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Making a difference, Being the difference

Intellectual Property - Making a difference, being the difference.

"The things that haven’t been done before, Those are the things to try; Columbus dreamed of an unknown shore At the rim of the far-flung sky, And his heart was bold and his faith was strong As he ventured in dangers new, And he paid no heed to the jeering throng Or the fears of the doubting crew." These lines from a poem by Edgar Guest aptly define the journey of BananaIP. From a firm with two people to a firm of over fifty led by the finest team of senior partners and from a boutique Intellectual Property (IP) firm to a firm offering super specialized IP services,...

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Weekly Patent News: Ford patents round car, Smart wheelchair patents, BlackBerry sues Snapchat, USPTO issues notice on patent subject matter eligibility, Patent tip of the Week and other news

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“Ford’s Round Car, Smart wheelchair for differently abled people, BlackBerry sues Snapchat, FRAND case against Huawei and ZTE to proceed in UK, USPTO Issues Notice of Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility, UK ratifies Hague Agreement, Mexican Design Law amended, to take effect from 27thApril, 2018, Patent Tip of the week and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Design Quote of the Week “In an action of infringement of design, it is not necessary that the two designs must be identical on all points and they should be exactly the same.”  -...

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Weekly Patent News: Statement of working of patents, Stakeholders comments published, BlackBerry v. Snap Inc., Examination Reports, Patent Tip and other news

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“Increased patent publication by patent office, Stakeholders comments on statement of working of patents published by IPO, Apple accused of patent infringement, BlackBerry to sue Snap Inc., Japan to join US WTO complaint against China, Patent Tip of the Week and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Fact of the Week When Apple was granted the “Slide-to-Unlock” patent, Motorola in a case against Microsoft argued that “a tap is a zero-length swipe.” - source Indian Patent Statistics After a considerably long time there is a visible increase in the number of...

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Computer Related Inventions in India – Presentation by Nitin Nair at UPES School of Law

This presentation is part of the 'Patent Law and Practice Program' being taught by BananaIP Team at UPES School of Law to B.tech-LLB Students. This presentation is titled "Computer Related Inventions in India" and covers the following topics: - Patent Process - Patentability - Subject matter - Exclusions - Section 3(k) - Example claims - Example Ideas - How to patent - Other Available forms of protection You may access the full presentation here: [slideshare id=81656859&doc=computerrelatedinventionsinindia-171106120921] About Nitin Nair Mr. Nitin is a senior partner at BananaIP Counsels. He heads the Electronics/Electrical/Software Patent Practice at the Firm. Nitin teaches Patent Law and Practice at National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He also delivers...

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Why the Name BananaIP? Why Not?

Are You Banana's? Why name the firm BananaIP Counsels

"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 put up a poker face. Laughter again. They laugh, and keep laughing, but never forget. BananaIP is engraved in their memories forever. "Why did a person like you call...

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Trademark & GI News: Fast Registrations, Trump, Beer, Brand Licensing, Ikea v. Aikya & more

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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 Total applications disposed through show cause hearings: 983 Total applications published in the trademark journal: 7389 Total registrations granted: 10209 Total hearing notices issued:...

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Copyrights, Media & Entertainment Law News: Hrithik, Beyonce, Infringement, Bombay High Court

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  This weekly update on Copyrights, Media and Entertainment Law is brought to you by the Entertainment Law experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. Thought of the Week: “Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet” - Mark Twain Copyright Cases Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) sues Thomson Press The Bombay High Court has recently granted a stay order in response to an injunction suit brought about by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT), against the printing and publishing company - Thomson Press. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust in its submission to the Court has informed the Court that...

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Trademarks & GI News: Weekly Updates (8th February 2017 to 15th February 2017)

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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: "Trademark is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service."- Daniel J. Boorstin Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark Office, between 8th February 2017 to 15th February 2017 : Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office: 11095 Total applications disposed through show cause hearings: 1237 Total applications published in the trademark journal: 8578 Total registrations granted: 8517 Total hearing notices issued: 2686 Total renewal notices issued: 1482 Trademark case updates: Recent Judgments: Delhi High Court dismisses Sun...

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Patents News: Weekly Updates (5th February 2017 – 13th February 2017)

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This weekly update on patents is brought to you by the Patent experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. Patent thought of the week: “A country without a patent office and good patent laws is just a crab and can't travel any way but sideways and backwards.” – Mark Twain Patent Stats: Patent applications published by the Indian Patent Office between 3rd February 2017 and 10th February 2017:  696 Patent applications granted by the Indian Patent Office between 3rd February 2017 and 10th February 2017: 172 Designs registered by the Indian Designs Office between 3rd February 2017 and 10th February 2017: 138 Patent cases update: Landmark Cases - Bishwanath Prasad Radhey...

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World’s Best IP Blogs – 2016

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Last year in 2015, we ran a series on the world’s best IP blogs where we featured Intellectual Property blogs who have carved a niche for themselves in the world of IP. The series that we ran last year received immense appreciation and support from our readers and we remain thankful to them for the same. We also thank the IP blogs featured in this post and the series last year, for it is they who have taken it upon themselves the extremely arduous task of bringing to the public, their share of knowledge on IP. Inspired from what we pulled...

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