13 Feb 2020

Highly skilled patent professionals carry out the predominantly manual task of drafting a patent application, which involves the use of set phrases and a substantial amount of copying and pasting. The smallest of mistakes in the drafted application or claims can lead to serious problems further down the line. However, due to the repetitive nature of the work, errors can often be introduc...

05 Feb 2020

Blockchain is an anonymous online ledger that simplifies the way in which transactions are carried out. It comprises a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous one, a timestamp and transaction data. The technology was invented in 2008 in the form of bitcoin, a peer-to-peer electronic cash system,...

03 Feb 2020

In EPO opposition proceedings, even holding a winning prior-art is not the end of story. We all know that a Post-grant opposition may be filed against any patent within nine months of the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent [Art. 99(1)]. But let us highlight one recent opposition case before you, where even a Category-X prior-art wasn’t able to kill the t...

29 Jan 2020

  A number of companies and researchers are working to produce a variety of chemicals with defined struct ures and functionalities across many industries, including the agriculture, pharmaceutical, general chemical and veterinary sectors. Due to increased research, searches for chemical structures must be simplified in order for IP experts to identify the patent and non-patent doc...

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...

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...

11 Jun 2018

Noida, June 11, 2018 - We are delighted to share with you that Mr. Amit Aggarwal has made it to the list of ‘The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2018’ 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...

19 Feb 2018

Noida, 19-Feb-18 - In response to the increasing market in Asia, Effectual Services, an India-based company, proudly announces its expansion in Singapore to anticipate sustained business growth over a longer term. In order to accelerate its growth and strengthen its foothold in the Asian market, Effectual Services has decided to expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market. With the op...

29 Jan 2018

It was a great initiative which brought together trainees from a wide variety of disciplines. The participants included many senior designated people from renowned companies, educational institutes and law firms, who had come to attend this IPR training. The delegates came from diverse backgrounds, including legal, engineering, research & development etc. A nice exchange of thoughts on ...

12 Jan 2018

Denise is an expert in patent prosecution support services. She brings with her over 30 years of experience in the IP/Patent practice and has worked at leadership level positions with some of the most esteemed and reputed law firms in the U.S., leading development of best practices, outreach and engagement with client community and leading projects to refine offerings to better serve the...