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IIPRD is a premier Patent Support, Technology Consulting, and IP Licensing Firm based in the United States and India with a diversified business practice providing services in the domain of Commercialization, Valuation, Licensing, Technology Transfer and Due-Diligence of Intellectual Property Assets along with providing complete IP and Patent Analytics and Litigation Support Services to International Corporates and Global IP Law Firms.
IIPRD has been established as an earnest and sincere effort by corporate trained IP practitioners to assist Global Business Houses in strategizing their growth by leveraging their IP Rights through effective Creation, Promotion, Protection, and Commercialization of IP. IIPRD has a legacy of over ten years of existence and is among the first Indian IP Firms to have core focus on Commercialization, Technology Transfer, and Licensing for numerous Indian and Global Corporates.
IIPRD's critically focuses on a broad range of Technology Consulting and IP Research Services spanning all stages of IP Procurement, Management, and Enforcement. IIPRD has a diligent and earnest team of strong Patent, Commercial, and Legal Professionals who enable the firm to provide the complete spectrum of services starting from Market/Technology Research to Licensing/Commercialization to Litigation Support. IIPRD's more than 10 years of substantive experience has helped it gain a prominent name in the Industry as a reliance and trustworthy partner in the complete Research and Analytics Process. Furthermore, support of Khurana & Khurana as its full service and Legal 500, MIP, IAM, Chambers, and Asia IP recommended IP Law Firm has further strengthened the positioning of IIPRD.
Value of Intellectual Property (IP) lies in its commercialization and not in its mere creation and development. It is IP that leads mergers to emerge, resulting in Companies having IP dominance to take the shot. Companies derive competitive advantage that arises out of the way in which they organize and perform IP blended activities, and such activities are the means by which a firm creates value in its products for its buyers. Intellectual Properties are the sparkling assets, they are being the spark plugs that provides the thunderous start, helping bring in investments in monetary, fixed, and intangible assets to profitable life, which otherwise could well remain sleepy.View more
Patent Prosecution is not merely a process of interaction between an Applicant and/or his Legal Representative and a Patent Office with respect to patentability of a patent application, but, for the Applicant, it is also a test of legal and technical competence that it believes the Legal Representative possesses. Patent prosecution is highly individualized and reflects the underlying skill set of each Attorney as the prosecution process itself involves high level of technical negotiation and interpretation of specific terminologies with the patent office, which in the end has high-impact value for the client.View more
Patents are now being considered as one of the major source of technological and competitive information. In the highly competitive business environment, Patents are an important source of technological intelligence that companies can use to gain strategic advantage, and also to avoid possible infringement problems and assess patentability of the inventions.Patents contain a lot of information and it’s an individual’s perspective on how they can effectively use this huge information source for various technological and competitive insights. A continuous research is indeed essential to derive methods, techniques and tools for efficient patent analysis and mapping.View more
Patent analytics, competitive landscape analysis, commercialization studies, etc. are time-consuming, costly, yet vital elements to ensure that you are protecting and making the most of your organization’s/ clients’ intellectual Property.View more
Litigation is an integral part of IP Protection. To sue or not to sue is a difficult task in respect of Intellectual Property Infringements. Before one starts litigation, a Corporate requires careful analysis of numerous uncertainties, including the standards the court will apply on the liabilities, strength in the evidence, how good the experts chances of winning, measure of damages that might apply, extent of damages that might get paid, possible consequences that could flow from winning and losing the litigation, among others. Therefore, various features of uncertainty must be balanced against the most certain cost of litigation including management time against possible business consequences of not pursuing litigation. IP Litigation is an expensive proposition and needs an in-depth understanding of various issues as mentioned and other allied areas.View more
Docketing and Paralegal support services include maintaining and taking necessary actions to meet deadlines pertaining to Patent, Trade Mark, and Design applications. Such services are of immense value proposition when the IP Portfolio comprises a large number of documents/applications pertaining to different or same Intellectual Properties, wherein in order to track legal deadlines of each application, precise docketing and effective paralegal support is very essential.View more
Value creation and growth are an ultimate goal of any management team. IP Valuations are necessary in many contexts. These may include Investment analysis, Out-Licensing deals, In-house estimation of the worth of created IP, capital budgeting, merger and acquisition transactions, financial reporting and taxable events, as well as bankruptcy and litigation proceedings.View more
Intellectual Property, in general, has emerged as a major area of business competence. It has become as important as understanding innovation, technology, marketing, finance, corporate governance, industrial economics and strategy. Importance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), especially Patent sand Trade Marks, needs no emphasis and is largely well understood in the Corporates. At the same time, in the changing paradigm of global business, one central force that supports this change and shall regulate more closely in time to come is Intellectual Property Laws and Practices.View more
IIPRD since 2011 has been actively writing blogs and research articles to update all its members and clients regularly on the most recent IP activities across the Globe. IIPRD Blog has a following of over 3000 subscribers who get updated with our articles in real-time and we are glad to be able to get such support to continue our initiative and effort to bring everyone on the same page.
