25 Mar 2020

A patent is a valuable asset for a company or individual – any missed deadline could result in irrevocable loss or a hefty fee to recover it. Various patent professionals work with patent analytics teams to analyse and manage patent information. Currently, these files are managed manually, which involves the use of office tools (eg, Word or Excel). However, with the astounding growth of ...

23 Mar 2020

“E-cigarette”, the term that epitomizes the anti-hero of the smoke world, revolutionized the tobacco business when it entered the market in 2005. The idea of quitting tobacco by blowing aerosol filled clouds ringed like music to the ear of smokers across the world and the song has gained a lot of traction since then. But, the road for these battery-operated cigarettes has hit a speed-bre...

15 Jan 2020

Introduction Over the past few years, the term ‘Start-up’ is doing the rounds around us. With ‘Start-up India Scheme’ being introduced by the Government of India in the year 2016, many young entrepreneurs have been encouraged to set off their businesses. However, in order to gain market presence and flourish in the commerce, protection of Intellectual Property becomes crucial for star...

14 Jan 2020

The term “Revocation” means Cancellation of the patent rights acquired to patentee. The revocation of patent can be applied by making a petition by any person interested or it can be also applied by the Central Government. In most of the cases revocation are filed on a counter claim against patent infringement suits in High Court or in IPAB (the Intellectual Property Appellate Board). Th...

27 Dec 2019

The Government of India has been taking significant steps to develop favorable arena for Trademark filing. With registered trademark, one can stop others from using the trademarked business name/logo/word with respect to goods or services. Trademarks serve as a mark for identification of good or services and provide a better way to reach out to the huge audience. Trademarks influence the...

27 Dec 2019

The National Intellectual Property Rights Policy, aimed at creating a “Creative India; Innovative India” was approved by the Indian cabinet on May 12, 2016. It is noteworthy that this is the first IPR policy that was ever framed by the Indian government, the policy was enacted to ensure compliance to the Doha Development Round and TRIPS Agreement. Along with the IPR policy, the Governmen...

27 Dec 2019

Currently India is aggressively adopting ‘Smart life’ where everything is driven by smart technology like artificial intelligence and IoT, but a grave reality still haunts most of the population is lack of basic healthcare facilities. Currently India is aggressively adopting ‘Smart life’ where everything is driven by smart technology like artificial intelligence and IoT, but a grave rea...

27 Dec 2019

Patent filing in artificial intelligence in India is emerging on a rapid scale, and some of the top companies filing for patents are TATA and HCL Technologies With the advent of Artificial Intelligence in every imaginable sphere that matters, it is hardly surprising that innovators are now in a rush to build their Intellectual Property portfolio in AI. The popularity of Artificial I...

27 Dec 2019

To reduce the amount of counterfeiting in e-businesses, business owners must protect themselves from Intellectual property infringement Gone are the days when going to “work” or running a “business” meant getting all bedecked, travelling to a building and spending the whole day there getting the job done. In today’s world, not all the people you see working from the table next to yo...

27 Dec 2019

It is unclear today how to draft a patent framework that allows seamless communication between IoT devices manufactured by different companies adhering to different standards IoT products are a major component of Industry 4.0 which brings together advances in computational power, wireless communication, AI, and data to build a vast technology infrastructure that works nearly autonomou...