This week's interesting inventions have been identified and extracted from the 34th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. This information is presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm.
Interesting Inventions of the Week
Invention 1 : BRAILLE TABLET
Patent Applicant – RAI, Khushwant
Patent Application No. – 201811035031 A
Abstract – “The present invention relates to a new technology Braille Pad or tablet for reading Braille script output on an…
This post was first published on 8th April, 2014.
The 2014 T20 World Cup has finally concluded and a new cricket champion is born - Sri Lanka. This edition was thrilling and we witnessed a lot of close contests and nail biting finishes.
Well, if you're wondering about the relevance of this category of post on an IP blog, the fact is, this edition of the T20 World Cup was especial not just for ardent cricket fans but for technology enthusiasts…
This post was first published on 27th September, 2011.
USPTO has granted a patent for building snowmen/women just before the arrival of winter. As most of the people across the world stand at the dawn of winter arrival, waiting for snowfall, Ignacio Marc Asperas has already received his early Christmas gift.
Ignacio received a patent (US8011991B2) on 06 Sep 2011 for his invention titled “Apparatus for facilitating the construction of a snow man/woman” which was filed back in 2006. The…
This post was first published on 19th December, 2014.
It’s a musical world. From the pitter patter of raindrops to pulsating headaches, there is music everywhere. In many languages, voice modulation and tone become part of communication. Ever wondered if a method of creating music could be patented?
Well, that’s exactly what Wacky Patent 4, Mode enhanced Hindustani Music is about. US Patent Application No. 10/082,777 filed in February, 2002 by two inventors of Indian Origin, Prabhakar Prahlad Jamkhedkar and Prashant Prabhakar Jamkhedkar, was granted…
This post was first published on 20th June, 2014.
Have you ever heard about 'Patent Medicines?' While not confusing the term with patented drugs, we should note that this term was associated with drug compounds in the 18th and the 19th century. They were not patented but Trademarked Medicines and were termed Nostrum Remedium in Latin . These medicines were sold with interesting names and tall claims of curing a long list of illnesses!
Originally, patent medicines were named after the 'Letters Patent' granted by the English Crown.…
This post was first published on 25th August, 2014.
Owing to the ever increasing gas prices, fuel efficiency offered by vehicles has become a strong deciding factor among buyers. Diesel bikes are a great benefit for people obsessed with fuel efficiency but unfortunately diesel bikes are currently not offered by any OEMs for the masses. Royal Enfield’s Taurus was the only diesel motorcycle that was in mass production until some time ago. The vibration produced by diesel engines in a motorcycle, jolts the…
This post was first published on 8th November, 2012.
The Jamun patent saga, earlier reported to be the subject of government revocation has spurred discussions and debates across India on various counts, ranging from mode of revocation to CSIR's blind eye to Indian applications. My attempt in this post is not to add another opinion to the existing ones but to bring forth that a composition of Jamun can be susceptible to patent protection. All of us in India…
This post was first published on 13th October, 2014.
Most of us have learned about the Industrial Revolution that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries, that ultimately resulted in the transition to the new manufacturing processes found even today. While I was reading about the industrial revolution, the question that flashed in my mind was, "Is there any invention that fueled the revolution?".
Well, surprisingly (or not), the answer is a Yes! It's nothing but the Steam Engine. Let…
This post was first published on 20th March, 2014.
Last week, my post was about the role of communication technology in making different regions of the world “excess able” from “access able”. It is important to bear in mind the role played by transportation systems in nullifying the effects of physical distance. Though different transportation means such as roadways, airways and waterways are available, when it comes to covering long distances in short time periods, aviation a.k.a. air transportation is one of…
This post was first published on 19th August, 2013.
Finally, I have managed to read the Myriad Genetics case at peace. Off late, setting out to analyze the US Supreme Court's patent decisions has become a much easier task than earlier. Firstly, the Court has gotten clearer in the recent past, and secondly, it is no longer a one sided patent friendly Court. The decisions of the Court in KSR, Bilski, Mayo, and finally this case indicate that trend. In the…