11 Sep 2019

How to carry out research on patentable idea? A novelty patent search is performed to analyse whether your idea/ technology / invention is new or not.  The patent search novelty report provided by the patent expert will tell you whether your invention is novel or not. The search report will include list of selected granted patents, published patents and non-patent literature which will ...

27 Mar 2018

Introduction The Statement of working is important information which is submitted by either the patentee or the licensee to the IPO (Indian patent office) that clearly states the commercial exploitation of a patent in India. This statement of working system also checks if the patent meets the reasonable requirements of the public. Legal provisions Statement of working needs to be submit...

04 Oct 2017

The Buzz word – Augmented Reality Augmented Reality (AR) is the process of overlaying computer-generated information above real-world view, thereby creating a delusion to the users. AR applications are based on location and image recognition. They use device’s camera and GPS to recognize captured images and location pointers. In doing so, it provides users with relevant digital informati...

21 Sep 2017

Nanotechnology is the branch of technology that deals with dimensions at a nanoscale, i.e., about 1 to 100 nanometers. To give you a scale of how small that is, the width of the hair on our scalp is somewhere between 60,000-120,000 nm. Fig. 1 captures the scale of several other living and non-living things with illustrations to highlight the scale. Unlike in their regular size, materi...

21 Sep 2017

Diabetes refers to a group of metabolic diseases with debilitating consequences in which the person has high blood glucose, either because the body’s insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. Based on the cause for rise in blood glucose, there are three major types of Diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes – Body does not produce eno...

13 Jul 2017

Intro to article Effectual observes a fast growing trend in a niche area of biomedical research and innovation – the surging technology called 3D bioprinting. Introduction to 3D printing tech 3D printing, the mother discipline that encompasses 3D bioprinting, is a computer controlled process for forming 3D objects. As opposed to traditional machining processes for manufacturing of objec...

15 Mar 2017

Under the common law rules of evidence and procedure, certain communications are protected from being revealed against the wishes of the person in a court of law as evidence. The law in most countries provide such exceptions to confidential communications, such as between an attorney and his client. The US laws also providesuch immunity to certain type of communicationsfor protecting sen...

16 Feb 2017

The power of patents, in the today’s technology driven era, is known to almost every individual and protecting the ideas through patents is of utmost importance to every individual or business more than ever. Regardless of the importance, the cost and complexity of patent protection can create many hurdles for small to medium enterprises (SMEs). However, to remain ahead of competitors, p...

06 Feb 2017

Intellectual Property is the lifeline of every company, more so for the companies dealing with technology. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) encompass patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, amongst others, which prove to be instrumental for safeguarding the brand and keeping the unfair competition at bay. As an example, Trademarks help in protecting the brand value of the c...

02 Nov 2016

In today’s globalised economy, innovation is pivotal for developing quality products and gain competitiveness in the marketplace. Globalization and outsourcing has increased pressure on organizations to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Large corporates need to innovate to differentiate their product from the competition. Innovation has led to significant improvements the way busines...