...

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Practical Pointers on Managing Patents

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Adopting good house keeping practices is a prerequisite to efficient management of patents. To avoid costly mistakes while prosecuting and maintaining patents, it is necessary to have an organized, yet simple systems for file management and docketing. Being jurisdictional in nature, seeking protection for every invention involves filing and managing multiple patents in multiple countries. Furthermore, most patent strategies adopted by companies to manage the lifecycle of their product involve filing multiple patents covering different aspects of the same invention leading to a sizable portfolio of patents to be prosecuted and maintained throughout its lifetime. The difference in laws and...

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Apple’s pizza box, iPhone 8 patent, IIT-B bottle design, Anti-rape shoes, Kodak Patent Portfolio license, Qualcomm v. Apple, Trade secrets and Misappropriation, Patent Tip of the week and more.

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Apple’s pizza box, Interesting patents, iPhone 8 patent, IIT-B bottle design, Anti-rape shoes, Nike dispute, Kodak Patent Portfolio license, Qualcomm v. Apple, Trade secrets and Misappropriation, WIPO – North Korea Chemical Weapons controversy, Huawei Technologies, Patent Tip of the week and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP 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. Patent Stats from the Indian Patent Office: While there has been a notable increase...

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Employment to Entrepreneurship: Arnab Goswami, Times Now, Republic TV and Intellectual Property

  The row between Arnab Goswami and The Times Group (Bennett Coleman & Co.) elucidates some problems an employee turned entrepreneur may face from her/his erstwhile employer. Arnab Goswami was the star of Times Now, a television news channel, and his catch phrase, "The Nation Wants to Know," is extremely popular, to say the least. At the end of 2016, Goswami decided to quit Times Now on what appears to be not very amicable terms. In the first week of May 2017, Goswami launched his television channel called 'Republic TV' from his venture, ARG Outlier Media. Goswami's new venture received great public...

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Drafting a Patent Specification

Introduction and Approach A patent specification is considered to be a techno-legal document because of the presence of technical details of the invention and legal limits of the protection embedded therein. The language used in a patent specification has a combination of technical and legal jargons. Patent specification is a document through which an inventor discloses the details of his invention in exchange for the exclusive rights awarded by the government. From a broader perspective, the government expects a patent specification to disclose the invention details so that any person from the public (after the patent expires) can make and/or practice the...

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Patents granted to Google, TVS & Microsoft, DIPP and WIPO agreement, Apple and Samsung v. Qualcomm, Expedited examination and more

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Patent Validity, Interesting patents from Google, TVS & Microsoft, DIPP and WIPO agreement, WIPO Summer School on IP, Apple and Samsung versus Qualcomm, Seminars, and Conferences, Startup patents, Expedited examination and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Patent Quote of the Week “Patent Validity is a figment of legal interpretation, it can be contested, reversed and cancelled any time before expiry.” – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Renowned IP Attorney, Professor and Novelist Patent stats from the Indian Patent Office Activity at the Patent office has decreased substantially this week. Putting together early and ordinary publications, there...

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Patent office updates, Interesting Patents, CRI Guidelines, Qualcomm v. Apple and Samsung, Recent patent grants, GoDaddy Patent Infringement, Patent Tip of the Week and more

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Patent office updates, Interesting Patents, CRI Guidelines, Qualcomm v. Apple and Samsung, Recent patent grants, GoDaddy Patent Infringement, Patent Tip of the Week and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Quote of the Week “Patent Law cannot afford to sit and watch while technology advancement changes its dynamics.” – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Renowned IP Attorney, Professor and Novelist Patent stats from the Indian Patent Office Patent publications have modestly increased this week in comparison to the previous week. While early publications have shown a massive increase of about 236%, ordinary publications have...

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Drone delivery, IBM patents, Training courses,Google’s PatentShield program and more

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Drone delivery, IBM patents, Training courses, Qualcomm and Smartron Patent Licensing Agreement,  Google’s PatentShield program, Patent tip of the week and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Quote of the week Patents are like fertilizer. Applied wisely and sparingly, they can increase growth. But if you apply too many chemicals, or make patents too strong, then you can leach the land, making growth more difficult. - Alex Tabarrok Patent stats from the Indian Patent Office This week, there has been a great dip in the number of applications accepted for early publication. Only 30...

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Challenges in IP Portfolio Management

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  Our previous post in this series discussed the value Intellectual Property brings to business and why managing the life cycle of IP systematically and efficiently becomes imperative. However, efficient management of the IP life cycle comes with its share of challenges that need to be addressed continuously and consistently to ensure smooth prosecution life of the IP. Today’s post is aimed at discussing some of the challenges professionals in IP face while managing IP portfolios.   Challenges with respect to timelines Each IP application has numerous deadlines during its lifecycle. For each application, the process and deadlines vary based on the country where...

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