24 Oct 2019

To foster innovation and creativity, intellectual property (IP) must be protected. Creations of the mind, such as names, symbols, new technological processes, etc. can be protected through patents, copyrights and trademarks. In an era of start-ups and unconventional career paths, an awareness of laws that protect intellectual property can go a long way in boosting the economy. The IP ind...

12 Sep 2019

Since India is becoming a hot-bed for IoT and 5G based filing, we may soon see a litigation war here too. Internet of Things (IoT) represents a whole world of connected objects that talk to each other at a whirlwind speed that never falters. The applications and benefits of this niche technology are multifold as it has the potential to revolutionise the world that we live in. Amit Agga...

12 Sep 2019

US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is one of the oldest patent offices in the world. For obtaining a Patent, two types of patent applications can be filed: Provisional:- It is a quick and less expensive means of filing application however, it only survives when a regular non-provisional patent application within one year is filed. Non provisional/Complete:- It is the final ...

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 ...

21 Jun 2019

We are pleased to share with you that Mr. Amit Goel has made it to the list of ‘The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2019’ by IAM Strategy 300. IAM Strategy 300 – ‘The World’s Leading IP Strategists’ identifies individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize and enhance the value of IP portfolios. The guide lists individuals from all k...

21 Jun 2019

We are delighted to share with you that Mr. Amit Aggarwal has made it to the list of ‘The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2019’ by IAM Strategy 300 for second consecutive year. IAM Strategy 300 – ‘The World’s Leading IP Strategists’ identifies individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize and enhance the value of IP portfolios. The ...

13 Jun 2019

Canadian Intellectual Property Office, commonly known as CIPO, is the controlling body for Patents and Trademarks in Canada. CIPO has been making a continuous effort to cut down the prosecution time to make the process of getting the Patent Application granted much faster. Currently, it takes nearly around 80 months for a Patent Application to be granted from the date of filing. It is st...

21 Jan 2019

Patent is one of the pillars of Intellectual Property (IP). A patent gives its owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, and importing an invention for a limited period of time, usually twenty years. A Patent provides exclusive rights to the Patent Owner and restricts others from using the patented technology. These rights also exclude others from selling, making, us...

10 Dec 2018

Introduction The well-settled doctrine of the trademarks law enumerates that the right of prior user of a mark prevails over the subsequent user in relation to same or similar goods or services, even though the subsequent user is the registered proprietor of the trademark. One can establish the ownership of a mark by using it in the course of trade and by substantiating prior use of t...

13 Nov 2018

Introduction   A trade mark is a mark capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of the other and includes a word, device, label, logo, shape of a product, packaging of a product, combination of colours, sound, slogan, signature, symbols etc. A trademark registration remains valid up to 10 years from the date of filing of application and may be renewed at ...