Tag: start ups

Support for IPRs, Quality Testing & Certification for Start-ups in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Innovation Society has launched the Intellectual Property Rights Scheme and the Quality Testing & Certification Scheme in a bid to boost the start-up ecosystem and generate employment in the state. The schemes aim at providing financial assistance to upcoming start-ups for quality testing, certifications, and registration of IPRs.  The Maharashtra State Innovation … Continue reading Support for IPRs, Quality Testing & Certification for Start-ups in Maharashtra

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Choosing India as International Search Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA): Who Can and Who Cannot

It is long since October 15th, 2013, that India started to work as International Search Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA).  Agreement between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the International Bureau (IB) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in respect of the same can be accessed here. With the introduction of … Continue reading Choosing India as International Search Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA): Who Can and Who Cannot

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Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2016 Takes Effect from May 16, 2016

Patent (Amendment) rules, 2016 making amendments to the Patents Rules, 2003 (Principal Rules) of the Patents Act, 1970 have taken effect from May 16, 2016. Public notice from CGPDTM regarding the same can be accessed here. Patent (Amendment) rules, 2016 are already popular and making the headlines mainly because of what it has to offer … Continue reading Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2016 Takes Effect from May 16, 2016

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