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GI Successfully Granted To Scotch Whisky In Indonesia

About Scotch Whisky Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland for more than 500 years and it has grown from a cottage industry, where farmers distilled their left over barley to prevent it going to waste, to one of the UK’s most important export industries. Scotch Whisky is grain/ malt whisky which is made in Scotland in a manner specified by … Continue reading GI Successfully Granted To Scotch Whisky In Indonesia

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HIV-Drug Patent Wars in Thailand

Overview This blog covers the role that patents play in access to pharmaceuticals -HIV/AIDS in Thailand along with steps taken by government to overcome from current status of HIV/AIDS drugs. The measures which may help to improve access to HIV/AIDS drugs in the country through patent system. HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Thailand AIDS epidemic in Thailand, … Continue reading HIV-Drug Patent Wars in Thailand

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Proposed Amendment u/r 24[C][1] Of The Patent Rules, 2003

With respect to the expedition of the examination process of international applications filed under the Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT), an amendment is proposed u /r 24[C][1]. It explicitly states: An applicant may file a request for expedited examination in Form 18A along with the fee as specified in the first schedule only by electronic transmission … Continue reading Proposed Amendment u/r 24[C][1] Of The Patent Rules, 2003

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Comments On The Prescribed Draft Of Amendments To Patent Rules

 The patents rules can be amended by the virtue of section 159 of the Patent Act 1970, the following changes were proposed by the Central government on 4th of December 2018 through the Department Of Industrial Policy And Promotion. 1. The notification takes the title of the rules to be amended to Patents (Amendment) Rules, … Continue reading Comments On The Prescribed Draft Of Amendments To Patent Rules

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Draft Patent (Amendments) Rules, 2018

IPO published Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2018 for public comments  The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has notified Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2018 dated 4th December 2018 for objections and suggestions from any person. The important features of the Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2018 (Draft Rules, 2018) are discussed … Continue reading Draft Patent (Amendments) Rules, 2018

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Ms. Prigya Arora delivered an enlightening session on Intellectual Property at the School of Planning and Architecture

School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi organized a half day workshop on 11th December 2018 to acquaint faculty and students with interesting domain of Intellectual Property Rights. The workshop aimed at introducing the participants with purpose and processes involved with protection of various forms intellectual properties while also exposing them to challenges that loom in … Continue reading Ms. Prigya Arora delivered an enlightening session on Intellectual Property at the School of Planning and Architecture

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How Online Recordation of IP Rights with Customs Works?

Introduction Cross-border counterfeiting and infringement of goods can have severe long-term consequences for an economy. In order to protect the IP rights of the holders as well as to secure the economy from such breaches, the government formulated Intellectual Property Rights (Imported Goods) Enforcement Rules, 2007. These rules are aimed to prevent counterfeiting and infringing … Continue reading How Online Recordation of IP Rights with Customs Works?

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Nokia – Oppo Patent Licensing Deal: Another Addition To Nokia’s Long List Of Licenses

Introduction Recently in the last week of November 2018, the Finnish telecommunication giant Nokia announced inking a patent licensing agreement with Oppo. Oppo is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communication company which is popular for its smartphones. Oppo has been focusing  on producing the youth-based smartphones . Having been launched in 2004, Oppo has … Continue reading Nokia – Oppo Patent Licensing Deal: Another Addition To Nokia’s Long List Of Licenses

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Nokia And Apple Patents Licensing Tussle Gets Over: A New Collaboration Begins

Introduction After a patents row that escalated between Nokia and Apple in December last year and was settled in May. Nokia sues Apple for the infringement of several patents claiming that Apple has been using Nokia technologies without the proper licenses. Nokia says that the two companies have been able to reach an agreement over … Continue reading Nokia And Apple Patents Licensing Tussle Gets Over: A New Collaboration Begins

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An Addition To Nokia’s Big List Of Patent Licensees: Understanding The Nokia-Huawei Deal

Introduction Nokia began in 1865 as a single paper mill operation. Since then, the Finnish company has seen sector-by-sector success and the same speaks volumes about its global rise as well. Post Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel- Lucent, its position has emboldened even more.[1]  Till now, Nokia has  done business in about 130 countries and operated … Continue reading An Addition To Nokia’s Big List Of Patent Licensees: Understanding The Nokia-Huawei Deal

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