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Patent Application Naming AI as Inventor in India - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala opposes Stephen Thaler's Patent application.

Patent Application Naming AI as Inventor in India – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala opposes Stephen Thaler’s Patent application

The question of whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be an inventor in a patent application has been the subject of debate for a while now. There are arguments for and against this issue, and a few models have been proposed to resolve some of the legal problems. Read more Continue Reading Patent Application Naming AI as Inventor in India – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala opposes Stephen Thaler’s Patent application

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Recent Developments & Principles governing Well-known Trademarks

Have you ever wondered why well-known trademarks are given or accorded a wider protection? To answer that, you may read our previous post on  'An insight into Well-known Trademark'. Now, lets look at the Recent Developments in the Well-known trademark regime and what are the principles that govern them with the help of cases. Recent Developments Prior to the Trademark Rules 2017, the requirement for getting a trade mark declared as a well-known one was only by way of legal proceedings…

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Trademark Application, Prosecution Process, and Timelines

With respect to trademarks, India follows a first to use system i.e., prior use is one of the superior claims to any trademark litigation. The applicants must try and be the first in line to file to avoid the potential burden to oppose any earlier filed applications as unregistered marks have no right to file for infringement. The trademark application is filed on basis of the territorial jurisdiction as per the principal place of business of the said proprietor. Section…

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Trademark Registration in India

Trademark Registration in India

The Trademark process outlines in this post has changed owing to changes in law. It may be noted that the post provides details of the trademark registration process as it existed 10 years back, and maybe useful for research/educational purposes.Registration of a trademark is not compulsory. However, registered trademarks have additional benefits when compared to unregistered trademarks. Read more Continue Reading Trademark Registration in India

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