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The Pandemic and the Vaccine- Licensing Rights in Patent

The first case of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 is estimated to have first occurred at the seafood market of Wuhan, China in December 2019. Little did everyone know that the virus which was first mistaken as the common flu was soon going to change the way of living the entire world.

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Special Purpose Vehicle In Smart Cities

Special Purpose Vehicle also known as Special Purpose Entity (SPE) is a separate legal entity which is created by the parent company. SPV is separate from the parent company as it has its own assets and liabilities and also having its own legal status. SPV is created for a special object to isolate the financial … Continue reading Special Purpose Vehicle In Smart Cities

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3D Bio-Printing of Tissues/Organs

“Patent data shows that 55% of the total patent publications in 3d printing of tissue/organ domain are pending patent applications. Higher percentages of applications point to a growing market” Bioprinting refers to an additive manufacturing technique that is used for the creation of organ/tissue-like structures that mimic the natural organs/tissues. 3D printers deposit layers of … Continue reading 3D Bio-Printing of Tissues/Organs

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Patent Box Regime in the UK

The Patent Box is a special corporate tax regime in which the patent revenues are taxed differently from other commercial revenues. This was first introduced in Ireland in the early 1970s wherein there was an absolute relief of tax from licenses that were patented in Ireland. The United Kingdom introduced a Patent Box scheme in … Continue reading Patent Box Regime in the UK

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Edge Computing: Past And Future

In the past decade, massive growth and increasing computing power of IoT devices has resulted in unprecedented volumes of data. Trends show that there will be a continuous growth of data volumes as 5G networks has increased its number of connected devices. Further there will be the need of efficient management of data. Edge computing … Continue reading Edge Computing: Past And Future

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Covid-19: Patent, Economy, Prophylaxis and Treatment

Everyone around the globe is suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and several industries are trying to overcome the economic turmoil.There is a steep decline in product sales & product manufacturing segments, Covid-19 and worldwide lockdowns has severely affected R&D activities as well.However, few industries like the mask, infrared based thermometer, PPE Kits, online meeting tools, … Continue reading Covid-19: Patent, Economy, Prophylaxis and Treatment

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Recent Developments In Rubber Based Adhesive

Rubber based adhesives are adhesives made using rubber (both natural and synthetic, high molecular weight rubbers and elastomers) as their base material. Rubber based adhesives are generally used as a solvent-based solutions, latex, cements and pressure-sensitive tapes. Rubber based adhesive market was estimated to be USD 56.59 billion in 2018, and is now projected to … Continue reading Recent Developments In Rubber Based Adhesive

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Israeli Firm Cardiacsense To Sell Vital Signs Measuring Medical Watches In India

CardiacSense, a Caesarea, Israel based major developer of wearable technology for continuous cardiac arrhythmia detection and non-inflating blood pressure monitoring has signed a deal to deal its medical watches in India. The deal has been signed with Xplore Lifestyle Solutions, a broad-based Indian distributor of Fitness, Medical fitness, Physical rehab, Sports sciences and other health … Continue reading Israeli Firm Cardiacsense To Sell Vital Signs Measuring Medical Watches In India

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Patent Pooling In The Wake Of Covid-19

Efforts around the world to fight the Covid-19 pandemic have led to an unprecedented amount of collaborative research work. Platforms like GISAID and preprint servers are thriving with research work and new information on the novel Coronavirus. The data and know-hows made available by these open access resources have taken the pursuit of better diagnosis … Continue reading Patent Pooling In The Wake Of Covid-19

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Prior Permission of NBA for Accessing Biological Resource from India by Indian Public Ltd and Foreign Entities and Express Approval for COVID research

Prologue The Biological Diversity Act, 2002, a law governing utilization of biological resources and associated benefit sharing has been in existence for a long time, but its awareness is still not prevalent.  The familiarity of this law has been mainly due to the need for obtaining a permission for applying of Intellectual Property Rights viz. … Continue reading Prior Permission of NBA for Accessing Biological Resource from India by Indian Public Ltd and Foreign Entities and Express Approval for COVID research

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