201712.22
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Itech Law Conference Sponsored by RNA

Ranjan speaks on Recent trends in Intellectual Property Panel discussion covering recent developments in the hardware, software and online space covering, FRAND, IP disputes and strategy. When 1 February 2016 – 3 February 2016 Where ITC Maurya, Delhi

201712.21
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Software patentability in India- a case of one step backward, one step forward

The Indian Patent Office predicament over software patents continues. The patent office has issued another version of modified guidelines for the patentability of Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) on June 30th 2017.  This is the third time the guidelines related to patentability of CRIs have been modified.    The first version of the guidelines was issued on…

201712.20
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.in domain names

What are the criteria for applying to register a domain name in the ‘.in’ domain? No criteria are provided for registering a domain name in the following zones. In articular, it is not necessary for applicants to have a business presence in India, either directly or through a subsidiary: .in in in in in in…

201712.20
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Design Registrations

What is protectable under Indian Design Act? A design protection is provided for new or original features of shape, configuration pattern, ornamentation or composition of lines or colours as applied to an article. It is to be judged solely by appeal to the eye. Can a priority be claimed based on an application outside India?…

201712.20
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Criminal Enforcement

A complaint is filed with the Crime Branch of Police supported with copies of our registration certificates and further evidence in support of goodwill and reputation of our mark. Generally the complaint is filed against unknown persons infringing/counterfeiting the goods/mark, to avoid any leakage by the police. How long criminal prosecution takes? Generally police takes…

201712.20
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India Patent FAQ

What information/documents are required for filing a patent application in India? The following: title of the invention; complete specification describing the invention with at least one ‘claim’ (for filing a non-provisional application); drawings (if necessary in order to understand the invention) and statement of claims; certified priority documents (if priority is claimed),in the original language,…

201712.20
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Registering IP – Bangladesh

What are the different kinds of mark that can be registered as trade-marks under the Trade Marks Act, 2009? Word marks, logos, signatures, names, devices, labels, ticket, letter, symbol, numeral(s) and/or any Combination of these Combinations of colors Is registration of a trade mark essential? Registration, though not essential, is advisable as it is prima…