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 ...

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...

29 Aug 2018

Provisional Application A Provisional Patent Application is designed to provide a lower-cost first patent filing for a utility patent. It consists of details of the invention along with relevant drawings that describe how to make and use your invention. A provisional patent application allows filing without any formal patent claims or declaration, or any information disclosure (prior ar...

26 Feb 2018

The term ‘Intellectual Property’, or it can also be called IP, means the protection for the creation of minds. Talking more specifically, it grants the owners the exclusive rights to these creations. IP has been categorized into two sections: Artistic Industrial Artistic Intellectual property rights are protected by copyrights and Industrial Intellectual Property rights are protec...