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What are the Patent Laws in India?

Corporate Law : Learn why patent registration is crucial in India. Explore patent law, filing process, rights, and types of applications. Maximize...

March 14, 2024 453 Views 0 comment Print

Demystifying Patent and Compulsory Licensing in Saudi Arabia: A Comprehensive Guide to Patent and Compulsory Licensing

Corporate Law : Explore comprehensive guide to patent licensing and compulsory licensing in Saudi Arabia. Learn about legal framework, types of pa...

September 25, 2023 807 Views 0 comment Print

Patents Act vs. Competition Act: Landmark Decision Reshapes Legal Landscape

Corporate Law : Explore landmark decision reshaping legal landscape as Patents Act takes precedence over Competition Act in patent-related dispute...

September 25, 2023 1521 Views 0 comment Print

Patents: Registration, Penalty and Relief

Corporate Law : Discover the significance of intellectual property rights (IPR) and patents in India. Learn about the main objective of intellectu...

July 9, 2023 1323 Views 0 comment Print

Transgenic Animal Patents: Harvard College vs. Canada

Corporate Law : Explore the legal complexities surrounding transgenic animal patents through the Harvard College vs. Canada case. Understand the g...

May 20, 2023 726 Views 0 comment Print


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One Lakh Patents Granted: Patent Rules 2024 Simplifies Process

Corporate Law : Ministry of Commerce & Industry announces the grant of one lakh patents in a year alongside a three-fold jump in GI registrations ...

March 19, 2024 378 Views 0 comment Print

Filing of patents increases by more than 50% in the last 7 years

Corporate Law : For the first time in 11 years, the number of domestic patent filing surpasses the number of international patent filing in India ...

April 12, 2022 567 Views 0 comment Print

Patent Fees For Educational Institutions Reduced by 80%

Corporate Law : Benefits related to 80% reduced fee for patent filing & prosecution have been extended to Educational institutions as well. Centre...

September 23, 2021 447 Views 0 comment Print

Patent Fees for Start-ups, MSMEs, Women Entrepreneurs reduced by 80%

Corporate Law : Ministry of Commerce & Industry Simplified Patent and Copyright Registration helping India become an innovation hub : Shri Piy...

August 19, 2021 2343 Views 0 comment Print

For filing Form-27, patentees would get 6 months, instead of current 3 months

Corporate Law : Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020- streamlining of the requirements related to filing of Form 27 and submission of verified English ...

October 30, 2020 435 Views 0 comment Print


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Initiation of Patent Rights Legal Proceedings by Dominant Player is Abuse?

Corporate Law : CCI delves into whether patent litigation by dominant firms can be viewed as anti-competitive conduct, based on case of Macleods P...

August 26, 2023 465 Views 0 comment Print

Rejection of patent application on sole base of non-patentability u/s 3(k) is unjustified

Corporate Law : Delhi High Court held that rejection of Microsoft patent application for invention relating to ‘Methods and Systems for authenti...

June 5, 2023 1644 Views 0 comment Print

Evergreening or layering of patent protect is impermissible under Indian Patent Law

Corporate Law : Delhi High Court held that filing of multiple patent claims in respect of the same invention amounts to evergreening or layering o...

April 18, 2023 1374 Views 0 comment Print

Principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by Patent Office while rejecting application: Delhi HC

Corporate Law : The Hon’ble Delhi High Court while relying on Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgments observed that has observed that the principles o...

January 2, 2023 1053 Views 0 comment Print

Simple change resulting in unpredictable advantages of a product is ‘invention’ under Patents Act

Corporate Law : Delhi High Court on the issue of invention under Patents Act, 1970 observed that one of the sure tests in analysing the existence ...

November 14, 2022 1068 Views 0 comment Print


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Patents (Second Amendment) Rules, 2024

Corporate Law : Explore the Ministry of Commerce & Industry new rules amending the Patents Rules 2003. Learn about adjudication, appeals, penaltie...

