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Weekly Patent News

Annual report 2018-2019 published, US and EU block India and South Africa on IPR waiver proposal and more

In this week’s Patent News – Office of CGPDTM publishes Annual Report 2018-2019, TCS ranks first in the field of Information Technology; IPO to accept 5 more PPH requests for 2020; Indian Patent Office issues list of withdrawn patent applications; Union Education Minister launches Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness campaign – “KAPILA”;  U.S.A, E.U and Australia dissent on waiver of IPR under the TRIP’s Agreement and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES Office of CGPDTM…

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India and foreign patent news

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

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…

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A Guide to Patents x

How to get a Global Patent Protection?

“If I file a patent, will I have a global protection?” – This is a question that all patent attorneys are asked too very often. The answer is a pretty simple ‘NO’. The next question that is asked is “How do I protect my invention in more than one country?”  The answer to this will be discussed in this post. As a first lesson, the applicant must know that there are three different types of applications: Ordinary…

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