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Why the Name BananaIP? Why Not?

Why the name BananaIP

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

The featured image shows a black school board on which the following words appear to be written by chalk. The words read "Trademarks & GI news : Weekly updates". To get your weekly updates and news on IP, click here.

  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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Comments and Suggestions on the Draft Trademark Rules, 2015 

The Custom image reads "Comments on the Draft Trademark Rules, 2015". The post is about the Comments and suggestion submitted to the DIPP on the new proposed TM rules. To read more click here.

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 is imperative that we acknowledge and appreciate the efforts that have gone into making the proposed Draft Rules. The important changes such as...

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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 [slideshare id=54104144&doc=industrialdesignforautomobileindustryinindia-151019075359-lva1-app6891] Through this presentation, Mr. Sarthak  Saran introduced the participants to the concept of designs in the automobile industry. He discussed the procedure to be undertaken to file a design application in India. The participants were made aware with respect to the procedures involved in registering a design...

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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 Substance, Known Efficacy; Computer Programs Per Se; Traditional Knowledge and Patentability; Genetic Engineering and Patentability; Life Forms and Patentability; Industrial Applicability - make, use and repeat; ...

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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 technical information pertaining to the invention, and this information is required at various stages of the patent process. At any stage of the patent process, having sufficient details in hand can increase chances of favourable results.

The presentation was divided into two sessions. In the first session, Mr. Nitin Nair explained the legal aspects pertaining to the disclosure of invention. Mr. Nair highlighted during his presentation, certain strategies being adopted during the patent procedure. He gave insights into things inventors and applicants should know, and bring into practise, so as to secure their intellectual property. Mr. Naveen, who handled the second session, focused more on the technical aspects, and gave details regarding the type and depth of information (pertaining to the invention) that is to be disclosed by the inventor, while filling the IDF. He also explained why is it important to have the details collected from the inventor, and what advantage does it gives to the inventor and the applicant.

About Nitin Nair

Nitin Nair is a partner at Banana IP Counsels, leading IP firm and was an ex-Partner at Brain League. Nitin manages the electronics, telecommunications, and Information Technology divisions of the firm. He also personally oversees client feedback, quality assurance, and technology integration processes. Nitin teaches as visiting faculty at premiere institutions such as National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

About Naveen KM

Naveen is a Managing Associate at BananaIP Counsels, leading IP firm. He works closely with inventors to assist with specification drafting, and researches projects. He handles projects in electronics, electrical, software domains.

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; Indirect Patent Infringement in India - Contributory Infringement and Inducement; Patent Defenses; Government Use, Research Exemptions and Government Approval; and Relevant Cases. With the help of cases, examples and...

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