Tag: Patent Claims

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Indian Patent Revocation: K. Manivannan, Vs. Shri M. Mani, Proprietor Valasumani Lathe Works

First Publication Date: 3rd January 2010 A patent was granted to Valasumani Lathe Works (“VLW”) for an invention titled "IMPROVED THRESHING AND SEPARATING MACHINE". The applicant in the case, Manivannan trading as Kumar Industries, filed an application for revocation of the patent before the Appellate Board. The applicant contended that VLW’s invention was not patentable in the light of the applicant’s patent application relating to a machine for threshing of corn, which was abandoned and the machines of the applicant,…

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Shall We Amend the Claims During Litigation?- AGC Flat Glass Europe Sa vs Anand Mahajan And Ors

  First Publication Date: 9th November 2009   In my earlier post I had discussed about the prosecution and litigation and the effects of prosecution on the outcome of litigation. Friends, here is a case where the Delhi High Court has allowed a Patent holder to amend his claim (or, should I say extending the scope of claim) after a suit for infringement has been filed. An Indian Patent (no. 190380) has been granted to AGC flat glass (formerly, known as Glaverbel). AGC files a…

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Claims! A Legal Fence and Public Notice

  First Publication Date: 1st November 2009   The government in the guise of the patent office is guided by the Patent Act and rules of the respective country to confer the necessary rights to the inventor(s) for his/her invention. The extent of the rights is determined by the scope of the claims in a patent application which the inventor(s) files with the patent office. The two broad factors that largely tend to affect the scope of the claims are: 1) The prosecution history of…

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State Street Bank & Trust Co. v. Sign. Fin. Group Inc., 149 F.3d 1368 (Fed. Cir. 1998)

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Interesting patents, Stupid Patent, Patent Licensing, Buying Patents, Gene Editing, Qualcomm v. Apple, Working of Patents, Patent Claims and more

Interesting patents, Stupid Patent, Patent Licensing, Buying Patents, Gene Editing, Qualcomm v. Apple, Working of Patents, Patent Claims and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Patent quote of the week "Working a Patent is not as easy as it sounds." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Renowned IP Attorney, Professor and Novelist Indian Patent Statistics This week there has been a significant decrease in number of applications granted by the…

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Patent Law-Basics of Patent Process- A PPT by Somashekar Ramakrishna at NLSIU

The following presentation was delivered by Mr. Somashekar Ramakrishna, Partner BananaIP Counsels, at National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU), as a part of the Patent law course offered for PGDIP students. The presentation titled “Basic of Patent Process”covers the following topics: Patent Process Filing Publication Examination Pre-Grant Opposition Grant Post-Grant Opposition Other concepts such as-Statement of undertaking, Divisional application, Patent of addition, Working of Patents Exercises About…

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