Category: IP Licensing

Patent Licensing in Sri Lanka

1. Introduction Patent legislation in Sri Lanka can be traced to the earlier years of this century. As pointed out by T.A. Blanco White “the basic theory of the patent system is simple and reasonable. It is desirable in the public interest that industrial techniques should be improved” (quoted by Banks Commission in its Report … Continue reading Patent Licensing in Sri Lanka

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Israel Issuing Compulsory License During The Time Of Covid 19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the name given to the 2019 novel coronavirus. COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019) is  the name given to the disease related to the virus. COVID 19 is a new sort of virus belonging to the family of corona viruses, that has not been previously identified in humans. COVID 19 was first identified in China in December 2019 … Continue reading Israel Issuing Compulsory License During The Time Of Covid 19 Pandemic

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Licensing V. Assignment

Indian law provides intellectual property protection in the form of copyright to the creators of original works of authorship such as literary works (including computer programs, compilations and tables including computer databases which may be stated in codes, words, schemes or even in any other form, including a machine-readable medium), musical, dramatic and artistic works, … Continue reading Licensing V. Assignment

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Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s Consortium

Via Licensing’s Consortium’s LTE Patent pool is a holistic platform in itself that drives all innovators of vital LTE patents towards a single offering. A huge announcement was made by Via on 22nd July 2019 wherein the company went public with the news of Vodafone, to license their standard-essential patents for the 4G Long Term … Continue reading Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s Consortium

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Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?

CRISPR IP has been the talk of the town amongst life scientists. Where, Harvard Broad Institute of MIT and Millipore Sigma have finally decided how they will be offering intellectual property rights relating to CRISPR in the form of non-exclusive licenses for commercial usage and further enhancement of the product.[1] What is CRISPR? CRISPR stands … Continue reading Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?

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Breaking Up Of Products And IP Licensing: Tivo

Introduction TiVo is one of the prominent leaders in the field of broadcast services. It is a digital video recorder capable of recording live TV programs. It was incorporated on August 4, 1997, as “Teleworld, Inc.” by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay, veterans of Silicon Graphics and Time Warner’s Full Service Network digital video system. … Continue reading Breaking Up Of Products And IP Licensing: Tivo

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Qualcomm’s loss in IP licensing

INTRODUCTION: Qualcomm faced a setback from the US federal trade commission after it ruled that the latter is making undue advantage of its dominant position in the field of chip manufacturing, an essential part of cell phones. US District Court Judge Lucy Koh said in a long-awaited ruling that the company should must re-negotiate its … Continue reading Qualcomm’s loss in IP licensing

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Khurana & Khurana Opens Jalandhar (Punjab) Office

Upon successful practicing in the area of Intellectual Property (IP) and Commercial Litigation over the decade, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys together with its IP Asset Management Practice, IIPRD, feels immense pleasure to announce the recent opening of its 8th branch in Jalandhar. With years of helping corporates identify, create, protect, promote and … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Opens Jalandhar (Punjab) Office

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Patent Licensing

What is Patent Licensing? Licensing is a process where the owner of the product gives permission to another entity who can extract benefit from the licensed product. Same as that licensing a patent means the owner is giving access to another individual or organisation to make, use and sell etc. with his patented invention. Usually … Continue reading Patent Licensing

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Impact Of Medimmune Case

Introduction The MedImmune case[1] arose when MedImmune, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, challenged the validity of Cabilly patent II granted to Genentech, a biotechnology corporation. MedImmune had signed an agreement with Genentech, which was the patent holder, to license the Cabilly I patent and the then-pending Cabilly II patent application, entitling MedImmune to make, use, and … Continue reading Impact Of Medimmune Case

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