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Latest Patent Cases in 2022 – Part 1

This running post provides a summary of the latest patent cases decided by courts in India in 2022: MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd v. Novartis Ag. The present suit was an appeal filed before the High Court of Telangana against an ad interim injunction order passed by the City Civil Court, Hyderabad. The lower court held that the Novartis Ag had established prima facie case of infringement against MSN Laboratories Private Limited. Novartis Ag filed the suit concerning a novel and inventive…

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Why the name BananaIP

Why the Name BananaIP? Why Not?

"Are you the Bananas?" the client asked, laughing loudly when we entered. "Yes, we are," I said, laughing with her. Almost every one laughs when we introduce ourselves for the first time. "Hi, I am from BananaIP." "Where did you say you are from? Ha Ha Ha" They can't help laughing. One even went to the extent of proclaiming, "Who in the right frame of mind calls an IP firm Banana!" "Me," I said instantly, summoning all my energies to…

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Fast Registrations, Trump, Beer, Brand Licensing, Ikea v. Aikya & more

  This weekly update on Trademarks and Geographical Indications (GI) is brought to you by the Trademark experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK THOUGHT OF THE WEEK “A great trademark is appropriate, dynamic, distinctive, memorable and unique” - Primo Angeli TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE, BETWEEN 16th FEBRUARY 2017 TO 21st FEBRUARY 2017 The Trademark office has been very busy during the last week. They have taken several actions with respect to the trademark process. Total Trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office: 8399 …

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Comments and Suggestions on the Draft Trademark Rules, 2015 

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion ("DIPP") issued a notification on November 19th, 2015 publishing the draft Trademark (Amendment) Rules, 2015 ("Draft Rules") seeking to amend the Trademark Rules, 2002 ("Trademark Rules"). The proposed Draft Rules seeks to simplify the complex registration process. The objective of the Draft Rules is to create a more organised system of filing applications which will result in the efficient processing of applications. In light of this, it…

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Industrial Designs for Automobile Industry in India- A Presentation by Mr. Sarthak Saran

This presentation was delivered by Sarthak Saran as a part of the course for senior management and IP Officers in the automobile industry. The presentation covers: Industrial Design definition Industrial design registration process in India Industrial design infringement relating to automobile industry Industrial design protection strategy relating to automobile industry Industrial design registration survey report related to automobile industry Through this presentation, Mr. Sarthak  Saran introduced the participants to the concept of designs in the automobile industry. He discussed the…

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Patent Law in India- PPT on Patentability Requirements by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at NLSIU

This presentation was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at NLSIU, Bangalore, India, as a part of the Patent law course offered for PGDIP students. The presentation covers: Introduction to Patentability Requirements and their role in the Patent System in India; The Patent Filter Model; Patentable Subject Matter - Eligible Subjects and Ineligible Subjects; Inventions and Non-Patentable Subject Matter; Section 3 Exclusions with special reference to Section 3(d); Novartis Case - New Form, Known…

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Automobile Invention Disclosure- A Presentation by Nitin Nair and Naveen KM

This presentation was delivered by Nitin Nair and Naveen KM as a part of the course for senior management and IP Officers in the automobile industry. The presentation covers: Disclosure of Invention Inventor information Title of invention Background Information Date/proof of conception Disclosure(s) Brought to practice Collaboration Description Figure(s) Invention information The presentation given here covers details about Invention Disclosure Form (IDF), and the way to fill an IDF. An inventor needs to provide various legal as well as…

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Automobile Patents, Infringement and Indian Patent Law – A Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

This presentation was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala as a part of the course for senior management and IP Officers in the Automobile Industry. The presentation covers: Patent Infringement Basics; Freedom To Operate Analysis for Automotive Sector - Issues and Challenges; Literal Infringement and Doctrine of Equivalence in India; Claim Construction, Analysis and Element Mapping; All Elements Rule; Pith and Substance, Substantial Equivalence; Example of Jack Holder; Example of Flipable Seat;…

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