Aug 04, 2021 03:00 PM IST
A consistent push to simplify patent filings by reducing fees and digitising them have led to a major rise in patent filings in India. But most applications are still from foreign entities.
- May 13, 2021 10:43 AM IST
The waiver could build on the existing system for compulsory licensing of patents and extend that to trade secrets and knowledge. The negotiations around access to HIV/AIDS medicines in the 1990s ended up with a similar framework.
- Jun 05, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Over 80 percent of these patents filed were related to applications pertaining to Industry 4.0 with the healthcare and automobile industry leading the way, the report said, adding that 70 percent of the patents came from multinational corporations (MNCs), and 7 percent were filed by startups.
- Jul 26, 2019 03:34 PM IST
Patents assume more significance as digital transformation becomes an important business decision.
- Jul 23, 2019 05:44 PM IST
UN World Intellectual Property Organisation Director General Francis Gurry expressed his concern about countries increasingly becoming more protectionist.
- Feb 17, 2017 01:46 PM IST
Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories had received an unfavourable ruling in a US court regarding a patent infringement case over anti-nausea injection Aloxi.
- Jan 04, 2017 07:38 PM IST
With the government taking steps to promote intellectual property rights, filing of patents by Indians have increased by about 2 percent to 8,273 during April-November this financial year.
- Jun 01, 2016 05:10 PM IST
Upstart smartphone maker Xiaomi has bought nearly 1,500 patents from US technology giant Microsoft, the companies and reports said, as part of a "global partnership" that will help the Chinese firm expand outside its home market
- May 16, 2016 09:04 PM IST
The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy will not only incentivise entrepreneurship and
innovation in the country, but will aid in the conversion of copyrights and patents for commercial use, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said
- May 13, 2016 08:42 PM IST
No pharma company is taking up patent issues with the WTO as they are looking to sort out the issue through treaties, says Kewal Handa, Former MD of Pfizer.
- May 10, 2016 12:08 PM IST
The committee also said the department does not have a mechanism to maintain data on patents filed or granted and emphasised on "galvanising" efforts to improve its performance.
- May 10, 2016 11:30 AM IST
The company with Real Image Media Technologies have arrived at an agreement on mutually acceptable terms, which settles all disputes between the parties.
- Apr 27, 2016 10:34 PM IST
The US government has put India in the "priority watch list" under the special 301 report that it releases annually, according to an AFP report. If the report is accurate this will be third year in a row India finds itself in this list - along with Russia and China.
- Jan 17, 2016 08:37 PM IST
To encourage young entrepreneurs and innovation, government has decided to bear the entire cost of facilitation for filing of patents, trademarks or designs as well as relaxed public procurement norms for start-ups.
- Nov 10, 2015 03:20 PM IST
Venkat Jasti, Chairman and CEO, Suven Life Sciences expects Q3 to be in line with Q2. However, he says, revenues will revive in Q4 on back of cyclical value-added products.
- Jul 22, 2015 03:00 PM IST
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, CMD, Biocon says there is a need to protect interest and disallow monopolies like big pharma or big companies/ corporates that want to invest and take advantage of the Indian market.
- Jun 22, 2015 12:34 PM IST
In the high-tech industry the strategic window as well as the future possibilities of a company can also be determined by the current and future patent portfolio.
- May 13, 2015 08:33 PM IST
Over the next three years, the group is also planning to double its published patents which stood at over 2,000, mostly by group companies in the automotive, energy, software, and materials space as of last fiscal.
- Jun 01, 2013 04:06 PM IST
International Trade Commission of the US delays patent decision between the Samsung electronics and Apple Inc. Apple is involved in an international patent war between Google Inc as well as Samsung and HTC Corp
- Apr 18, 2013 06:09 PM IST
Suven Life Science has received patents for four of its new chemical entities (NCEs) in China, Mexico and New Zealand and the company also plans to very soon enter Japan market which is considered as next big opportunity for generic drug makers.
- Mar 18, 2013 06:14 PM IST
Apple's caught in a legal tangle once again, and this time it comes from THX, a company founded by Star Wars producer George Lucas, Bloomberg
- Jan 17, 2013 03:22 PM IST
A San Jose federal court confirmed a $60 million damages verdict against A10 Networks and entered an order permanently enjoining A10 from infringing on Brocade's patents.
- Jan 06, 2013 11:18 PM IST
While the focus of last week's agreement between the Federal Trade Commission and Google Inc was search, the deal's restrictions on how Google uses its patents could have a broader impact on the technology industry.
- Jan 01, 2013 02:53 PM IST
Suven Life Sciences secured three product patents (two from Eurasia and one from Canada) corresponding to the new chemical entities for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases. The patents are valid through 2027. The company's stocks rallied 5% on the news.
- Dec 11, 2012 09:48 AM IST
Apple and Google, bitter rivals in smartphone technology, have joined up to make a combined bid for a bundle of patents offered by photography ...