March 16, 2024 219 Views 0 comment Print

Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2024

Corporate Law : Delve into the significant changes introduced by the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2024, and their implications on patent filing, exa...

March 15, 2024 528 Views 0 comment Print

Draft Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2024

Corporate Law : Explore the proposed amendments to the Patents Rules, 2003 by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Learn about adjudication proc...

January 2, 2024 2298 Views 0 comment Print

Draft Patents (Amendment), Rules, 2023

Corporate Law : Highlights of proposed changes to Patents Rules, 2003 by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Detailed insights into rule modificati...

August 22, 2023 1551 Views 0 comment Print

Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021

Corporate Law : 1. (1) These rules may be called the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publi...

September 21, 2021 3237 Views 0 comment Print


Rejection of patent application on sole base of non-patentability u/s 3(k) is unjustified

June 5, 2023 1644 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi High Court held that rejection of Microsoft patent application for invention relating to ‘Methods and Systems for authentication of a user for sub-locations of a network location’ solely on the basis of non-patentability under Section 3(k) of the Patent Act, 1970 is unjustified and needs re-examination.

Transgenic Animal Patents: Harvard College vs. Canada

May 20, 2023 726 Views 0 comment Print

Explore the legal complexities surrounding transgenic animal patents through the Harvard College vs. Canada case. Understand the global perspectives on patenting living organisms and the impact on intellectual property rights.

Evergreening or layering of patent protect is impermissible under Indian Patent Law

April 18, 2023 1374 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi High Court held that filing of multiple patent claims in respect of the same invention amounts to evergreening or layering of patent protection, which is impermissible under the Indian Patent Law.

Principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by Patent Office while rejecting application: Delhi HC

January 2, 2023 1053 Views 0 comment Print

The Hon’ble Delhi High Court while relying on Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgments observed that has observed that the principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by the Patent Office while rejecting a patent application.

Patent Infringement in India

January 1, 2023 17577 Views 0 comment Print

Government granted absolute rights to inventors & patentee. Learn more about Patent Infringement in India.

Simple change resulting in unpredictable advantages of a product is ‘invention’ under Patents Act

November 14, 2022 1068 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi High Court on the issue of invention under Patents Act, 1970 observed that one of the sure tests in analysing the existence of inventive step would also be the time gap between the prior art document and the invention under consideration. If a long time has passed since the prior art was published and a simple change resulted in unpredictable advantages which no one had thought of for a long time, the Court would tilt in favour of holding that the invention is not obvious.

How to Draft a Patent Claim?

September 5, 2022 1713 Views 0 comment Print

Intellectual property refers to the creation of the mind; it is that intangible property which is a product of human intellect. It includes invention, art, literary work, trademarks, computer programs and other commercial signs, names, symbols and images. Intellectual Property is protected by law by copyrights, patents, trademarks, etc.

Filing of patents increases by more than 50% in the last 7 years

April 12, 2022 567 Views 0 comment Print

For the first time in 11 years, the number of domestic patent filing surpasses the number of international patent filing in India during Jan-Mar 2022 Shri Piyush Goyal appreciates consistent efforts made by DPIIT to strengthen the IPR regime in India The coordinated efforts by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and […]

Intellectual Capital – A Way Forward from Traditional Accounting

April 3, 2022 1209 Views 6 comments Print

INTRODUCTION This is an era of knowledge-based economy, where organizations mainly focus on its two vital sources for generating value and profit making for the company. Those are tangible and or intangible areas. In case of intangible resources, it is believed that stake holders prefer the importance of disclosing intellectual capital than the tangible capital […]

PATENT- What you must know

December 20, 2021 1908 Views 2 comments Print

What is the definition of a patent? A patent is a statutory right provided by the government to the patentee for a set length of time in return for full disclosure of his invention and the prohibition of others from creating, using, selling, or importing the patented product or method for those purposes without his […]