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Free Patent Filings for Open COVID Pledge Adopters

Free Patent Filings for Open COVID Pledge Adopters

With the objective of promoting generation of inventions that can help in the fight against COVID-19, BananaIP earlier launched a free patent program for inventors of personal protection equipment, especially masks. We are now launching another free patent program for inventions aimed at COVID testing, prevention and cure ("COVID Inventions"). As a part of this initiative, BananaIP's attorneys will search, draft and file patent and design applications in India with respect to COVID Inventions without charging any professional fee if the applicant agrees to take the Open COVID Pledge. For select inventions shortlisted by the firm's team of experts, BananaIP...

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IPO Postpones WIPO-Indian Summer School, WIPO Releases New e-PCT – version 4.7 And More

Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School and more

In this week’s Patent News – WIPO releases new e-PCT - version 4.7; IPO postpones WIPO-Indian Summer School until further notice; IPO issues notice containing list of withdrawn patent applications and other news updates. INDIAN PATENT NEWS IPO postpones WIPO-Indian Summer School until further notice In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Patent Office has indefinitely postponed the WIPO-India Summer School that was previously scheduled to be held between 1st June and 12th June 2020. The official notice also states that new dates will be intimated once they have been finalized. You may click here to access the official notice. IPO postpones IP Innovation Gallery...

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265 Patent Publications, 219 Grants in the last week

Weekly IP Statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 24th of April 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 265 patent applications have been published in the 17th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 265 applications published in the journal, 100 applications account for early publications while 165 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period....

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Royalty free IP license to fight COVID-19 pandemic, Patent Agent Examination registrations extended and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Patent office cancels all hearings till 3rd May 2020; IPO extends deadline to register for Patent Agent Examination 2020; Irish national body creates non-exclusive royalty free IP license to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS Patent office cancels all hearings till 3rd May 2020 In view of the recent extension of the nation-wide lockdown by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, the Office of CGPDTM has issued a new public notice further to the previous notice issued on 25th March 2020. The latest notice issued on 15th April 2020 states...

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COVID concerns paralyze IPO, no new patent grants or design registration

Weekly IP 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 17th of April 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 372 patent applications have been published in the 16th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 372 applications published in the journal, 12 applications account for early publications while 360 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. No...

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Dr. Kalyan Kankanala delivers a talk on Infringement Analysis for students at NLSIU – Bangalore on April 19th , 2020

Patent Infringment

Dr. Kalyan explained the concept of patent infringement, assessing literal infringement and infringement by doctrine of equivalence with examples. The infringement test used in the Indian courts was also discussed. Please find the presentation below for your reference.   [slideshare id=232248988&doc=patentinfringementanalysis2020-200419055319]...

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China ousts USA as top patent filer, WHO supports COVID-19 patent pool

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – China emerges as top patent filer in the world; Enhanced damages of $389 million awarded to Bristol-Myers Squibb; British American Tobacco files patent infringement lawsuit against Philip Morris; WHO Director General supports Costa Rican governments proposal to create an exclusive voluntary IP pool for COVID-19 products and other news updates. PATENT INFRINGEMENT NEWS British American Tobacco files patent infringement suit against Philip Morris British American Tobacco (BAT), the second-largest cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company in the world, has filed a lawsuit against Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) for patent infringement in U.S.A and Germany. BAT has filed...

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290 patent publications, no examinations and no grants in the last week

Weekly IP 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 10th of April 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 290 patent applications have been published in the 15th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 290 applications published in the journal, 8 applications account for early publications while 282 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. No...

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USPTO extends patent deadlines while UKIPO declares interrupted days and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – USPTO issues Notice of Waiver of patent-related deadlines under the CARES Act; UKIPO declares “interrupted days” from 24th March 2020 and other news updates. INTERNATIONAL PATENT NEWS USPTO issues Notice of Waiver of patent-related deadlines under the CARES Act In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has extended the time to file certain patent-related documents and fees for applications that would have been due on or after 27th March 2020. The USPTO has granted the extension in accordance with Section 12004 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act...

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Free Patent Filings for Inventive Masks to Promote Universal Face Covering

Free Patent Filings for Inventive Masks to Promote Universal Face Covering

Universal use of masks has been recommended to prevent, control or slow down COVID infection and/or transmission. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pointed out in a release that wearing face coverings can prove to be useful in preventing/controlling spread of COVID infection. As per CDC, every one, affected by COVID or not, must wear face coverings at all times, especially when they are in public spaces. The CDC's website carries a video on how to make a face covering at home, which may be viewed below:   The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has...

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