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BananaIP Wishes You a Very Happy New Year 2021

New Year Greetings from BananaIP

Dear Friends, As we bid adieu to a tough and testing year, we feel extremely fortunate and grateful to have you by our side. We wish you a Very Happy and Healthy New Year filled with Joy, Love, Success and Prosperity. Thank you so much for your kind support and patronage, and wishing you a creative, innovative and successful Business in 2021. With warmest Regards, Team BananaIP Your Trusted and Valued IP Partner www.bananaip.com...

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Massive increase in publication percentage this week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design 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 25th of December 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 928 patent applications have been published in the 52nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 928 applications published in the journal, 104 applications account for early publications while 824 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Rihanna faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, Sherlock Holmes Lawsuit dismissed, Spotify launches Plagiarism Risk Detector and more.

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Rihanna faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, Sherlock Holmes Lawsuit dismissed, Spotify launches Plagiarism Risk Detector, Gaming Companies settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuit and Trump argues about protection under the Anti-SLAPP Law. Rihanna faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Rihanna is being sued by King Khan and his daughter Saba Lou for allegedly using their song “Good Habits (and Bad), as part of an advertisement for the Fenty campaign. Both Khan and Lou claimed that, Rihanna used the song without their permission. The lawsuit claims that the Fenty ad got 3.4 million views, but the exact amount of damages sought by Khan and Lou are still unknown. Sherlock Holmes...

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Microsoft accused of infringing patents related to cloud computing, EPO extends closure of offices and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Microsoft Inc accused of infringing patents related to cloud computing; Mad Dogg Athletics institutes patent infringement suit against Peloton Interactive; European Commission and EUIPO announce the official launch of - Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund;  PATENT INFRINGEMENT NEWS Microsoft Inc accused of infringing patents related to cloud computing. A company by the name of Daedalus Blue has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft Inc. for infringing its patents related to cloud computing. Daedulus has named five patents in its lawsuit against the tech-giant, namely – U.S Patent Nos. – 7,177,886; 7,437,730; 8,381,209; 8,572,612 and 8,671,132. The company...

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Sharp decrease in patent publications, minor increase in grant percentage

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design 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 18th of December 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 427 patent applications have been published in the 51st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 427 applications published in the journal, 137 applications account for early publications while 290 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Burberry Initiates Infringement Suit Against Rapper Burberry Jesus, WhiteHat Jr. Stops WhiteHat Sr. for Now, and more

Burberry Initiates Infringement Suit Against Rapper Burberry Jesus, WhiteHat Jr. Stops WhiteHat Sr. for Now, and more

Indian Case Law WhiteHat Jr. Stops WhiteHat Sr. for Now The Delhi High Court, in a recent decision, passed an interim order against a YouTuber, for allegedly infringing upon and causing harm to the trademark of WhiteHat Jr., a platform that teaches coding to young children. Pradeep Poonia, who operates the YouTube channel ‘WhiteHatSr.’, as well as the twitter handles ‘WhiteHatSr.’ and ‘WhiteHatPoonia’ had consistently posted tweets and videos questioning the integrity and legitimacy of WhiteHat Jr. and its instructors. While WhiteHatJr. contends that these acts amount to trademark infringement, Poonia responded, stating that as he is not gaining any commercial benefit...

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BananaIP launches ‘Strategic Inventor’ – a free DIY platform for patent drafting, WIPO publishes Intellectual Property Indicators 2020 and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – BananaIP launches ‘Strategic Inventor’ – a free DIY platform for patent drafting, WIPO publishes Intellectual Property Indicators 2020; Apple faces infringement suit on the ECG feature in Apple watches; Ericsson files lawsuit against Samsung for violating FRAND terms; USPTO and IMPI launch Parallel Patent Grant initiative; USPTO elevates four of its IP attachés to the rank of “Counselor” at the U.S. embassies and missions. BIP News updates BananaIP launches ‘Strategic Inventor’ – a free DIY platform for patent drafting BananaIP has launched an online DIY platform, system and technology that enables inventors draft and file patents on their...

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A Session on Intellectual Property for the working executives program at IIM Bangalore

A Session on IPRs and Licensing by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala (view profile) conducted a session on “IPRs and Licensing” for the working executives program at IIM Bangalore on December 12th, 2020. Please find the presentation on Intellectual Property rights below [slideshare id=240084785&doc=iimbdec2020-201214054452]   About BananaIP Counsels BananaIP’s Patent Attorneys are among the leading patent practitioners in the country. They work with clients such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Samsung, HCL, Eureka Forbes, to name a few. Our patent attorneys have strong technical and legal expertise in areas such as IT/Software, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Mechanical, Automotive, Green Energy, Traditional Medicine and Bio/Pharma domains. The firm is...

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Patent office examines over 68000 applications till date

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design 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 11th of December 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 733 patent applications have been published in the 50th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 733 applications published in the journal, 275 applications account for early publications while 458 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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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 cost of acquiring patents.   What does the technology do? Strategic Inventor facilitates patent specification drafting through its step wise approach, simple and...

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