WIPO Summer School, Bumble versus Tinder, Huawei versus Samsung, Qualcomm versus Apple, Patent Tip and other news

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“Sharp drop in patent publications, Mammoth increase in First Examination Reports issued by Indian Patent Office, Two week WIPO summer school in India, Bumble files counter lawsuit against Tinder, Huawei wins patent injunction against Samsung in China, Qualcomm does not want Apple to move the dispute to UK, UK IPO signs PPH agreement with Brazil, 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 Quote of the Week

“Taking care of a plant is a tough job, so is the case with patents” – Gaurav Mishra, Patent Associate, BananaIP Counsels

Indian Patent Statistics

In one of the sharpest drops of 2018, a total of 511 patent applications have been published in the 13th issue of the patent journal. Of the 511 applications, 36 applications account for early publications while 475 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 month period. A total of 289 applications have been granted this week as opposed to 311 from the previous week, thus marking a decrease of about 7.07% in grants.

Early Publications

City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change
Delhi 3 4 33.33% increase
Mumbai 27 14 48.15% decrea