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.
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.
Traditionally speaking we have for the longest time associated trademarks with words, logos, pictures, or combination thereof. But in recent times, this norm has been challenged by the introduction and growth of acceptance of unconventional trademarks. The unconventional trademark is a broad and inclusive term for all those marks that don’t fall in the conventional … Continue reading Understanding Unconventional Trademarks (Part I)Read more »
Introduction Non-Fungible Tokens (hereinafter, NFTs) have seen a meteoric rise in their usage and have been linked to all types of creative works such as photographs, tweets, music albums, and other varied digital media. Garnering such stature, with an NFT for an animated GIF selling for more than $500,000, an NFT for digital art snapping … Continue reading Creators’ Paradise: Non-fungible TokensRead more »
We, at IIPRD, apart from handling core Intellectual Property (including Patent), and allied Legal matters, additionally focus heavily on Technology Licensing and Commercialization mandates, and accordingly are currently working with Dr. Vivek Harihar, a medical surgeon, on the potential sale/ license of his two patent-pending technologies with applications in medical-surgical procedures. Tubular Structure Ligator This … Continue reading Technology Acquisition Opportunity: “Tubular Structure Ligator” And “Self Knotting Suturing Instrument”Read more »
The legal standard for inventorship is used to decide who can be identified as an inventor in a patent application. Inventorship is defined differently in different jurisdictions; in this blog, we’ll look at how it’s defined in Indian law. Who qualifies as an inventor? Under Indian law, an inventor is someone who has contributed to … Continue reading Patent Inventorship under Indian Patent ActRead more »
The Bombay High Court, on April 20, 2021, through the Division bench of J. Nitin Jamdar and J. C.V. Bhadang, presided over the matter of Cutis Biotech v. Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd. The two pharmaceutical companies manufactured vaccines for COVID-19, titled ‘Covishield’, and therein, both had applied for registering this trademark, whose applications … Continue reading Serum Institute ‘Shields’ Its Covaccine in the Bombay High CourtRead more »
FREELANCING INCOME A freelancer is a person who is self-employed for a specific project on timely basis, the income of which is taxed like just like other sources of income, upon such completion of work. The only difference between a freelancer and an employee of the company is of the recognition, the benefits and perks … Continue reading Tax Implications on Free LancersRead more »
Introduction When a case is in the progress of its judicial proceedings and no judgment has been provided by any judicial authority and an individual views a story or reads an article related to that issue after which he makes a perception solely on the basis of what he saw and read and starts seeing … Continue reading Media Trial- An Injustice to Fair TrialRead more »
Introduction The POCSO Act seeks to punish people involved in sexual offenses against children and is a gender-neutral law, that is it recognizes both girl and a boy can be victims of sexual offenses unlike Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code which only recognizes offenses against women. It not only comprehends penetrative sexual assault … Continue reading Misconceived interpretation of Section 7, POCSORead more »
The Internet is glutted with the presence of a myriad variety of goods and services. These goods and services present online that form the bread and butter for business are a protected product/content that is categorized as intellectual property and is protected under the Intellectual Property laws through copyright, trademark, design, etc. Thus, the protection … Continue reading Web Scraping and Intellectual Property RightsRead more »
Copyright Indian Copyright law is greatly inspired by and in congruence with the TRIPS agreement clauses and standards. The stipulations of the Berne Convention for Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, 1886 and the Universal Copyrights Convention, to which India is a party reflect strongly in the (Indian) Copyright Act, 1957, pursuant to the amendments … Continue reading Corroboration of Rightful Ownership through Objection ProvisionsRead more »
An inventor is allotted with the patent right in exchange for disclosing its invention. Apart from the inventor of that patent, the public is being benefited most. Therefore it must be taken into consideration that the invention is made surely available to the public. But there seems to a danger of misuse of such monopolistic … Continue reading Concept Of Compulsory Licensing Under The Patents ActRead more »
Recently, a federal jury in Texas awarded damages for patent infringement to the tune of US$ 2.18 billion – one of the largest in US history. The case is VLSI Technology LLC v. Intel Corp., 21-57, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (Waco). Intel Corp. (“Intel”) a well-known chip maker was handed … Continue reading $2.18 Billion: That’s what US Court Directs Intel to Pay for Patent InfringementRead more »