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Review Of The 4th Amendment Of China’s Patent Law

On 17 October 2020, twelve years after the third amendment of China’s Patent Law, the fourth amendment (hereinafter, ‘the Amendment’) was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress. The Amendment will come into effect on 1 June 2021. Many of these changes were a part of the proposed draft amendments released in … Continue reading Review Of The 4th Amendment Of China’s Patent Law

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Patents in Singapore

A patent is a privilege given to the creator of an invention to prohibit the invention from being made, used, imported or sold by others without permission. A patent may be secured for a product or method that offers a new technological solution to a problem or a new way of doing things, for a … Continue reading Patents in Singapore

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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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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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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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The IP Dilemma in Un-Authorized use of Video Games

E-sport is considered as one of the most revolutionary introduction to sports in recent history. It’s not just a different set of rules, but also an amalgamation of the elements of skill and strategy of the physical world and technology’s virtual reality. A video game essentially has a bundle of intellectual property rights and contractual … Continue reading The IP Dilemma in Un-Authorized use of Video Games

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Microorganisms and the Indian Patents Scenario

Introduction A microorganism is a microscopic organism, known to be one of the earliest life forms on earth. Viruses, fungi, bacteria, archaea, protozoa, and algae are the six major forms of microorganisms, exploited expeditiously by the biotechnologists and micro-biologists for research purposes. From beer brewing, bread making to mass production of antibiotics, microorganisms are used … Continue reading Microorganisms and the Indian Patents Scenario

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Tearing Down A Product to Look for Patent Infringement

In today’s world where most companies depend on other manufacturers to supply them with the necessary components to build a desired end product, it becomes strikingly important for a patent asserting body to understand the infringing parties and their role and significance in carrying out the infringement by the accused product. Product teardown reporting is … Continue reading Tearing Down A Product to Look for Patent Infringement

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