Category Archives: India

Patent Strategies in Light of the New Rules

Courtsy Russ Krajec’s Anything Under The Sun Made By Man In Patent Drafting and Claim Writing, Patent Drafting Theory, Practical Tips for Patent Drafting, Patent Strategy, Patents in Business, Business Theory for Patents, The USPTO The latest rules from the … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office -invited public opinon on Cigearette patent

The controller general of patents, designs and trade marks has invited public opinion on a patent sought by Godfrey Phillips on a cigarette packet-cum-match box designed and developed by the company. Godfrey Phillips, which manufactures leading cigarette brands – Four … Continue reading

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India’s Konkan Railways filed patent in 124 countries for its safety innovation

Anti-collision Device (ACD) branded as “Raksha Kavach” developed by Konkan Railways has been successfully granted patents by China, Russia, Singapore and South Africa. Konkan Railways has filed patent application in 124 countries. Raksha Kavach is a self-acting device that warns … Continue reading

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Bangalore Municipal Corporation Innovates cost effective urban road solutions

Bangalore City Municipal Corporation (BCC) is enthusiatic for its technical innovation in road construction technology, specifically used for development of underpass, surface pass and overpass. It is planning to secure patent protection for the same. It is going to file … Continue reading

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Marico Innovation Awards 2008

 Marico innovation foundation has announced winner for 2008. It has recived 146 nominations from business category and 64 for innnovation in Social Sector. Y 2008 winners under various categories are given below. CATEGORY WINNERS Process Innovation Maharani Paints (India) Pvt Ltd PDF Product … Continue reading

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IIT Kharagpur organised technology Transfer Fest

On 5th and 6th April 2008, Technology Transfer Group, a student initiative of IIT Kharagpur has  organised exposition IndAc’08.  Thanks Dr. A.S.Rao of  INDIA INVENTS for this information. There were 59 technologies ready for transfer from sectors  Foods & Beverages (13), Agricultural engineering … Continue reading

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Novartis’s challenge on validity of Indian patent laws was put down by Indian High Court

Swiss pharma giant, Novartis, faced another blow in India, when Chennai High Court rejected its writ petition challenging the validity of Indian Patent Laws. Novartis had sought to declare Section 3 (d) of the Indian Patents Act as substituted by Patents … Continue reading

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Indian Whisky Producers restrained to use “Scotch”

Scotch Whisky Association of UK has won a legal action in Delhi High Court to refrain Indian whisky manufacturers to use word “Scot” or Scotch”. The association filed suit against Indian producer “Golden Bottling Ltd” under the Geographical Indications of … Continue reading

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Indian firms and brazilian AIDS patients to be benefit from compulsory licensing

The Brazilian government’s decision to override the patent rights of Merck’s HIV/AIDS drug Stocrin (efavirenz) and buy reverse engineered generic versions of the drug at low cost has come as a boon for Indian pharmaceutical companies manufacturing generic versions of … Continue reading

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Steady Flow Of Patent Application In India

An Indian Law firm Lex Orbis analyzies the trend in patent application in India. The revival of the Indian economy and globalization of markets have thrown open new opportunities in the field of foreign investments and a strong patent regime … Continue reading

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