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Australia
Spruson & Ferguson
This article explains the rights of a patent owner and the risks of threatening a third party with patent infringement.
Shelston IP
Wrap-up of the most notable patent decisions in Australia and New Zealand delivered during 2019.
China
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
A series of articles looking at recent updates in IP law and regulation in China.
Kangxin
Specifically, an applicant may file a request for deferred examination for an invention and design patent application.
DeHeng Law Offices
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CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
On January 14, 2020, China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the 2019 statistics on patent, trademark, GI (Geographical indication) and IC layout design in Beijing.
AFD China
为落实党中央、国务院防控新型冠状病毒感染肺炎疫情的决策部署,切实维护受疫情影响的当事人办理专利、商标、集成电路布图设计等事务
AFD China
With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's signature inked on a State Council order, the Implementing Regulations of the Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China came into force on January 1, 2020.
Kangxin
Cabeau, Inc., a US company manufacturing and selling travel pillows, found that Xiamen Xinzhiheng Foam Product Co., Ltd offered for sale, sold and manufactured the pillows which ...
Spruson & Ferguson
These new examination guidelines will cover inventions with features that include an algorithm or business rules/method.
Kangxin
Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are everywhere you look – billboards, television commercials, social media.
European Union
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Reasoned order of the EPO in the above matter is expected in January, 2020.
India
Khurana and Khurana
Over the past few years, there has been an increase in outer space exploration activity. It is pertinent to note that almost all activities in relation to the use and exploration of space are an outcome of intellectual inventions.
LexOrbis
The Indian Government has recently imposed a ban on electronic cigarettes (ecigarettes) by passing the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes...
Khurana and Khurana
The Controller was of the view that all the features of the invention are clearly described to enable a person skilled in the Art to practice the invention.
Khurana and Khurana
Indian Patent Office in a protracted patent battle between Hindustan Unilever Limited and Tata Chemicals Limited has given a decision in favour of Hindustan Unilever Limited.
LexOrbis
Of late the litigation landscape in India is complicated by the number of issues and sub-issues involved in the patent related infringements.
Aggarwals & Associates
Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection granted under Indian law to the creators of original works of authorship such as dramatic, musical, artistic work and literary works including computer programs, ...
Kochhar & Co.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the world of Intellectual Property has raised some very interesting questions and debate.
Khurana and Khurana
A patent is given to a novel invention having utility value and does not appear obvious to a person skilled in the art. It is one of the important intellectual properties having tremendous economic potential.
Khurana and Khurana
A recent case of opposition before the Indian Patent Office highlights the importance of an inventive step.
LexOrbis
The Indian pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry has an important position in providing medical and alternative therapies worldwide.
Obhan & Associates
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way we live and engage with the world. Besides smart devices (phones, speakers), ...
Khurana and Khurana
A patent is an exclusive right for an invention that could be a product or a process.
Khurana and Khurana
The plaintiff is a multinational company involved in the production and manufacture of pharmaceutical drugs and had acquired patent rights for its products under Indian Patent Nos. 243301 and 227719.
Khurana and Khurana
India and Japan have announced commencement of a bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programme between the two countries, on ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Aggrieved by the aforesaid, the Petitioner approached the High Court of Delhi.
Khurana and Khurana
Intellectual Property Rights, in the simplest of terms, refer to rights over creation of the mind. In a world where knowledge economies are on the rise, ...
Khurana and Khurana
In a recent patent pre-grant opposition matter wherein Khurana and Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys...
Khurana and Khurana
India signed the agreement and subsequently amended the Patents Act of 1970, in compliance with TRIPS in 2005.
Khurana and Khurana
The Patents Act, 1970 (hereinafter referred to as Act) being a gallant enactment to encourage research & development and innovation and
Obhan & Associates
In a major change for the registration of designs in India, articles will now be classified in accordance with the Locarno system, further to India's formal accession to the international
LexOrbis
Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions; literary and artistic works;
Khaitan & Co
In Ferid Allani v Union of India And Ors, the Delhi High Court directed the Indian patent office to reassess the Petitioner's patent application in light of the Court's observations on patentability of computer related inventions.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
It has been predicted that by the year 2025, approximately 80 billion devices will be connected making an estimated economic impact of about $3.9 trillion to $11.1 trillion per year.
LexOrbis
The Delhi High Court has reiterated that the computer-related inventions demonstrating ‘technical effect' or ‘technical contribution' ...
Indonesia
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Patents Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Indonesia, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
New Zealand
Shelston IP
Discussion about new NZ patent application fees and suggestions for managing them.
Davies Collison Cave
New Zealand is introducing excess claims fees, and increasing other patent fees, from 13 February 2020. What can you do to save costs?
Davies Collison Cave
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has changed how it will consider requests for expedited examination under the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot programme.
Singapore
China Sinda Intellectual Property Ltd
China Sinda (Singapore Office) recently successfully prosecuted a Singapore patent application in the field of Artificial Intelligence, by completing the whole procedure from filing to grant in...
Davies Collison Cave
Singapore design applications are examined only for compliance with formal requirements.
Davies Collison Cave
Singapore's Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Act 2019 and Intellectual Property (Border Enforcement) Act 2018 were partially implemented on 21 November 2019.
Davies Collison Cave
Since 2015 Singapore has led all other Asian countries in the International Property Rights Index (IPRI). The IPRI ranks 129 countries representing around 98% of the global GDP, in:
Taiwan
Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices
In order to more extensively protect pharmaceutical products and to encourage the development of pharmaceutical industry, the current legal system provides two specific patent related protections to pharmaceutical products ...
Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices
Patents Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Taiwan, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Saint Island International Patent & Law Offices
In 2018, a total of 1,567 AI-related invention patent applications were filed in Taiwan by 521 applicants, according to a Report released by TIPO on December 3, 2019.
Vietnam
Bross and Partners
The newspaper Báo Pháp luật Việt Nam in its article "the case two companies selling Cua Hoi fish sauce, the NOIP knows wrong but ... cannot fix" reported that that both companies sell fish sauce product under the same brand name ...
Bross and Partners
Compensation for non-contractual damages originates from the constitutional principle saying that human rights, civil and political rights are respected, protected and ensured under the Constitution and laws.
Bross and Partners
According to the WIPO, the concept of intellectual property strategy as well as the importance of adopting a strategic approach has long been discussed and widely acknowledged, specifically that developing countries ...
Bross and Partners
For the last argument, 5-LOXIN plays as a commercial identifier, helping customers identify and distinguish the origin of commerce of different herbal supplement foods.
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