Category: Patent

War of the era

War of the era

The recent litigation in the area of Patent has once again nudged Bayer, the pharmaceutical giant against Ajanta Pharma. Bayer produces a medicine which cures erectile dysfunction. Very recently the plaintiff was awakened by the fact that the defendant has already started marketing and manufacturing

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Priority and EPC

Priority and EPC

The entitlement of partial priority has been dealt recently by the Board of Appeal and has held in its decision that partial priority may not be refused only for a claim embracing alternative subject matter by virtue of one or more generic expressions. The partial

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DISNEY SNUBBED AS ‘CREEP’

DISNEY SNUBBED AS ‘CREEP’

After the U. S. Patent grant on 19th July, 2016 of patent application number US9393697B1 to Disney, social media has subbed Disney as a creep. The Patent application title ‘System and Method Using Foot Recognition to Create a Customized Guest Experience ‘, is expected to

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Fastrack Patent Procedure for Startups

Fastrack Patent Procedure for Startups

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2016 amended the Indian Patents Rules, 2003 and is effective from May 16th, 2016. The Patent amendment rules bring good news for Startups in India. The Patent Registration system in India would now recognize ‘startups’ also as an applicant and these

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No Man’s Algorithm

No Man’s Algorithm

With the release date of ‘No Man’s Sky’ round the corner, the Dutch company Genicap is alleging infringement by the highly anticipated game creators. It all started with professor Johan Gielis, in the early 2000’s created a geometric transformation formula. This formula helps to create

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3D Printing Technology: Protection Concern for Patent Attorney

3D Printing Technology: Protection Concern for Patent Attorney

The 3D printing technology in the recent time has been one of the fasted growing disruptive technologies. This led to introduction of websites like Shapeways and Thingiverse, which provides a creative solution to home based designers. At the same time the technology of the printer

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Bioconcept in its Quest to Cure Cancer wins Japan

Bioconcept in its Quest to Cure Cancer wins Japan

In recent good news for the medical community, Biconcept Inc. has been granted a patent for “Device and Methods of Cell Capture and Analysis”. The Patent was granted by the Japanese Patent Office. This Japanese Patent covers use of antibodies and micro channels to detect

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The Indian Need of a Utility Patenting Model

The Indian Need of a Utility Patenting Model

Utility patent is one of the three types of patents available in the United States of America. Based on the basic requirement of usefulness, the claimed ‘use’ should exist for a utility patent to be granted. In US, utility patents are granted for Machines, Articles

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The Role of Patent Attorney in India

The Role of Patent Attorney in India

For registering a Patent in India it is necessary to take the initiative very professionally to prepare and submit all the relevant documents before the Patent Office, Government of India. To ensure the patentability of a specific invention would be protected by the patent laws

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Patent Registration in India – Procedures & Aspects

Patent Registration in India – Procedures & Aspects

In India, according to the Patent Act of 1970, an application for a patent can be filed by the true inventor for the protection of the invention, or an assignee or a legal representative. The person, who first applies for a patent, is entitled to

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