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Indian Patent law in the year 1972 originally defined the term ‘invention' as "any new and useful art, process, method or manner of manufacture, machine, apparatus or other article, substance produced by...
Khurana and Khurana
As a result to the PIL filed by Prof. Shamnad Basheer, complaining against IPO for noncompliance of section 146, in the year 2015, the Delhi High Court, recently in January 2018...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Yogesh Khanna of the Hon'ble Delhi High Court (DHC) recently passed an order dismissing Monsanto's plea by stating that its patent for Bt cotton seeds was not valid...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Copyright is a set of exclusive rights given to the author of original literary, musical or dramatic works for its use and distribution.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Trademark registration guarantees the proprietor certain set of exclusive rights.
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
Toyota's first commercial use anywhere of the PRIUS mark was in 1995 at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Khurana and Khurana
The question regarding the condonation of delay in the filing a request for examination of a patent application was once again decided by the Hon'ble Delhi High Court in the case of Sphaera Pharma, Pte. Ltd. And Anr.Vs Union Of India.
Singh & Associates
Section 107A of the Indian Patent Act is known as India's Bolar Exemption.
Singh & Associates
Startups Status Clarified; Rule 2 Of Patent Rules Amended.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The (Indian) Patents Act, 1970 as amended up to date defines the word ‘invention' under section 2(i)(j) as a new product or process involving an inventive step and capable of industrial application.
Singh & Associates
Patent landscape analysis or ‘Patent Mapping' is a comprehensive study and multi-step process, involving use of high of human intelligence ...
Singh & Associates
‘License of Rights' seems a good option for Patentees, who are seeking to license their patents, but do not have resources and time for commercialization of Patents yet want to benefit from their Patents.
Singh & Associates
The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi has yet again emphasized on adherence of prescribed timelines under the Patents Act and Rules.
Singh & Associates
Ambush Marketing is a type of marketing where one brand pays to become an official sponsor of an event and another brand, which is usually a competing brand, tries to associate itself with the same event...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Supreme Court by its judgement dated December 14, 2017, in the matter of Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd. v. Kamat Hotels (India) Ltd. & Ors. upheld the Madras High Court's order dated February 11, 2015, ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Supreme Court of India, recently in a remarkable judgement clarified the ambiguity regarding the question of rectification of a trademark if an infringement suit is pending.
LexOrbis
Product packaging and visual impression of any product which is to be launched in the market, has become one of the most decisive factors regarding how well the product will attract the attention of the prospective consumers.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, Hon'ble Justice Pratibha Singh of the Delhi High Court in the case of Levi Strauss & Co. v. Rajesh Agarwal, held that the dismissal of the suit on the ground of non-filing of assignment of trademarks in favour of the Indian Company, ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
A city's logo is a culmination of its identity, aspirations and everything that it represents. A logo, thereby, becomes a beacon via which tourists, travelers, and even citizens identify the city of their choice.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Article 6ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of 1883 (which is amended and revised time to time), was introduced into the convention by the Revision Conference of The Hague in 1925.
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Traditional Knowledge (TK) is a living body of knowledge that is developed, sustained and passed on from generation to generation within a community, often forming part of its cultural or spiritual identity.
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Google has just started to fund computer software which will write local news. A short story written by Japanese computer software made it to second rounds of national literary prize.
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IP laws are not wary of overlapping in their forms and the same has been observed and discussed since their inception. Consequentially ...
LexOrbis
The year 2017 has been instrumental in shaping the evolving IP Jurisprudence in India, with the Hon'ble Supreme Court having decided and heard several matters inter alia pertaining to the Trade Marks Law.
Intepat IP Services Pvt Ltd
Sections 3 and 4 of the Indian Patents Act, 1970 specifically state exclusions to what can be patented in India.
Chadha & Chadha IP
India has ratified the TRIPS agreement and to give effect to this agreement, The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001 (PPV&FRA) was enacted.
Intepat IP Services Pvt Ltd
The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) was constituted on September 15, 2003 by the Indian Government to hear and resolve the appeals against the decisions of the registrar under the Indian Trademarks Act, 1999 ...
Chadha & Chadha IP
Non patentable inventions are given in Section 3 of the Indian Patent Act
Khurana and Khurana
The legal dispute between the two pharmaceutical majors Gilead Sciences Inc. and Merck & Co. Inc. involving Hepatitis C drugs clearly indicates the high stakes involved when it comes to intellectual property.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Bombay High Court has recently refused to grant an injunction on trade mark infringement and passing off where the only basis for the application for injunction was the existence of phonetic similarity...
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Therefore, in the light of above reasons the petition was dismissed by the Court.
Singh & Associates
On February 08, 2018, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) submitted its annual submission to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in the form of Special 301 Report, 2018.
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