Category: Patent

Google patents ‘Virtual Footwear’ Designed to Make You Feel like You’re Walking

Google patents ‘Virtual Footwear’ Designed to Make You Feel like You’re Walking

Google has filed a patent application that details “motorized footwear” for “augmented and/or virtual reality.” Wearing this shoe will allow a person to move as if walking, motion that can be linked to movement in the virtual environment he is experiencing. In the physical world,

Read More Icon
Ford Files a Patent to Bake out the “new car smell”

Ford Files a Patent to Bake out the “new car smell”

An attractive smell to one country may be a disgusting distraction for another. In the United States, “new car smell” is a premium scent. People often try to make their car smell like a new one with various cleaning products. But, the same odor is

Read More Icon
Patent Registration in India – Patent Process in 6 Steps

Patent Registration in India – Patent Process in 6 Steps

WHAT IS A PATENT A patent is an exclusive right granted by the government to the inventor for an invention which is a new and inventive solution to an existing technological problem. WHAT CAN BE PATENTED An invention with the following characteristics is eligible to

Read More Icon
Evolution of Patents From The Pre-British Era

Evolution of Patents From The Pre-British Era

Patent is an essential branch under an umbrella of Intellectual Property that deals with the protection of Inventions and innovations. It is an authority or license given by the Government conferring a right or title of monopoly to the inventor for a set period of

Read More Icon
What is a Patent?

What is a Patent?

Section 2(m) of the Indian Patent Act, 1970 define Patent as means a patent for any invention granted under this Act Elaborately, It is an authority or license given by the Government conferring a right or title of monopoly to the inventor for a set

Read More Icon
Intellectual Property Rights involved in Adaptation of Movies

Intellectual Property Rights involved in Adaptation of Movies

Few are aware of the not so successful Indian movie ‘Hari Puttar’- partly because few have seen it, and partly also due to the fact that many mistake it to be an Indian spoof of the well known trademark of the character ‘Harry Potter’. However,

Read More Icon
Restoration of Lapsed Patent

Restoration of Lapsed Patent

Section 60 provides that where a patent has ceased to have effect by reason of failure to pay any renewal fee within the period prescribed under section 53 or within the period as may be allowed under section 142(4), the patentee or his legal representative

Read More Icon
Are all inventions patentable?

Are all inventions patentable?

Patent means a grant of some privilege or authority made by the Government to one or more individuals. The term ‘Patent’ acquired statutory meaning in India, when the Patent Act, 1970 was promulgated. Patent under the Act is granted from the Government to the inventor

Read More Icon
What, Why and How of Patents!

What, Why and How of Patents!

Introduction In the past 60 years, innovation and technology have made great strides. Inventions in any field require a huge amount of capital for R &D.  Without patents, it is estimated R&D outlays would be reduced by 64%, jeopardizing the well-being of the future innovation

Read More Icon
The Battle for the Patent

The Battle for the Patent

As the years have passed, India has established itself as one of the major producers of affordable generic drugs and it is also a leader in research and development of new drugs. Criticism and concern about the effect of pharmaceutical patents on domestic drug prices

Read More Icon