The Delhi High Court recently passed an order of injunction against Zee Media from using the TV personality Rajat Sharma’s name in any of its advertisements, whether electronic or print. The Court also asked Zee to remove all hoardings bearing Sharma’s name. Thus, by passing such an order, the Court upheld celebrity rights in the … Continue reading Protection of Celebrity Rights/ Personality Rights in India
Technological advancements due to artificial intelligence and algorithms has led to the e-commerce industry adopting various pricing algorithms to determine prices of products. Cartels are generally formed to fix prices in the market and make the sellers a price-maker. With the advent of artificial intelligence, and reducing roles of humans, forming and maintaining cartels has … Continue reading Algorithmic Price Fixing And Cartel Conducts: Analysing The Competition Concerns In A Digital Economy
Bollywood is world’s largest film industry in terms of films being produced per year in a particular country which is 364 films being annually featured(2017). Since its inception from Raja Harish Chandra in the year 1913, it is the only industry in India which has never suffered losses. But as we all know every coin … Continue reading Glorification Of Stalking In Bollywood
“Trade secret protection directly addresses the appropriability problem by limiting contracting parties use and dissemination of proprietary information, thereby enhancing incentives to produce valuable information.[i]” When we see the Indian laws there are no such legislations with regard to the same but this concept has been widely discussed around the world. India tried to resolve … Continue reading Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour
Every time a concept is introduced, there is both a good and a bad use of it. Same is the case with the concept of beneficial ownership. Money laundering, illegal activities are the terms associated with the exploitation and wrong use of this concept. Now let us understand, what is significant beneficial ownership? Definition of … Continue reading Let’s Find Out Who Has The Actual Power? -Significant Beneficial Owner
The Hon’ble National Company Law Tribunal or NCLT (Mumbai) Bench in M/S Citicare Super Speciality Hospital vs. Vighnaharta Health Visionaries Pvt. Ltd. has held that claims towards outstanding rent do not qualify as “ Operational Debt” as defined under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 ( IBC) and therefore the petition is not maintainable under Section 9 of … Continue reading Case Comment on Hon’ ble NCLT Mumbai Bench Holding – ” Claims towards rent do not qualify as Operational Debt under IBC”
The Finance Bill, 2019, has projected certain amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (“the Act”) introducing uniformity in the charge of stamp duty on securities whether in physical or demat form. Amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 for Rationalization of Stamp Duty & Design of Zero Evasion Collection Mechanism in Respect of Securities … Continue reading Finance Act 2019 Amendments to Indian Stamps Act, 1899
Introduction Recently, the Central Government has identified almost 9,400 enemy properties worth Rs. One Lakh Crore and has ordered to sell it off. The Highest of these enemy properties are in Uttar Pradesh which in numbers are around 4,991 properties, second in line is West Bengal which has 2,735 enemy properties, 487 enemy properties are … Continue reading Highlights and Analysis of the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016
In a recent judgment dated 17th December, 2018 the Delhi High Court has ruled that the law allows comparative advertising as long as the use of competitor’s mark is honest. Facts of the Case: The suit in question was filed by the plaintiff for permanent injunction against advertisement when he discovered in the newspaper “The … Continue reading Horlicks Ltd. v. Heinz India: Delhi High Court held that comparative advertising by use of Competitor’s mark allowed
Introduction Shahi Litchi of Bihar, Mysore Silk, Coorg Orange, Kashmiri Pashmina, Mizo Chilli among many others have one thing in common i.e. their quality, production and reputation is firmly attached to a particular geographical location. Property Rights are granted to products of such nature due to the fact that they are produced in a specific … Continue reading A Closer Look At Tea Board, India V. ITC Limited Dispute
An Industrial design is one of the types of Intellectual Property where intellectual property is used to refer to the creations of the mind. It can be an invention, literary or artistic work, symbols, names or images as well. Since it is a property, just like in case of property ownership, ownership of the right … Continue reading Registering Designs in Singapore
Just like the owner of a real estate property controls the rights to how the property is to be used and maintained, intellectual property grants the owner of it certain protection and rights. Intellectual property can be anything that refers to the creations of the mind. Patent is a type of intellectual property which provides … Continue reading Impact of Employment Agreements on Patents in Indonesia