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Patent office publishes first official journal of the year

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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 3rd of January 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 1472 patent applications have been published in the 1st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1472 applications published in the journal, 274 applications account for early publications while 1198 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. Also,...

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Machines cannot be inventors rules EPO, Toyota launches new IP Licensing Program and other patent updates

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - EPO rejects two patent applications that designate a machine as an inventor; Toyota launches new IP Licensing Program; Michelin files design patent infringement suit against Tri-Ace and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS IPO publishes four presentations related to PCT Roving Seminars As our readers are most likely aware, the Indian Patent Office (IPO) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has been organizing a series of PCT Roving Seminars in India, the most recent ones being conducted on 25th, 27th, 29th November 2019 and on 2nd December 2019 across various Indian cities. In an...

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Patent News: India ranks 13th in international patent filings, WIPO calls for comments on Artificial Intelligence and IP Policy and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News – India ranks 13th in international patent filings; BananaIP to host one day seminar on “How to obtain a patent in one year in India”; Bristol-Myers awarded $750 million in patent infringement lawsuit with Gilead; Nokia and Daimler to settle SEP patent dispute through mediation; Abraxis Bioscience withdraws complaint against Sun Pharma; Hong Kong to launch new Patent System; WIPO calls for comments on – Impact of AI on IP Policy; U.S.A and China reach consensus on issues regarding IPR protection; ARIPO publishes Notification of Amendments to the Harare Protocol 2019;  EUIPO hosts Technical Workshop...

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Electronic filing of PPH request commences at IPO, Indian patent office to be at par with USPTO and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - Electronic filing of PPH request commences on 5th December 2019, 70 requests already filed; Indian Government to establish IPO based on the model of USPTO; CII publishes unique report on using IP as collateral at the 5th edition of the annual IP Conference; Sisvel and Spotify enter into patent licensing agreement; InterDigital files patent infringement lawsuit against Huawei; Avanci signs patent licensing agreement with Volvo Cars; Hong Kong hosts 9th edition of Business of IP Asia Forum; GCC Patent Office launches new search platform for Patents and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS Electronic filing of...

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Massive increase in early publication of patent applications

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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 29thof November 2019. 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 846 patent applications have been published in the 48th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 846 applications published in the journal, 240 applications account for early publications while 606 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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IPO-JPO Patent Prosecution Highway guidelines, New Manual of Patent Office Practice and Procedure and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - IPO publishes Guidelines for IPO-JPO Patent Prosecution Highway pilot project, IPO publishes new Manual of Patent Office Practice and Procedure, Nike and Handsfree Labs sign patent licensing agreement, EPO and INPI Brazil sign Reinforced Technical and Strategic Partnership and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS IPR 2.0: Need of the hour, says Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Minister of Railways, recently attended the inauguration of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES 2019), in Bangalore. While addressing the gathering at the event, the Minister said that it was time to update the...

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IPO slows down this week

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The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 929 patent applications have been published in the 43rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 929 applications published in the journal, 149 applications account for early publications while 780 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Increase in patent activity at IPO

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1268 patent applications have been published in the 42nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1268 applications published in the journal, 268 applications account for early publications while 1000 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Increased activity at IPO this week, publications and examinations see jump in numbers

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1007 patent applications have been published in the 38th issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1007 applications published in the journal, 190 applications account for early publications while 817 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Patentability Requirements in India

Patentability Requirements in India

The requirements for patentability of inventions can be considered as one of the most important parts of patent law. They form the basis for grant of a patent, scope of protection, and patent validity, among others. At a general level, they influence the efficiency of the patent system in achieving its objectives of promoting scientific and technological progress, economic/industrial growth and public benefit. Owing to their value, they may be termed as essential parts of the patent machinery. If they fail, the patent machine also fails. Under the Indian Patents Act ("Act"), patentability requirements and their elements have not been laid...

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