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 ...

18 Sep 2018

The litigation support experts help attorneys to manage the legal needs and other aspects of large scale litigation and complex litigation. The term large litigation refers to the litigation that has wider scope and therefore it requires the assistance of more legal experts than smaller scale litigation. Talking about complex litigation, it refers to the litigation whose complexity is de...

29 Aug 2018

A patent holder may legally allow another party to make, use, sell or import his invention for a specific period of time in a specific geographical region and in return for a license fees. This process is called patent licensing or invention licensing. The patent owner is known as the licensor, and the other party is the licensee. The licensee assumes all of the business risks, from manu...

29 Aug 2018

Preface According to “The Paris convention of 1883” each contracting state had to take legislative measures providing for the grant of compulsory licenses to prevent the abuses which might result from the exercise of the exclusive rights conferred by the patent. Further, the compulsory licensing of pharmaceutical products was addressed by the Doha Declaration which allowed members to iss...

06 Apr 2018

In this article we are going to clear certain doubts and find answers about patents and their related issues with Intellectual Property. Here, we are providing an open discussion forum where you can clear all your doubts about patents and patenting a new invention. If you are new to patents and its related issues, then you can certainly clarify any doubts you might have about legal paten...

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...

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...

20 Dec 2016

Effectual Services has achieved another milestone by becoming the proud winner of Owler 2016 HOT in Noida award. Effectual Services has emerged as one of the most sought after companies in the IP industry. It is a well established and rapidly expanding organization having expertise in providing patent and legal services. With a clientele including Fortune 500 companies, law firms, paten...

27 Oct 2016

This Article is co-authored by Amit Aggarwal (Co-founder, Effectual Services) and Karan Bhutani (Assistant Manager, Marketing) The unprecedented growth in Internet of Things (IoT) has forced many large corporates, new-age entrepreneurs, and startups to embrace IoT technologies. IoT technologies are driving companies and transforming business in order to meet changing consumer demand. Wi...