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Intellectual Property, Accessibility and Public health

Intellectual Property, accessibility and public health

On the 30th of July 2020, the international organizations - WIPO, WTO and WHO jointly published a study report titled "Promoting access to medical technologies and innovation - Intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade". This second edition report records the numerous significant developments that have occurred since 2013, when the first edition was published. The 2013 edition of the report may be accessed by clicking here and the 2020 edition of the report may be accessed by clicking here. The 352 page long report takes stock of a number of issues currently plaguing the world, especially the COVID-19 Pandemic...

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CPI(M) asks Government to issue compulsory license for Remdesivir, EPO creates search strategies to help fight against COVID-19 and more patent news

In this week’s Patent News – CPI(M) asks Government to issue compulsory license for manufacturing generic versions of drug – Remdesivir; EPO creates search strategies to aid scientists distinguish documents relevant to fight the COVID-19 pandemic; EUIPO and EPO to jointly host online conference on Additive Manufacturing INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATE CPI(M) asks Government to issue compulsory license for manufacturing generic versions of drug - Remdesivir The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has reportedly requested the Central Government to issue a compulsory license to manufactures for the production of generic versions of drug – Remdesivir. Remdesivir, originally an anti-viral, is now being used...

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COVID crisis threatens Gilead’s patent on Remdesvir, EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal issues opinion on plant and animal patentability, India asks G20 to establish agreement enabling use of TRIPS flexibilities and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – India asks G20 members to establish an agreement that enables the use of TRIPs flexibilities; EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal issues opinion on plant and animal patentability; China launches IP Law Enforcement Action Plan for 2020;  WHO and Costa Rica to launch COVID-19 technology pooling initiative this month and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS India asks G20 members to establish an agreement that enables the use of TRIPs flexibilities During a recent virtual G20 Trade and Investment Ministers meeting, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, asked G20 members to establish an agreement to enable...

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Indian Patent Agent Examination likely in June 2020, VMware, Apple and Broadcom found guilty of patent infringement and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News - Indian Patent Agent Examination 2020 likely to be held in June this year; Federal Jury finds VMware guilty of patent infringement, awards $236 Million as damages to Densify; Caltech awarded $1.1 Billion in patent infringement case against Apple and Broadcom; UK Government says Brexit will have no implications on IP system during the transition period; EPO publishes grounds for rejecting two patent applications that designated a machine as an inventor. Indian Patent News Indian Patent Agent Examination 2020 likely to be held in June this year The Indian Patent Office issued a public notice on 31st January...

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National Startup Advisory Council to be set up by Central Government, EPO publishes six search reports and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News - National Startup Advisory Council to be set up by Central Government; HCL launches Microsoft Business Unit to fire production of Intellectual Property; Xilinx files counter claims in lawsuit instituted by Analog Devices for alleged patent infringement; EPO’s Academic Research Programme rolls out six Research Reports, for the very first time and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS HCL launches Microsoft Business Unit to fire production of Intellectual Property Indian multinational IT services company, HCL Technologies Ltd., has joined hands with Microsoft Corporation to launch a new Business Unit. According to the announcement made by HCL on 21st...

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Machines cannot be inventors rules EPO, Toyota launches new IP Licensing Program and other patent updates

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - EPO rejects two patent applications that designate a machine as an inventor; Toyota launches new IP Licensing Program; Michelin files design patent infringement suit against Tri-Ace and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS IPO publishes four presentations related to PCT Roving Seminars As our readers are most likely aware, the Indian Patent Office (IPO) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has been organizing a series of PCT Roving Seminars in India, the most recent ones being conducted on 25th, 27th, 29th November 2019 and on 2nd December 2019 across various Indian cities. In an...

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IPO-JPO Patent Prosecution Highway guidelines, New Manual of Patent Office Practice and Procedure and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - IPO publishes Guidelines for IPO-JPO Patent Prosecution Highway pilot project, IPO publishes new Manual of Patent Office Practice and Procedure, Nike and Handsfree Labs sign patent licensing agreement, EPO and INPI Brazil sign Reinforced Technical and Strategic Partnership and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS IPR 2.0: Need of the hour, says Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Minister of Railways, recently attended the inauguration of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES 2019), in Bangalore. While addressing the gathering at the event, the Minister said that it was time to update the...

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One more way to speedy patents in India approved, EPO launches revamped Espacenet and other patent news

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - Union Cabinet approves proposal for adopting Patent Prosecution Highway Program; NLSIU invites papers for Intellectual Property Review; IPO relaunches registrations of Facilitators under SIPP Scheme; WIPO launches new publication series – “WIPO Collection of Leading Judgments on Intellectual Property” and other news updates. Indian Patent Updates Union Cabinet approves proposal for adopting Patent Prosecution Highway Program The Government, last week approved a proposal for adopting the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Program between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and patent offices of various other interested countries or regions. The PPH Program will first commence between the Japan Patent...

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Amazon launches Project Zero in India, DRDO offers royalty free patents and other patent updates

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - Amazon launches Project Zero in India; NRDC to offer full support to MSME’s in protecting IP Rights; Delhi Metropolitan University to organize Faculty Development Program on IPR; DRDO offers royalty free access to Patent Portfolio; WIPO publishes World IP Report, 2019; LG files patent infringement lawsuit against TCL; 3M and Sia Abrasives settle infringement dispute; Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and Japan sign MoU; EPO and CNIPA enhance bilateral cooperation; Irish Patents Office to change its name to Intellectual Property Office of Ireland  and more new updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS Amazon launches Project Zero in India Amazon...

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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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