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DNA of a Patent Search

  Original Date of Publication: 17th May, 2010 A patent search, in simple words, is an exercise of mining granted patents and published patent applications (patent documents) that are related to a subject matter of our interest. A patent search helps in making decisions under various scenarios. It helps determine, patentability of a subject matter, freedom to operate and validity of a patent, among others. More often than not, a patent search is conducted to determine patentability of a subject matter for which we wish to file for a patent. Even though a patent search may never be exhaustive to an extent that...

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Pharmaceutical Business Strategy – A Generics Perspective

First Publication Date: 29th January 2010 One of strategies prevalent in the pharmaceutical sector is to invest in research through which new chemical entities and new products can be invented which will help to challenge the existing patents successfully. However, with the amount of money involved in this kind of strategy, a lot of other strategies have emerged by which pharmaceutical companies mainly generics do business, one of which are challenges of patents under Para IV of the Hatch Waxman Act, 1984 (hereinafter referred to as the  “Act”). Whenever a new drug is to to be released in the market, the innovator...

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Searching for Patents on Indian Patent Database (InPASS)

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  I recall a time when searching for Indian patents and applications online was almost impossible. Performing a search to identify relevant prior art would mean perusal of each and every weekly gazette published by the Indian patent office. These gazettes, being poorly scanned copies of the bibliographic data, would make patent searching a task in itself and let us not even begin to discuss the patience that was tested. It was a time when even the popular paid databases failed to provide comprehensive data on Indian patents. Today, however, performing a patent search for Indian patents has become fairly easier thanks...

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Medical patents, Samsung Patent Infringement, US ITC versus Apple, Patent tip of the Week and other news

  “Interesting Patents, Eye patents, Medical patents, Backpack for visually impaired user, Samsung fined for infringing KAST’s patent, US ITC tightens the noose on iPhones, Is Patent search really necessary?, Patent Tip of the week and other Weekly Patent News,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Patent Fact of the Week “The strength of the invention is the true factor of the strength of a patent” – Gaurav Mishra, IP Manager - Strategic Engagement, BananaIP Counsels. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 726 patent applications have been published in the 24th issue of the patent journal. Out...

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Patent Law News Update

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  Interesting Patents, Amazon’s parachute-dropping drone, Facebook - electronic payment service, Recent Patent Grants, Glenmark obtains US FDA approval, Pharma Patents, Whirlpool Patent Infringement, Stupid Designs, Patent Search, Patent Tip and more, presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Patent Quote of the week “Abraham Lincoln said, Patents Add Fuel to the Fire of Genius. What the great man did not say is that Too Much Fuel Can Burn the Genius” ― Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Renowned IP Attorney, Professor and Novelist Patent stats from the Indian Patent Office While there has been a slight decrease of 16.05% in the sum...

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A Presentation on “Patent Search” by Mr. Nitin Nair delivered at NLSIU

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The following presentation titled “Patent Search”, was delivered on 22nd January, 2017 by Mr. Nitin Nair,  Senior Partner,  BananaIP Counsels, at National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) to the Post Graduate Diploma Intellectual Property Rights Law PGDIPR students as a part of their course. The Presentation included the following topics: Criteria for Patent Search Databases used for Patent Search Search methodologies used for Patent Search Keyword Searches and examples Classification based searches Types of classifications Tips for Searching Types of searches Patentability Analysis Landscape Analysis Infringement Analysis FTO Analysis Invalidity Analysis To access the entire presentation please visit the below mentioned...

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Patent Law- Patent Search- A Presentation by Mr. Nitin Nair at NLSIU

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The following presentation was delivered by Mr. Nitin Nair, 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 “Patent Search “covers the following topics: Patent Search Search Databases Search Methodology Keyword Searches Keyword Searches –Example Classification based searches Types of classification Google Patent Search USPTO search Tips Types of Searches Patentability Analysis Landscape Analysis Infringement Analysis FTO Analysis Invalidity Analysis [slideshare id=57364263&doc=pgdiprsearchpresentation-160122095723] About Mr. Nitin Nair Mr. Nair has considerable experience in the field of patents and has led the Patent teams of various organizations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from Mumbai University and a Masters degree...

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