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.
Introduction Cryptocurrency is a comparatively new word to the average Indian citizen despite the digital currency and the technology behind it i.e. blockchain being around for more than a decade with the establishment of the Bitcoin in 2008 as the first major cryptocurrency in the world.[i] Since then multitudes of different crypto currencies coming into … Continue reading Indian Cryptocurrency Saga: Regulation and IP ProtectionRead more »
Right from the lanes of Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar, to the high-end fashion brands like Manish Malhotra and Sabyasachi, the people of the country have dynamic tastes and never-ending interests! India, which is considered the hub of fashion, is pegged at around US$ 120 billion, and in order to protect this industry from the problem of … Continue reading IPR and the World of FashionRead more »
Copyright Law vests in the creator of certain works, or those deriving rights from such creators, a bundle of rights, from the moment of creation and fixation of such works[i]. However, one broad exception to this is the emerging work-for-hire doctrine, according to which the ‘employer or another person for whom the work is created’ … Continue reading The Work-for-hire Doctrine and Software Agreements in the United States of AmericaRead more »
Rechargeable batteries in all applications suffer the same problem: when under load or being charged they give off heat, if this heat is not managed then the batteries suffer from: Reduced life, reduction in number of charge cycles Lower storage capacity Risk of fire / explosion To overcome these problems most battery users cool them … Continue reading Tech Acquisition Proposal: Thermal Management/Battery Cooling TechnologyRead more »
Dr. TTM Kannan and his team from Centre for Research and Development, Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Science and Technology (PRIST University) have developed certain Designs which have now been granted Registration by the Indian Patents and Designs Office. They are now looking to sell/ license these below described registered Designs. Pyrolysis Condenser Pyrolysis is a … Continue reading Design Acquisition Opportunity: Pyrolysis Condenser and Portable Mini LatheRead more »
Recently, Merck, also known as MSD, has entered into licensing agreements with five Indian generics drug manufacturers to manufacture and supply oral Covid-19 drug Molnupiravir. MSD India is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) and is known as Merck & Co., Inc, in the United States and Canada. Under the agreements, Merck … Continue reading Merck Enters into Licensing Deal with Five Indian Companies for Supply of Oral Covid-19 DrugRead more »
The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India has caused a catastrophic impact, leading to the deaths of thousands of people. The devastating consequences of the pandemic were aggravated due to the lack of medical facilities and health care resources. Despite India being one of the largest manufacturers of vaccines in the world, it … Continue reading Access to Medical Resources During Covid-19 and the Intellectual Property Rights RegimeRead more »
In India, the copyright regime is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957 and is regulated by the Copyright Rules, 2013. The Ministry of Human Resources and Development on 14 March 2013 notified the Copyright Rules, 2013. Two years ago, in 2019 a draft for amendments was released for public comments. On 30 March 2021, the government of … Continue reading New Phase of the Copyright Regime: Critical Note on the Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021Read more »
Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) was constituted by the Central Government on 15 September 2003, to hears appeals against the decisions of Registrar under the Trade Mark Act, 1999 and the Geographical Indications of Goods Act (Registration and Protection), 1999. After four years, in 2007 the IPAB jurisdiction was extended to the Patents Act, 1970. … Continue reading Abolishment of IPAB: Changes to the IP RegimeRead more »
In the digital era, the public at large depends on social media for news, entertainment, etc. People’s dependence on social media is very dangerous at this time since there is a high risk of it being abused. For this reason, a need was felt for stringent rules for any form of communication of information via … Continue reading Brief Note on the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021Read more »
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 »