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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions and Patents

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Inventions and Patents

AUTHORED BY DR. KALYAN C. KANKANALA Senior Partner (IP Consulting and Strategy), BananaIP Counsels Email: contact@bananaip.com Linkedin Wikipedia-w Info As new technologies emerge, they challenge traditional legal principles and concepts, which often lag behind technological progress. Though Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a term and a field has been in existence since the 1950s, it did not pose serious legal challenges as its implementability and applicability was limited. Today however, developments in computation, communication, information, data and other…

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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

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

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…

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Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

Massive increase in patent publications this week

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,…

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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…

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Weekly Patent News

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

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…

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Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2020

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

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…

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Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

Patent publications increase this week but number of grants decrease slightly

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…

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Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

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

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…

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Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

37535 patent applications examined till date

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…

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Weekly Patent News

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

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…

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