Category: Patents

Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent For Blockchain Credit System

INTRODUCTION The word “Blockchain” is one of the most trending buzzwords of this decade. Everyone is talking about it. So, this term is worth the discussion in order to explore how it works and its potential application in this fast changing environment. 1. About Blockchain Technology a. What is blockchain? The concept of blockchain can … Continue reading Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent For Blockchain Credit System

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Patent Term Extension In Different Countries

ABSTRACT A patent is a legal document granted by the government giving an inventor the exclusive rights to make, use and sell the invention for specified number of years with usual term of 20 years. This term can be extended by following both constitutional and conventional laws which are either implied or expressly provides for … Continue reading Patent Term Extension In Different Countries

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Dominance Of Huawei In 5G Technologies And It’s Implications On Global Stage

INTRODUCTION:  In the latest development related to Huawei, It has been found that the company is the holder of the largest 5G Patent portfolio. 5G is the next big thing in the telecom sector and currently, it is in the development process across the globe before it emerges into the relevant market. US and China, … Continue reading Dominance Of Huawei In 5G Technologies And It’s Implications On Global Stage

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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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Modification in the Patent Practices

In India, the Patents Act, 1970, and the Patents Rules, 2003, have undergone number of changes in last decade or so. The initial changes in the Act and corresponding Rules were mostly with a vision to make the Indian Patent Laws in conformity to the TRIPS guidelines with the allowed extent of exemptions. Later on, … Continue reading Modification in the Patent Practices

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Patent Trolling

Introduction A patent is an exclusive right that is granted to an inventor for a specified number of years to make, use, and sell an invention. Once the right s provided, no other person can use the invention without proper license from the patentee. This right is provided to protect such inventors legally from any … Continue reading Patent Trolling

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Patent (Amendment) Rules 2017

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has amended Patent Rules 2003 with effect from 1st December 2017 called as the Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2017. The definition of “startup” under rule 2(fb) has been substituted with a new definition. A more liberal definition of startup has been incorporated that can allow domestic as well as foreign entities … Continue reading Patent (Amendment) Rules 2017

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Amendments in Patent Application Process in Singapore

The process of applying for patents in Singapore will become much easier and more efficient after Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), in its continued efforts to ease patent application process, has introduced few changes in Patent forms 1 and 12B. According to a circular released on November 21, 2017 on IPOS website [1], these changes … Continue reading Amendments in Patent Application Process in Singapore

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The Budding Patent Law in Myanmar

Myanmar, also known as Burma, a least developed country in mainland South-East Asia, is still in its embryonic phase of Intellectual Property Laws. The country is not presently a signatory to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property or any other treaty protecting patents. The Burma Patents and Designs (Emergency Provisions) Act 1946 … Continue reading The Budding Patent Law in Myanmar

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Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its Intellectual Property (IP) Interface

With growing importance and widespread adoption of Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple among many others, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) have become very popular over the last few years. In brief, an ICO is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture or even by a technology company that … Continue reading Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its Intellectual Property (IP) Interface

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