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Protecting Trade Secrets In India In The Absence Of A Regime

Introduction Businesses usually accumulate and use creative as well as innovative ideas that are unknown to their competitors to gain an edge over and maintain the uniqueness of their product/service. Information that isn’t generally known to competitors and is protected by confidentiality agreements, qualifies as quasi-intellectual property known as ‘trade secret’ and is eligible for … Continue reading Protecting Trade Secrets In India In The Absence Of A Regime

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Supreme Court Stays Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks Guideline Dated 18.05.2020 and 20.05.2020

The Delhi High Court, by virtue of the order dated 21st May 2020 in the case of Intellectual Property Attorney Association (IPAA) and Anr vs The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks and Anr. the Plaintiff seeked to quash the Public Notice dated 18.05.2020 passed by the Respondent, and thereby restrain them from … Continue reading Supreme Court Stays Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks Guideline Dated 18.05.2020 and 20.05.2020

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Public Notice: Petition under sub-rule (6) of Rule 6 regarding Submission of documents in proceedings under the Patents Act, 1970.

In view of the Public Notice No. CG/F/Public Notice/2020/215 dated 19th March, 2020 regarding condonation of delay/extension of timelines to file responses and /or documents relating to various proceedings under the Patents Act and corresponding rules made thereunder, attention of all the Stakeholders is drawn to the fact that the Petition (without fee) under sub-rule (6) of … Continue reading Public Notice: Petition under sub-rule (6) of Rule 6 regarding Submission of documents in proceedings under the Patents Act, 1970.

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ALB IP Rankings 2020 – Announcement – May 2020

Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) has been ranked as “Tier 2” according to the Asian Legal Business ( ALB)  2020. Khurana & Khurana has been one of the law firms to help India protect its IPR by providing Patent and trademark portfolio services, which includes Patent filing, Patent prosecution, Patent opposition, Trademark … Continue reading ALB IP Rankings 2020 – Announcement – May 2020

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Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020

On 18th May 2020, the CGPDTM, Mumbai issued a Public Notice regarding the timeline/periods as prescribed under the IP Acts and Rules for completion of the various acts/proceedings, filing of reply/document, payment of fees, etc. in the matters of any IP applications, falling due between the lockdown period, i.e. 25.03-.020 to 17.05.2020. On 11.05.2020, in … Continue reading Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020

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Avoid A Bad Lawyer Representing Your Case By Studying This Piece On “How To Choose A Lawyer”

DESCRIPTION It has been generally noticed that more often than not many problems snowball into a very complicated one just because of the ignorance of ‘how to choose the right lawyer?’ The purpose of this article is to impart knowledge, provide information and enthuse confidence among those who are at helms of the lawyers, so … Continue reading Avoid A Bad Lawyer Representing Your Case By Studying This Piece On “How To Choose A Lawyer”

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Important Note On Recent Notifications Issued By Various IP Offices Of India In View Of Covid-19 Outbreak

Various Intellectual Property Offices of India recently issued certain notifications in view of the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) outbreak in India. The notifications were issued between March 13, 2020 and March 19, 2020 primarily adjourning hearing and other proceedings originally scheduled till March 31, 2020. Provided herein below is a short summary of the developments … Continue reading Important Note On Recent Notifications Issued By Various IP Offices Of India In View Of Covid-19 Outbreak

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Crash Course For Cracking Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020

IIPRD, along with Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) has played a prominent role in supporting prospective candidates pursuing to become a registered Indian Patent Agent in 2018. The next examination for enrolling as an Indian Patent Agent has been proposed to be held in June 2020. In view of the upcoming Patent Agent examination, … Continue reading Crash Course For Cracking Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020

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The Fugitive Bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India

The magnate bookie and one of the prime accused in the Hansie-gate scandal, Sanjeev Chawla, has been extradited to India from the United Kingdom, 20 years after it rocked the entire cricket fraternity. This extradition is considered to be as the most high-profile extraditions under the 1992 India-UK Extradition Treaty. Sanjeev Chawla, a London-based businessman, … Continue reading The Fugitive Bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India

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Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH): A landmark in the history of patent prosecution in India

A Bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program has commenced between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) on December 5, 2019. The Indian Patent Office website has also published the Procedure Guidelines to file a PPH request under the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) … Continue reading Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH): A landmark in the history of patent prosecution in India

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