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Putting A Stop To“Vexatious” Claims In Foreign Courts: The Delhi High Court Comes To The Rescue

Introduction: The Delhi High Court in the recent case of HT Media Limited & Anr. v. Brain link International, Inc.,[i] decided to grant an anti-suit injunction against the defendant company based in the United States of America that infringed the domain name of Hindustan Times Media Ltd. (“HT”). HT sent a cease and desist notice … Continue reading Putting A Stop To“Vexatious” Claims In Foreign Courts: The Delhi High Court Comes To The Rescue

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Patent Amendment Rules, 2020

In 2019, the Indian Patent Office published the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, which came into force starting 20th October, 2019. The Office had invited everyone to submit their objections and/or suggestions in regard to the proposed Patent rules. On 22nd October, 2020 post taking all suggestions into consideration, the Central Government published the Patent (Amendment) … Continue reading Patent Amendment Rules, 2020

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Softwares Copyrightable Under The Indian Copy Right Act

Introduction Computer instructions that tell the computer how to work is software. Software is an extremely sensitive creation for the creator. Software is at risk at every stage of its construction. There is a risk of the creation getting stolen, hacked or leaked. Once such a calamity happens the creation is compromised. The drawbacks of … Continue reading Softwares Copyrightable Under The Indian Copy Right Act

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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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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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Migrant Workers’ COVID 19 Measures: PIL Update

There were two set of PILs that have been filed in the Supreme Court of India concerning the migrant workers: A. Writ Petition No. 468/2020 titled “Alakh Alok Srivastava Vs UOI” (hereinafter referred to as “WP 1”) was filed by an Advocate practicing in the Supreme Court (Petitioner-in-Person), seeking immediate action to safeguard the rights … Continue reading Migrant Workers’ COVID 19 Measures: PIL Update

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Filing Yearly Statement Of Working Of Patents In Form 27

Congratulations if you have secured a patent in India – truly well-deserved going through all that you’ve gone through. It could now be of relevance for you to know about a compliance requirement pertaining to your patent(s). A statement of working of the patented invention in India is required to be furnished to the Indian … Continue reading Filing Yearly Statement Of Working Of Patents In Form 27

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Patentability Of Immunology Related Inventions – An Indian Perspective

This article discusses challenges faced by patent applicants for inventions in the field of Immunology, especially those relating to gene sequences, peptides, antibodies, and method of treatment; relevant provisions of the Indian Patents laws and strategies one may employ to improve the chances of overcoming the objections. INTRODUCTION As our understanding of the internal and … Continue reading Patentability Of Immunology Related Inventions – An Indian Perspective

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Patent Revocation Through Counterclaims: Trends And Practices In India

We at Khurana & Khurana, have received numerous queries regarding the filing of counterclaims to evoke revocation of patents in India. To address the same, Utkarsh Mishra & Abhijeet, our interns have analyzed a few exemplary judgments to make the trend and the position clear with respect to such revocations. It is pertinent to mention … Continue reading Patent Revocation Through Counterclaims: Trends And Practices In India

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