Month: June 2011

IIPRD and Khurana & Khurana open Branch Office in Pune

Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) along with its sister concern, an  IP Consulting Firm IIPRD announce that they have opened up a branch Office in Pune in wake of the rising client requirements and towards their goal of expanding their operations across India. K&K is one of the fastest growing full service … Continue reading IIPRD and Khurana & Khurana open Branch Office in Pune

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ENERCON INDIA LTD. (EIL) VS. ENERCON GMBH (EG)

This article is directed to interested persons who have not been regularly following the Enercon Case, one the few patent litigation battles which have seen the light of day and is setting new standards in decision making on issues relating to formality rejections and obviousness/inventive step issues. This article puts a quick snapshot of what … Continue reading ENERCON INDIA LTD. (EIL) VS. ENERCON GMBH (EG)

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Clear and Convincing …Says US Apex

This blog is just an update of the US Supreme Court hearing in the case “Microsoft Vs. i4i”.  For more details about the initial proceedings, please click here to visit my earlier blog “Clear and Convincing evidence” posted on January 10th 2011. The patent act indicates that issued patents are “presumed valid.” 35 U.S.C. § … Continue reading Clear and Convincing …Says US Apex

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Kurian’s Sudden Exit Surprises the Industry

The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks at the Indian Intellectual Property Office Mr. P.H. Kurian has made a sudden and surprising request to exit from his role, a shock to the entire IP fraternity keeping in mind the initiatives and drives he undertook during the leadership. Mr P.H. Kurian was appointed as the … Continue reading Kurian’s Sudden Exit Surprises the Industry

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BRUCE N. SAFFRAN Vs. JOHNSON & JOHNSON and CORDIS CORPORATION

Introduction A patent infringement suit filed by Bruce N. Saffran, a New Jersey Radiologist (“Plaintiff”) against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Cordis Corporation (“Defendants”) claiming that defendants directly infringed U.S. Patent No. 5,653,760 (filed Aug. 9, 1995) (the `760 patent;) entitled “Method and Apparatus for Managing Macromolecular Distribution”. Defendants’ accused products are the Cypher drug-eluting … Continue reading BRUCE N. SAFFRAN Vs. JOHNSON & JOHNSON and CORDIS CORPORATION

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