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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 50,000 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.
‘Geographical Indication’ refers to a sign which is used on products possessing some qualities, characteristics, reputation attributable to the geographical origin. There needs to be a clear link between the product and the place of production.The Act providing protection to Geographical Indications (GI) in India is The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, … Continue reading Geographical Indication In Context Of The Rasgulla ControversyRead more »
Facebook has once again become the focal point of controversy with the social networking site refusing to fact-check the political advertisements it displays on its platform.Facebook has come under intense scrutiny due to the fact that the political advertising by the social networking company is in direct contravention to free speech and expression of people … Continue reading The Controversy Around Facebook And Political AdvertisingRead more »
Every individual in the European Union has the Right to be Forgotten. This right ensures that when need be, if a person seeks to delist his personal information from the internet searches, he has the right to approach the data operators directly asking them to do the same. This right is incidental to the right … Continue reading Will The Internet Remember You Forever? Right To Be Forgotten And Its Territorial LimitsRead more »
The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal filed by Uber India, thereby giving a green signal to Competition Appellate Tribunal to initiate an investigation into allegations of abuse of dominant power by Uber in the National Capital Region. Timeline of the events: In 2015, Meru – a radio taxi service business –approached the Competition Commission … Continue reading SC Allows Predatory Pricing Probe Against UberRead more »
About bLAWgathon Stumbling upon a piece of research that answers a crucial legal question is a common happenstance in the life of any lawyer, academic or student. Realizing the goal of community learning in the space of Intellectual Property and related Commercial/Corporate Laws; IIPRD and Khurana and Khurana Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K); with an … Continue reading Call for Submissions: bLAWgathon 2019Read more »
GrabOn– the Hyderabad-based affiliate e-commerce start up–has successfully won a trademark infringement suit filed against GrabOnRent – a Bengaluru-based product rental start up. The lawsuit was filed by GrabOn before the Delhi High Court, on the grounds of misusing the former’s goodwill and causing confusion amongst consumers due to deceptively similar brand names. GrabOn claimed … Continue reading Clash of the Start Ups: GrabOn Wins Over GrabOnRentRead more »
IIPRD has been successfully conducting several symposiums over the years on different Intellectual Property (IP) aspects. One of them is the upcoming three-day symposium on Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology &Chemical Patent Laws with focus on Preparation, Prosecution and Litigation in U.S., Europe, China, and India. While the symposium is being organized in Mumbai from 18th – 20th … Continue reading Three-Days Symposium on Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Chemical Patent LawsRead more »
Toyota, a Japanese MNC recently decided to grant approximately 24,000 ‘vehicle electrification’ patent licenses on the technologies used by them in making of their cars, specifically in “green” cars i.e. Prius, world’s first mass produced electric car. The ideology behind this, is that the team at Toyota believes to foresee beyond just producing finished products. … Continue reading What Should Be Your Key Considerations While Licensing From Patent Pledges?Read more »
Via Licensing’s Consortium’s LTE Patent pool is a holistic platform in itself which drives all innovators of vital LTE patents towards a single offering. A huge announcement was made by Via on 22nd July, 2019 wherein the company went public with the news of Vodafone, to license their standard essential patents for the 4G Long … Continue reading Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s ConsortiumRead more »
CRISPR IP has been the talk of the town amongst life scientists. Where, Harvard Broad Institute of MIT and Millipore Sigma have finally decided how they will be offering intellectual property rights relating to CRISPR in the form of non-exclusive licenses for commercial usage and further enhancement of the product. What is CRISPR? CRISPR stands … Continue reading Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?Read more »
INTRODUCTION The word “Blockchain” is one of the most trending buzzwords of this decade. Everyone is talking about it. So, this term is worth the discussion in order to explore how it works and its potential application in this fast changing environment. 1. About Blockchain Technology a. What is blockchain? The concept of blockchain can … Continue reading Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent For Blockchain Credit SystemRead more »
INTRODUCTION Malaysia is in the process of acceding to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol), adopted in Madrid on June 27, 1989, in order to take advantage of the anticipated growth and development in the domain of trademarks owing to the exponential increase in established global … Continue reading Critical Analysis : Malaysia’s Trademarks Bill 2019Read more »