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Novartis Case Review

  This Post was first published on 15th May, 2013.   NOVARTIS AG (APPELLANT) Vs. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS (RESPONDENTS) Decided by the Supreme Court of India, CIVIL APPEAL Nos. 2706-2716 OF 2013.   Brief Facts The Appellant, Novartis, filed an application for patent in 1998 for a crystalline salt form of Imatinib and its use in cancer treatment. It specifically claimed the methanesulfonic acid addition salt form of the compound, Imatinib, called as Imatinib Mesylate (commonly referred to as Glivac or Glivec), in its beta crystalline form, which is non-needle shaped, having better flow properties, thus better processible, less hygroscopic and more thermodynamically stable, thus better...

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Voting Machine Patent, Delhi High Court restrains Natco, Samsung and Huawei settle patent dispute and more

The featured image reads Weekly News Updates: Patent News. The logo of intellepedia also forms part of the featured image. To read more click here.

“Indian elections and Patents on voting machines, Delhi High Court restrains Natco from manufacturing cancer drug, Samsung and Huawei end eight - year long patent dispute, Novartis thwarts attempt to invalidate its cancer drug in US and more patent news” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Quote of the Week  “Ideas in your mind have no patent value. They must be expressed or reduced to practice before it is too late” – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Author, Professor and Leading IP Attorney Indian Patent Statistics A total of 1034 patent applications have been published in the 20th issue of...

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R.I.P. Professor Karl Jorda, you will be missed

Very few people are truly able to leave an indelible impression on others, not only by the virtue of their work but also by their generosity. One such person is Professor Karl F. Jorda, a name that probably needs no introduction and one whose achievements cannot be summed up in this article alone. Yesterday we received the tragic news that Professor Jorda had passed away at the age of 87. Professor is revered not only by the alumni and faculty of University of New Hampshire School of Law, but also by anyone who is a part of the IP profession. Professor...

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I can see the ‘smartness’ in your eye

The featured image shows a woman wearing a contact lens. This post is about samsungs new patent technology that offers to determine blood glucose level in the tears. To read more click here.

A couple of years ago Google initiated a project to make smart contact lenses for measuring glucose levels. A healthcare company, Novartis, stepped in to license this technology. Google and Novartis soon announced they would team up to develop smart contact lenses for diabetes, allowing patients to measure glucose from their tears using a miniaturized sensor and a wireless chip. In July, Novartis' Alcon eye care division inked a deal with Google to license its "smart lens" technology for all ocular medical uses, opening the door for more collaboration. In this post we tell you how this technology works. The...

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