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Contributory Infringement, Arctic Cat, Blu-Ray Discs, Driverless Car and more

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Google patents, IPO patent stats, Contributory Infringement, Arctic Cat, Blu-Ray Discs, Driverless Car and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India's Premier New Age IP Firm. Patent quote of the Week "We love patents, but not unconditionally; We believe in patents, but not mindlessly; We value patents, but not at the cost of our core values; and We are serious about patents, but saving life always comes first." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala Patent Stats from the Indian Patents and Designs Office Total number of patent applications published in the official journal of the patent office as issued on 3rd March 2017: 701 Total...

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Patentability Requirements – A Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at BMS College, Bangalore

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The following presentation titled "Patentability Requirements" was delivered at BMS College by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Chief IP Attorney at BananaIP Counsels. The presentation covers the following topics: Patentable subject matter Product or Process patents - Section 2(1)(j) Exclusions under Section 3 of the Patents Act Section 3(d) & it's explanation Section 3(j) - explanation and examples Section 3(k) - explanation and examples Section 3(i) - explanation and examples Industrial Applicability Novelty Anticipation of Novelty Inventive Step Specification Secondary Indicia Novelty/Inventive Step Section 10 of the Patents Act Dr. Kalyan’s Books And Novels You may access the full presentation here: [slideshare id=72723465&doc=patentabilityrequirements-bmscollege2017-170302055131] About Dr. Kalyan Dr. Kalyan...

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Landmark case, Chemtura Corporation v. UOI, Facebook patents, Computer Related Inventions & more

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This weekly update on patents and industrial designs is brought to you by the patents division at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. 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 (Pioneer of Human Genome Sequencing) Patent Stats from the Indian Patents and Designs Office Total number of patent applications published in the official journal of the patent office as issued on 24th February 2017: 504 Total number...

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Rangoon movie, Facebook Licensing, DC Super Hero Girls, Special 301 and more

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This weekly update on Copyrights, Media and Entertainment Law is brought to you by the Entertainment Law experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. Thought of the Week "Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device." - Lawrence Lessig Copyright Infringement Case updates Kangana and Rangoon team land in murky waters of copyright infringement Film production company Nadia Movietone Pvt Ltd. has filed a copyright infringement suit against director & producer Vishal Bhardwaj and has sought a stay on the release of his movie 'Rangoon'. The Bombay High Court has...

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Landmark cases, Amazon’s interesting patent, Apple and Qualcomm dispute.

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  This weekly update on patents is brought to you by the Patent experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. In this weeks patent news and updates we bring to you a Landmark case in patents, latest stats from the patent & designs office, an interesting patent granted to Amazon and much more. Happy reading! Patent thought of the week: "Grant is the beginning of the Patent Game, not its end." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala Patent Stats: Patent applications published by the Indian Patent Office between 11th February 2017 and 19th February 2017: 547 Patent applications granted by the Indian Patent Office between 11th February 2017 and 19th February 2017:...

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First Amendment to WTO comes into force

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The recent amendment to the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)  is the first ever amendment to WTO accords after its founding in 1995. The amendment to the TRIPs agreement came into force on 23rd January, 2017, after 2/3rd members of WTO accepted it. The amendment facilitates supply of drugs to developing/least developed countries lacking pharmaceutical production capacity under a compulsory license. The amendment was made to address public health needs of people in poor countries with limited or no pharmaceutical manufacturing capacities. Before this amendment, compulsory license grants were permitted only to address national needs. Now,...

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Understanding Software Inventions in India and US

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The following article is brought to you by the Patent experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels, India's leading new age IP firm. This post will help you understand how software inventions are normally examined and understood by the Indian Patent Office and the United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO). Due to the growing economic significance of computers and computer programs, the patentability of software inventions has been a subject of international attention in the recent past. A software patent is generally defined as the patent that involves programming techniques to enhance the computer performance. The Indian patent law does not provide a...

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Is it really time to break Patents in India?

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Today morning, The Hindu carried a well-articulated article by Shamnad entitled 'Time to break in India.' If you were to read the piece in isolation, you would be convinced about the futility of the patent system, and would probably take up arms against it. Shamnad's conviction and ability to convince is of the highest order, but with due respect, we disagree with him. We do not disagree because of business interests, personal biases, or misplaced beliefs; we disagree because his analysis simply does not make sense. The first line of the article states: "Inefficient: Patents breed uncertainty of an order that is...

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Weekly Updates

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This weekly update on patents is brought to you by the Patent experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. Patent thought of the week: “A country without a patent office and good patent laws is just a crab and can't travel any way but sideways and backwards.” – Mark Twain Patent Stats: Patent applications published by the Indian Patent Office between 3rd February 2017 and 10th February 2017:  696 Patent applications granted by the Indian Patent Office between 3rd February 2017 and 10th February 2017: 172 Designs registered by the Indian Designs Office between 3rd February 2017 and 10th February 2017: 138 Patent cases update: Landmark Cases - Bishwanath Prasad Radhey...

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A Presentation on “Patent Search” by Mr. Nitin Nair delivered at NLSIU

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The following presentation titled “Patent Search”, was delivered on 22nd January, 2017 by Mr. Nitin Nair,  Senior Partner,  BananaIP Counsels, at National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) to the Post Graduate Diploma Intellectual Property Rights Law PGDIPR students as a part of their course. The Presentation included the following topics: Criteria for Patent Search Databases used for Patent Search Search methodologies used for Patent Search Keyword Searches and examples Classification based searches Types of classifications Tips for Searching Types of searches Patentability Analysis Landscape Analysis Infringement Analysis FTO Analysis Invalidity Analysis To access the entire presentation please visit the below mentioned...

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