Patents assume more significance as digital transformation becomes an important business decision.
UN World Intellectual Property Organisation Director General Francis Gurry expressed his concern about countries increasingly becoming more protectionist.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
The company with Real Image Media Technologies have arrived at an agreement on mutually acceptable terms, which settles all disputes between the parties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Apple and Google, bitter rivals in smartphone technology, have joined up to make a combined bid for a bundle of patents offered by photography ...
Country's largest realty firm DLF today said it has filed for five patents for inventions that relate to fire safety of its buildings. The company has installed these systems in its commercial buildings, comprising 30 million sq ft, across the country and would do so in future projects as well.
DLF Ltd., India‘s largest real estate company, has filed five patents for inventions pertaining to safety and security against any possible safety threat/ hazards to the buildings/ premises and its residents. DLF is the true and first inventor of these inventions.
Samsung Electronics, hit hard by Apple in various courts over patent issues, now faces a rare threat on home soil after LG Display on Thursday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against its biggest rival.