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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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Schemes, Policies And Programmes For Patent Facilitation

INTRODUCTION With the advent of intellectual property regime in India, Central Government and State Government both have initiated the schemes, policies and programmes for increasing awareness for the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and extend assistance to the educational institutions, government organizations, start-upsetc in protecting their intellectual property work across the country. Some of these schemes … Continue reading Schemes, Policies And Programmes For Patent Facilitation

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Record Ten Patent Applications Filed In A Day By Our Client

Our client, Dr. Shirish Yograj Khedikar, scientist at Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, recently filed a record ten (10) patent applications in a single day with the Indian Patent Office.The inventions relate to various fields of application solving day-to-day problems. Dr. Khedikar is extremely fond of innovating and being associated with IMD presented him a … Continue reading Record Ten Patent Applications Filed In A Day By Our Client

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Filing Yearly Statement Of Working Of Patents In Form 27

Congratulations if you have secured a patent in India – truly well-deserved going through all that you’ve gone through.It could now be of relevance for you to know about a compliance requirement pertaining to your patent(s). A statement of working of the patented invention in India is required to be furnished to the Indian Patent … Continue reading Filing Yearly Statement Of Working Of Patents In Form 27

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Trademark Licensing in India

Trademark licensing is the process wherein a registered proprietor of a trademark authorises a third party to use the mark in the course of trade without transferring the ownership of the mark. The licensing of the trademark allows the registered proprietor to let others use the mark without assigning the ownership of the mark. The … Continue reading Trademark Licensing in India

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Asian Innovation Surge

Patents have an incorrect notion of secrecy attached to them. Patents do not provide secrecy, for the same reason Coca Cola recipe to date has not been patented. As the lore goes, the original formula was patented in 1893 however the modified one has not been patented simply because patents provide protection for a limited … Continue reading Asian Innovation Surge

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Comments On The Prescribed Draft Of Amendments To Patent Rules

 The patents rules can be amended by the virtue of section 159 of the Patent Act 1970, the following changes were proposed by the Central government on 4th of December 2018 through the Department Of Industrial Policy And Promotion. 1. The notification takes the title of the rules to be amended to Patents (Amendment) Rules, … Continue reading Comments On The Prescribed Draft Of Amendments To Patent Rules

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Growing efficiency of Patent Prosecution in India – Comparative Study (2015 through 2017)

Patents have been a very functional and important aspect of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). They are also one of the oldest laws of IPR that have been prevalent in India since 1856. However, after lot of repeals and amendments, the final draft was introduced as Patent Act, 1970, which came into force in 1972. This … Continue reading Growing efficiency of Patent Prosecution in India – Comparative Study (2015 through 2017)

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Headline: Dealing with John Doe Orders in India

Standfirst: In an effort to reduce piracy, the media and film industries are increasingly seeking John Doe orders against internet service providers, illegal unlicensed distributors and cable operators, say Amruta Mahuli, Abhijeet Deshmukh and Abhishek Pandurangi of Khurana and Khurana. Pullquote: “The injunctions on blocking of entire websites ought not be granted ‘unless it is … Continue reading Headline: Dealing with John Doe Orders in India

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India’s time to delve into IP laws

Shireen Shukla, legal intern at Kkurana & Khurana, probes the recent International IP Index report, released by U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where India stood at 43rd position, out of 45 countries. On 8th February, 2017 U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its 5th annual International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation,” rating 45 world economies on patents, … Continue reading India’s time to delve into IP laws

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