IPR issues

IPR Issues of India: Challenges to be Aware of before Filing

India has been very progressive over the last 2 decades in the formulation of a strong intellectual property rights policy. However, there are still a lot of IPR issues that it needs to address. The US government has retained India on its “priority watch list” for its alleged poor enforcement of IP regulations. This was[…]

Indian Patent Office

Indian Patent Office: July 2018 Top Updates

The Patents (Amendment Bill, 2005), was introduced in the Indian Parliament in March 2005 with the motive to make Indian Patent System compatible with the rest of the world. The amendment was proposed mainly to incorporate various rules those were outlined in the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) which India is a signatory.[…]

Post-Grant Opposition in India

Post Grant Opposition In India: Know The Basics

India became a signatory of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement on 1st January 2005, and subsequently, Section 25 of the Act got amendments to adhere to the terms of the agreement of TRIPS. This amendment provides a system integration of pre and post-grant opposition wherein inventions that are either on the way[…]

Patent Application Types (India)

A patent is a set of Intellectual Property rights granted to a patentee by the government to have an authority over the exclusive ownership and business prospects for an idea. It is granted for a specified period of time in lieu of detail information from the patentee regarding his/her invention or product. This right would deter[…]

How is Indian Government Contributing for Patent Protection of Start-Ups?

As Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) has become a new strategic business tool enhancing industrial competitiveness in market, more and more companies have started showing their concern for the protection of their to protect IP rights. Patent protection of Start-ups has been taken immense seroiusly by the Indian Government. Strong or popular companies holding big brands[…]