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Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor settle patent battle, USPTO publishes SUCCESS Act Report and other patent news

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar inaugurates IPR Cell, Canon Inc. wins infringement lawsuit against V4INK Inc., TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle patent infringement battle, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor end 12-year patent infringement dispute, GNOME receives aid from Open Invention Network in its battle against patent troll, USPTO publishes SUCCESS Act Report 2019, EPO hosts 29th Annual Patent Information Conference in Bucharest, Japan launches new economic team to keep IP violation in check.   INDIA PATENT NEWS   Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar inaugurates IPR Cell   On 1st November 2019, Rama Devi Women’s University at Bhubaneswar inaugurated the University’s IPR...

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Patent activity at the Indian Patent Office escalates this week, over 2000 FER’s issued

Patent activity at the Indian Patent Office escalates this week, over 2000 FER’s issued

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 842 patent applications have been published in the 44th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 842 applications published in the journal, 112 applications account for early publications while 730 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Premier League weary of Illegal Streaming of Football Matches, Netflix Continues Battle Against Fox, Johnny Depp Wins Malpractice Suit and more.

Premier League weary of Illegal Streaming of Football Matches; Photo Agency Sues Katy Perry for Infringing Picture; Copyright Infringement Suit Against Taylor Swift Returns; Netflix Continues Battle Against Fox; Johnny Depp Wins Malpractice Suit; Tamilrockers leak a Stream of Bollywood Films online; Sunny Leone accused of Plagiarism; FIR Filed Against Aaj Tak over Ayodhya Case and more. INTERNATIONAL NEWS Premier League weary of Illegal Streaming of Football Matches In a recent study conducted by Online Betting Guide (OLBG), a sports betting website, it was found that a large number of UK football fans access unofficial internet streams to watch football matches. This is...

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HBO Max to Launch in May, Gains Exclusive Rights of ‘South Park’, Google Cloud Unveils New Celebrity Recognition Feature, Louis Vuitton Bids to take over Tiffany & Co and more.

HBO Max to Launch in May, Gains Exclusive Rights of ‘South Park’; Forbes’ Unique List of Dead Celebrities Income; Google Cloud Unveils New Celebrity Recognition Feature; Golf TV to introduce its Originals; Louis Vuitton Bids to take over Tiffany & Co.; TSMC and GlobalFoundries End Legal Battle with a Cross-Licensing Deal; Spotify Launches a Kids-friendly App; NFL is the Latest Addition to the Music Streaming World; Ola’s Electric Vehicle Venture Raises USD 300 million Funding; Twitter to Ban All Political Ads Ahead of the 2020 Elections in the U.S.; CCI launches Investigation against Oyo and Make My Trip; Microsoft Bags...

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Facebook Sues Israeli Company for WhatsApp Hack, SVP Sues Juul for 1 Million Contaminated Pods, ACCC Accuses Google of Misleading Users and more.

New Facebook Preventive-Health Tool Vows Strict Privacy Safeguards; Mis-handling of Data Leads to iPhone Update, Users can Now Delete Siri Recordings; Facebook to Pay Fine USD 644k for Role in the Cambridge Analytica Scandal; Facebook Sues Israeli Company for WhatsApp Hack; Dating Sites Under Scrutiny to Comply with Dutch Privacy Laws; Increase in Antitrust Scrutiny has Ramped Up Tech Firm Lobbying; Female UK Politicians Support Meghan Against Press Coverage; Google's Acquisition of Fitbit Requested to be Halted; Zuckerberg Defends Controversial Purchase of Instagram; LADOT's Request for Bike Rider Data Denied by Uber; ACCC Accuses Google of Misleading Users; Apple had...

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Flipkart Declared a Well-Known Trademark, “What It Do Baby” Trademark, What What?, Fashion Brand Beaumont Cannot Have Beaumont.com, Odisha Gets Ready for More GIs, and more

Flipkart Declared a Well-Known Trademark, Blockchain CODA takes on CODRA, “What It Do Baby” Trademark, What What?, Fashion Brand Beaumont Cannot Have Beaumont.com, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Flipkart Declared a Well-Known Trademark Flipkart, the famed e-commerce company, filed for a permanent trademark injunction to restrain Somasundaram Ramkumar from using the trademark FLIPPINGKART and the domain www.flippingkart.com. Flipkart argued that they are the registered owners of the trademark FLIPKART which was adopted in 2007 and Somasundaram has unauthorizedly registered the domain www.flippingkart.com in 2017 to encash upon the reputation and goodwill of...

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Decrease of 53% in Disposal of Trademark Hearings this Week, 407 More Applications Published in the Trademark Journal this Week and more

Trademark Statistics

Decrease of 53 percent recorded in the total applications disposed through Show Cause Hearings, 407 more applications published in the Trademark Journal this week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by fifty three percent (53%). Similarly, the total hearing notices issued has decreased by twenty four percent (24%). However, there has been an increase of eleven percent (11%) in the total number of...

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Draft rules on Patents and designs published by IPO; Amazon faces patent infringement suit and other news

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - IPO publishes draft Designs (Amendment) Rules, 2019 for suggestions and objections; IPO publishes draft Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2019 for suggestions and objections; MeitY co-hosts event to launch new government initiatives; Gaurav Mishra delivers talk on Patent claim and sufficiency of disclosure at Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre; Mr. Gaurav Mishra delivers talk on Artificial Intelligence and Biodiversity at C.B.R National College of Law; CEIVA Logic Inc. files patent infringement lawsuit against Amazon Inc.; 13th International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference kicks off in Cape Town; Government of Namibia launches first ever National Policy on Intellectual...

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IPO slows down this week

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 929 patent applications have been published in the 43rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 929 applications published in the journal, 149 applications account for early publications while 780 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Green Cracker Patents for an Environment Friendly Diwali

Happy Diwali

"We Wish Our Readers, Followers and Well Wishers a a Very Happy, Environment Friendly Deepavali!" Green and Eco Friendly Crackers In 2018, the Supreme Court banned the manufacture and sale of fire crackers, which are not green or environment friendly through an interim order. The Court stated in the order that the Government must grant licenses to make and sell only green crackers, and that sale of non-green crackers or those that are not environment friendly are not permitted during Diwali celebrations. Crackers with at least thirty to thirty five percent less air and noise pollution were said to be green or...

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