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Everything About “Foreign Filing Permit” That An Indian Inventor Should Know 0

Everything About “Foreign Filing Permit” That An Indian Inventor Should Know

In the area of “Intellectual Property”, a patent applicant is required to obtain a written Foreign Filing License FFL permit from the national patent office prior to applying for a foreign patent. When FFL...

A Sneak Peak into Defensive Patent License, Launching in Feb 2014 0

A Sneak Peak into Defensive Patent License, Launching in Feb 2014

The Defensive Patent Licence (DPL) will be formally launched on February 28, 2014 at a conference in Berkeley. It is a patent license proposed by directors of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy...

WARF Patent Challenge & Patent Eligibility of Stem Cells Innovations 0

WARF Patent Challenge & Patent Eligibility of Stem Cells Innovations

The pluripotent stem cell patents issued in the name of The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (“WARF”), the non-profit technology transfer office of the University of Wisconsin at Madison are related to human embryonic stem...

China Pushes Anti-trust Probe of Nokia-Microsoft Acquisition To II Phase, To Protect Local Brands 0

China Pushes Anti-trust Probe of Nokia-Microsoft Acquisition To II Phase, To Protect Local Brands

While the Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia  has already been given the green light in other countries, including the United States and Europe and the two companies are expected to close it in the first quarter...

How Trade Secrets Protect Intellectual Property? 1

How Trade Secrets Protect Intellectual Property?

“Trade Secrets” in which a company keeps vital information a secret rather than disclosing it for patent protection, can be vital to companies operating in some specific businesses. For instance, startups who have to...

Copyright “Best Alternative to Patents” for Software Programs 0

Copyright “Best Alternative to Patents” for Software Programs

Until recently, copyright was not regarded as being of much relevance to the software developers/inventors but things have changed drastically. Copyrighting has become an extremely important weapon in preventing piracy of computer software and...

Understanding FRAND & SEPs in Light of Micromax_Ericsson Patent War 0

Understanding FRAND & SEPs in Light of Micromax_Ericsson Patent War

Micromax-Ericsson Lawsuit Soon after Micromax refused to sign a FRAND license agreement and a 3-year negotiation with the company failed, Ericsson was quick to file a patent infringement lawsuit against Micromax. In March 2013,...

Massive Blow to HTC – Sale Ban on HTC One in UK on Infringement of Nokia’s Patent 0

Massive Blow to HTC – Sale Ban on HTC One in UK on Infringement of Nokia’s Patent

In our blog article titled “Nokia is on a Suing Spree”, we explored many of the patent wars initiated by Nokia over European Patent number 0998024 and its other patents. HTC emerged as the...

Benefits of Official Registration of GIs 0

Benefits of Official Registration of GIs

In India, Karnataka Tops with 32 GIs Karnataka has notched the top slot among all Indian states with 32 GIs (Geographical Indications) according to the Trade Marks & GI Registry attached to the Intellectual...

Why Software Patents Are Troubling Silicon Valley Businesses? 0

Why Software Patents Are Troubling Silicon Valley Businesses?

 The Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have been quick to reach to a conclusion that the patent system in US is flawed, possibly because lately they have been spending a lot of their time and resources...

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