M/S Kamdhenu Limited vs M/S Aashiana Rolling Mills Ltd
In a case involving a registered design pertaining to double rib pattern of steel rods, the Delhi High Court cancelled the registration summarily stating that there is no need for a full trial. The Court came to this conclusion primarily based on the fact that the design that formed part of the registration was published as part of British, ISO and other standards before the filing date of the design application.…
This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 24th of July 2020. 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 553 patent applications have been published in the 30th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 553 applications published in the…
This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 13th of March 2020. 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 707 patent applications have been published in the 11th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 707 applications published in…
“Interesting patents, AI based traffic control, Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ becomes bone of contention, Apples demands 1 billion dollars from Samsung, Brazil expands list of accepted technologies under PPH, China to increase term for pharma patents, Patent infringement, 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
In 1883, A. Ashwell of south London, patented the Vacant/Engaged sign for public lavatories.
To commemorate the 3rd International Yoga day, we bring to you accessories that have acquired design registrations that help one to practice yoga.
Pants Knee Zone for Yoga Pants
The above design registration bearing number D732,277 was filed in 2012 as “Pants knee zone for yoga pants, dance pants, rock climbing pants, gardening pants or the like” with the US Patent office. As per the claim made in the application, the design registration is not on the entire pants…
Industrial design refers to shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation applied or applicable to an article. While the protection is sought to the aesthetic look of a particular product, it does not extend to any technical feature or functionality. Industrial Design protection is a type of intellectual property right that gives the exclusive right to make, sell, and use articles that embody the protected design, to the right holder. In order to get the statutory protection of Industrial Design, the Design…
In the following post a few examples of famous and well known designs filed and registered in the food, vehicle and watch industries have been showcased.
This checklist provides some of the basic steps every start-up must take to protect its intellectual assets.
Identification of inventions with potential for patent filings
Patent Search and Patentability Analysis
Inventor Assignment Agreement Execution – To transfer all rights to the start-up
Provisional or complete patent filing
Foreign Filing Permit, if required
PCT, or foreign patent filing
Patent pending notice on relevant materials
Trade Mark Protection
Shortlisting of Marks
Identification of relevant classes of business
Trademark Clearance Search…
The post provides statistical information about industrial design (Design Patent) filing and grant numbers during the last decade.
The Design Act, 2000 is administered by the Design wing of the Patent office Kolkata under the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, Trademarks and Geographical Indications.
The Designs Act 2000 was made effective from 11th May 2001 repealing the earlier Act of 1911. This Act with corresponding Design Rules 2001 provides for the registration and protection of industrial designs.…