Month: October 2014

Patents in the Field of Outer Space

An Indian spacecraft successfully entered Mars’ orbit, marking it as the first interplanetary mission for the country making India in the process of being the first Asian nation to reach the Red Planet— and the first nation in the world to successfully reach Mars on its first attempt. This post is devoted to raising awareness … Continue reading Patents in the Field of Outer Space

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Practice of Patent Asserting Entities: Boon or Bane: Global Innovations

Introduction Patent troll relates to a person or company that enforces its patents against one or more alleged infringers in an opportunistic and unduly aggressive manner, often with no intention to manufacture or market the patented invention. Various terms such as patent trolls, patent monetization companies, or patent assertion entities are used for such entities; … Continue reading Practice of Patent Asserting Entities: Boon or Bane: Global Innovations

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Emcure’s Notice of Motion succeeds against Corona Remedies: Bombay High Court

In the recent decision of the Bombay High Court in the case of Emcure Pharmaceuticals v Corona Remedies, the Hon’ble court decided on the issue of deceptive similarity, acquiescence, and balance of Convenience in favor of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. Facts of the case: The plaintiff’s trademarks ‘OROFER’ and ‘OROFER XT’ are registered as word marks since … Continue reading Emcure’s Notice of Motion succeeds against Corona Remedies: Bombay High Court

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