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Draft IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules Published for comments by MeitY

On 6th June, 2022, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY), released a press note inviting public feedback and comments on the ‘Proposed draft amendment to the IT Rules, 2021’. Comments/suggestions on the draft amendment may be shared via email to dhawal.gupta@meity.gov.in and notan.roy@meity.gov.in  in either MS Word (or compatible format) or machine readable PDF format by 6th July, 2022. A formal public consultation meeting is expected to be arranged by Mid-June, the details of which should be notified…

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Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

Background The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India published a Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter referred to as "National Disability Policy" or "Disability Policy") for comments from the general public. The proposed policy is expected to replace the prior policy of 2006, and bring India's policy for persons with disabilities in line with the UNCRPD, the RPwD Act, and other developments in the country. One of…

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Launching Strategic Inventor - A Free DIY Platform/System to Draft and File Patents

Launching Strategic Inventor – A Free DIY Platform/System to Draft and File Patents

BananaIP is happy to announce the launch of Strategic Inventor, a DIY platform, system and technology that enables inventors draft and file patents on their own. Strategic Inventor platform/technology may be used free of charge to draft as many applications as one wishes. All an inventor needs to do is register on the platform, and start using it once the registration is approved. By using the technology to draft patent applications, the inventor can do away with, or minimize the…

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Introduction to Patents and the Patent process

BananaIP’s Sr Partner – Mr. Nitin Nair delivers a talk on “Introduction to Patents and the Patent process” at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore

Nitin Nair Senior Partner Nitin Nair works as a senior partner at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels, a premier IP Firm based out of Bangalore. He heads the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Telecom Technology, Electronics / Electrical and IT/Software Patent Practice of the Firm. Prior to joining Brain League, now BananaIP, Nitin worked in wireless communications research in the United States. Nitin holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University, USA, and is a registered patent agent. Read more

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Intellepedia Seminar - Building an Intellectual Property Framework for your Organization

The Business of Building, Managing and Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets

Today, Intellepedia successfully conducted  its yearly seminar on "Building an Intellectual Property Framework for your Organization". In line with the tradition, the seminar brought together leading IP experts and senior management of companies to discuss business aspects of intellectual property, and ways to build, manage and commercialise IP assets. This year's seminar hosted two reputed IP professionals, Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Managing Partner of BananaIP Counsels, and Mr. Ram Sitaraman – Principal Engineer, Heading IPR at Mahindra & Mahindra. Representatives…

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