Month: August 2014

Monkey Selfie-Legal Aspects

Background David J. Slater is a British wildlife photographer from Gloucestershire who ventured to an Indonesian jungle in 2011 to take photos of extremely rare crested black macaque monkeys. As he narrated the story to the telegraph, he told “They were quite mischievous, jumping all over my equipment and it looked like they were already … Continue reading Monkey Selfie-Legal Aspects

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Bose Vs Beats- The Headphone War

There has been a great buzz in the patent world with the reported news on 25 Jul 2014 of suits filed by Bose Corps against Beats Electronics in US International Trade Commission (ITC) to block US imports of noise-cancelling headphones made by Beats Electronics and a mirror suit in Federal District Court in Delaware, the … Continue reading Bose Vs Beats- The Headphone War

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Vacation of injunction upon invalidation of patent by USPTO ePlus. v. Lawson Software

In a recent judgment, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on July 25, 2014, vacated the U.S. District Court’s decision on injunction and contempt orders against Lawson Software and instructed the lower court to dismiss the patent litigation case brought by ePlus, Inc. This decision mainly pertains to two main issues. Firstly, … Continue reading Vacation of injunction upon invalidation of patent by USPTO ePlus. v. Lawson Software

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Revised Draft Guidelines for Examination of Pharma Patent Applications

We have earlier reported the release of Draft Guidelines for Examination of Pharma Patent Applications. The Patent Office has now released revised draft guidelines and in continuation of our earlier article here, we explain herein what those revisions are and the impact of the guidelines in general. The revised guidelines are available here. The revised … Continue reading Revised Draft Guidelines for Examination of Pharma Patent Applications

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Two Days International Symposium for R&D Scientists and IP Practitioners

Two Days International Symposium for R&D Scientists and IP Practitioners We are happy to inform you all that IIPRD and Khurana & Khurana, in association with Sughrue Mion, PLLC, (US) are holding an International Patent Symposium covering all major and relevant Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Related Patent issues in the month of September 2014 in India. The Two-Days … Continue reading Two Days International Symposium for R&D Scientists and IP Practitioners

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Patent Registration Process in India

With a significantly increasing number of Individual Inventors and Small/Medium Sized Clients regularly asking on the Patent Registration Process in India, this article is an effort by our Intern, Ananya Singh, to come up with a quick article on Patent Registration Process in India. We hope that a link to the article can give the … Continue reading Patent Registration Process in India

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Amendment in Trade Mark Fees

Recently, Controller General of Patents Design and Trade Marks, Mr. Chaitanya Prasad, has issued a Public Notice on August 7, 2014, wherein it has been put forth that, from August 1, 2014, Official Fees for filing a new Trade Mark application in one class has been increased from Rs. 3500/- to Rs. 4000/-. It was … Continue reading Amendment in Trade Mark Fees

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We have moved to a New Office Location!

We are very happy to announce that we have recently moved our office location to a new, much bigger space. After having been at our previous location since 2007, the new office will help accommodate the needs of Khurana & Khurana, Advocates, and IP Attorneys, and IIPRD’s growing clientele. Our new office is significantly larger, … Continue reading We have moved to a New Office Location!

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