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Government reviewing IP laws ahead of Trump’s visit to India and other patent news updates

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News - Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry gears up for Trump’s visit, initiates discussion on reviewing IP laws; India, second largest contributor to IBM’s worldwide patents; Hytera Communications to pay Motorola Solutions $764 million by way of damages; USPTO to hire hundreds of new examiners and more. INDIA PATENT NEWS Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry gears up for Trump’s visit, initiates discussion on reviewing IP laws In an effort to make “Namaste Mr. President” formerly dubbed as “Kem Cho Mr. President” an eventful occasion, the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has reportedly initiated discussions to review...

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Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper says PM, Natco Pharma faces patent infringement law suit and more

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent & Design News - “Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper,” says PM Narendra Modi; 12th edition of GIPC to be held in New Delhi, this week; IPO issues notification containing list of withdrawn patent applications; Taiho Pharmaceutical files patent infringement lawsuit against Natco Pharma; Eli Lilly wins lawsuit instituted against Apotex Inc. and other news updates. India Patent News 12th edition of GIPC to be held in New Delhi, this week The 12th edition of the Global Intellectual Property Convention (GIPC), Asia’s leading IP Convention on Innovation and IP, has been scheduled to be held between 8th and 10th January...

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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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Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor settle patent battle, USPTO publishes SUCCESS Act Report and other patent news

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar inaugurates IPR Cell, Canon Inc. wins infringement lawsuit against V4INK Inc., TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle patent infringement battle, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor end 12-year patent infringement dispute, GNOME receives aid from Open Invention Network in its battle against patent troll, USPTO publishes SUCCESS Act Report 2019, EPO hosts 29th Annual Patent Information Conference in Bucharest, Japan launches new economic team to keep IP violation in check.   INDIA PATENT NEWS   Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar inaugurates IPR Cell   On 1st November 2019, Rama Devi Women’s University at Bhubaneswar inaugurated the University’s IPR...

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AICTE and CIPAM spar over invention guidelines, USPTO invites comments on patenting inventions developed by AI and more

India and foreign patent news

In this weeks patent news - AICTE differs with CIPAM’s guidelines for on-campus inventions, to approach ministry, USPTO extends date for comments on “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Patents”, Nokia sues Lenovo for patent infringement, EU parliament challenges EPO on plant patentability, Aftechmobile sues Apple Inc. for patent infringement, Canon Inc., ends patent infringement dispute against LLC VTT and LLC Pallady, European Patent Office to host Patent Information Conference 2019,   EUIPO hosts IP Horizon 5.0 in Alicante, Spain, Intellectual Property Office of Australia launches Global Artificial Intelligence Platform (GAIN) and more. Patent News updates from India AICTE differs with CIPAM’s guidelines for on-campus inventions,...

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IPR policy guidelines published, Heads of UKIPO, EPO and USPTO discuss global patent system and more

India and foreign patent news

DPIIT floats draft guidelines for implementation of IPR policy in academic institutions, Capcom wins patent infringement lawsuit in Japan, Bridgestone claims victory in China in patent infringement case, Heads of UKIPO, EPO and USPTO discuss global patent system and more patent news. Patent News updates from India DPIIT floats draft guidelines for implementation of IPR policy in academic institutions The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has published a 23-page ‘Draft model guidelines on implementation of IPR policy for Academic Institutions’ prepared by the Cell for IPR Promotion & Management (CIPAM). The draft proposes guidelines in respect of Ownership of...

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Doctrine of Foreign Equivalents – Part 2

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This post was first published on 14th October, 2014.   As discussed in our earlier post, the Doctrine of Foreign Equivalents under the Trademarks Law requires the Trademark Office to translate foreign words to English in order to determine whether certain marks qualify for trademark registration or not. In this post, we are looking into whether the Indian Courts consider this doctrine an acceptable principle of the Trademark Law. Indian Courts have not faced the question of applicability of this doctrine in many cases yet. The Bombay High court had discussed the applicability of the doctrine in the 1997 case of Aktiebolaget Volvo of...

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Final Rules For Administrative Trials Published

This post was first published on 15th August, 2012.   The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will publish final rules in the Federal Register, relating to implementation of three administrative trial provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA); inter partes review, post-grant review, and the transitional program for covered business method patents. The administrative trial final rules offer a third party a timely, cost-effective alternative to district court litigation for challenging the patentability of a claimed invention in an issued patent.   These rules become effective on September 16, 2012. The final rules for inter partes review...

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An Incentive to Green Technology Patent Applications

  First Publication Date: 29th December 2010   In an extremely globalized world where we talk of reducing our carbon footprint, it is obvious that the leaders of tomorrow would be those who can use the alternatives to non renewable sources of energy to the fullest. Green technologies like Solar Energy, Hydel Power and Wind energy are being researched upon the world over and the least the governments can do is provide more and more incentives for development of these technologies. The U.S. Commerce Department’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) launched a pilot programme last year on 8th December to accelerate the examination of...

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Interesting Patents, IIT-M to host Tech summit, Cannabis Patent, Qualcomm forced to license its patents, Canada becomes party to Hague Agreement, USPTO’s new Sponsorship Tool and more

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  “Indian patent statistics, Interesting inventions, IIT Madras to host Shaastra Summit, Qualcomm forced to license its patents to rivals, USPTO’s new Sponsorship Tool to give other members access to the Patent Electronic System, USPTO grants a patent to a composition containing Cannabis and other Weekly Patent News updates,” presented by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Patent Firm. Design Quote of the Week "Design is the silent ambassador of your brand.” – Paul Rand, American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc. Indian Patent Statistics A...

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