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President promulgates Tribunals reforms Ordinance, IPAB goes defunct with immediate effect

The featured image shows a closed signboard. Th image has been used in consonance with the closure of the Tribunals through TRIBUNALS REFORMS (RATIONALISATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021

The President of India on the 4th of April 2021 promulgated the “THE TRIBUNALS REFORMS (RATIONALISATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021”. With the passing of this ordinance, Tribunals set up under the Cinematograph Act, 1952, the Customs Act, 1962, the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994, the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 and certain other Acts have now effectively been rendered defunct with immediate effect. The ordinance has also transferred the functions and powers of the tribunals to the High Courts and Commercial Courts depending on the context. For...

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Massive increase in patent publications this week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 22nd of January 2021. 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 1,059 patent applications have been published in the 4th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,059 applications published in the journal, 183 applications account for early publications while 876 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Intellectual Property Statistics 2020 (India)

PATENTS A total of 70,924  patent applications were examined in 2020 as opposed to the total of 83,226 patent applications examined in 2019. The total number of grants in 2020 also shot up by as much as 12% in comparison to the total number of grants in 2019. The patent office on an average examined and issued 194 first examination reports (FERs) per day. Particulars 2018 2019 2020 Applications Published 38961 49351 51325 Granted 13813 23257 26309 Examined 81406 83226 70924 INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS 2020 certainly appears to have been a great year for Industrial designs. A total of 14,550 designs were registered in 2020 as compared to 14,529 registrations in 2019, signifying an increase of about 0.1% in filings...

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Changes to UK IP Law from 1st January 2021, Indian Designs added to WIPO Global Design Database, AI related patent applications double and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Indian Designs added to WIPO Global Design Database; EPO invalidates Amgen’s patent claims protecting drug - Praluent, rules in favor of Sanofi and Regeneron; TikTok Inc. files suit for declaratory relief against Triller; Jury verdict directs Apple to pay $500 million to VirnetX by way of damages; UK IPO publishes information on the changes to UK intellectual property law from 1st January 2021; USPTO hosts ID5 6th Annual Meeting, commemorates the 5th anniversary of the ID5 forum; SAIP organizes IP20+ Global Intellectual Property Challenges Forum and other news updates. INDIAN DESIGNS NEWS Indian Designs now added...

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Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2020 come into force – Here are the changes

Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2020

On the 20th of October, 2020 the Central Government through an Official Gazette notification published the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, containing the revised rules. In summary, amendments have been made to the timeline and content required while submitting the Statement of Working of Patents (Form 27) for a granted Patent and in respect of the requirements for filing priority documents and its verified English translation for PCT national phase applications in India. The highlights of the Revised Rules 2020 are broadly set out below: 1. Statement of Working of Patent (Form 27) The amended rule 131(2) now states: “(2) The statements referred to in sub-rule...

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Patent publications increase this week but number of grants decrease slightly

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 14th of August 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 1,549 patent applications have been published in the 33rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1,549 applications published in the journal, 95 applications account for early publications while 1454 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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1927 patent examination reports issued this week, decrease in patent publications and grant

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 24th of July 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 553 patent applications have been published in the 30th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 553 applications published in the journal, 45 applications account for early publications while 508 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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37535 patent applications examined till date

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 10th of July 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 646 patent applications have been published in the 28th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 646 applications published in the journal, 153 applications account for early publications while 493 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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In this week’s Patent News: ISRO’s patent generates buzz, Open Invention Network and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – ISRO's patent generates buzz, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group joins the Open Invention Network; UKIPO brings an end to “interrupted days,” regular operations will resume on 30th July 2020 and other news updates. Indian Patent Updates ISRO's patent generates buzz News reports were abuzz last week after the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) obtained a patent for the invention "A LIQUID COOLING AND HEATING GARMENT". ISRO filed a patent application for the said invention on 8th February 2016 and was issued a patent (338868) on the 19th of June 2020. The abstract of the patented invention reads as follows: "This...

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Patent publications increase by over 60% this week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 15th of May 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 523 patent applications have been published in the 20th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 523 applications published in the journal, 95 applications account for early publications while 428 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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