What the 2019’s Amendments Brought for Patent Application Process in India?

Aiming to encourage and assist the inventors in coming up with more and more useful inventions, the Indian government and authorities taking care of Intellectual Property Law in India have taken a remarkable step. The step, including the following and more reforms in Patent rules, has made the Patent Application Process in India considerably easier. […]

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Patenting IoT Technology: Challenges and Solutions

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) was undoubtedly the phase when the number of interconnected gadgets outstripped the number of human beings on the planet. Now, if we consider the path covered so far and the road ahead, the number of continuously increasing IoT gadgets reached 8.4 billion in the year 2017 and […]

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Planning to File a Patent Application? Don’t Miss on These 5 Points

Amongst many different things inventors need to do to succeed, applying for a patent is the most vital one. Sadly, most of them often either ignore or delay carrying out this significant task for a variety of reasons, like lack of knowledge regarding the law, insufficient budget, etc. Undoubtedly, waiting to File a Patent Application […]

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Global Intellectual Property Filings: India Secures Tenth Position

With continuous growth in Intellectual Property (IP) filing activities worldwide, India has witnessed a remarkable upsurge in Industrial Design, patent, and trademark filings in the last year, i.e., 2018. Where on one side, the nation saw more than 20% hike in trademark filing, on the other side, it witnessed a rise of 13.6% in the […]

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India Launches Mobile App to Help Startups, SMEs Protect their IPRs

The Modi government, on 14th October 2019, has launched a dedicated mobile app and website to assist Indian startups and SMEs with the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). DPIIT, the Department for the Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade along with Qualcomm and National Law University, Delhi, has developed these dedicated tools. Guruprasad Mohapatra, secretary DPIIT, […]

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Facebook’s Calibra Sued for Trademark Infringement over Identical Logo

Facebook’s cryptocurrency project named Libra has hit another roadblock as Current, a mobile banking app, has sued its Calibra subsidiary for Trademark Infringement over the similarity of logos. According to the complaint submitted on 10th October 2019 in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Current alleges that Calibra’s logo isn’t […]

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Kerala: TDB Seeks Patent Cover on Iconic Temple Prasadams

The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) recently has decided to secure a patent for Ambalapuzha Palpayasam, Kottarakara Unniyappam, and Sabarimala Aravana. TDB president A Padmakumar said that the decision comes following the report showing illegal production and sale of counterfeit prasadams under the name of well-known Ambalapuzha Palpayasam. He explained that fake Ambalapuzha Palpayasam is being […]

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Indian Government Incentivizes Companies to File Patents Abroad

The government of India recently has simplified the rules for patents filed by women, small entities, and government agencies, and also incentivized Indian firms to file patents abroad. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has notified the additional rules to amend the Patents Rules, 2003. It has also expedited the examination […]

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Vubiq Networks Gets a New Technology Patent for Wireless Communication

Vubiq Networks, the innovation leader in extremely high frequency (EHF) millimeter-wave wireless broadband communications technology, products, and solutions, has recently announced that it has been awarded a new technology patent for its wireless communication by the European Patent Office (EPO). Numbered EP2737718B1, the particular patent is entitled to System and Approach for Wireless Communication in […]

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How 3D Printing Industry Influences Intellectual Property (IP)?

Emerged in the 1980s, 3D technology, due to the availability of high-performance and low-cost 3D printers, has now come within the reach of not just big organizations but ordinary consumers as well. By fulfilling expectations of different types of businesses and people, it is emerging as one of the best technologies in the present rapidly […]

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