International conventions Paris Convention Berne Convention Madrid Protocol Nice Agreement Patent Cooperation Treaty Budapest Treaty WIPO Copyright Treaty WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of […]
A legal practitioner or a registered trade mark agent or a person in the sole and regular employment of the principal can sign on behalf of a person making an application, notice or request u/s 145.
only a person registered as a patent agent is authorized to practice. In the case of a partnership, the firm may be described or held out as Patent Agent, only if all of the partners of the Firm are registered as patent agents. No company or other body corporate shall practice, describe itself or hold itself out as Patent Agents or permit itself to be so described or held out.
An assignment of a patent or of a share in a patent, a mortgage, licence or the creation of any other interest in a patent shall be valid only if the same were in writing and the agreement between the parties concerned is reduced to the form of a document embodying all the terms and conditions governing their rights and obligations and has been duly executed.
Every application for a patent shall be for one invention only and shall Section 7, be filed in Form-1 at an appropriate office along with First provisional/complete specification (in Form 2), accompanied with the Schedule prescribed fee as given in the First Schedule.
Convention of March 20, 1883, as revised at Brussels on December 14, 1900, at Washington on June 2, 1911, at The Hague on November 6, 1925, at London on June 2, 1934, […]
Biosimilars, on the other hand, are considered to be highly similar (not same) to the reference (innovator) product but has allowable differences in the composition etc. The biosimilars, however, do not have clinically significant differences in terms of safety, and potency from the reference product.
In relation to database right, the Directive provides a right for the maker of a database in which there has been a substantial investment in the obtaining, verification or presentation of the contents of the database to prevent extraction and/or re-utilisation of the whole or a substantial part of the contents of the database.
Under Ministry of Commerce and Industry Intellectual Property Appellate Board has been constituted by a Gazette notification of the Central Government in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 15th September 2003 […]
No. 755,840. Patented March 29, 1904. United States Patent Office.
“broadcasting” means the transmission by wireless means for public reception of sounds or of images and sounds or of the representations thereof; such transmission by satellite is also “broadcasting”; transmission of encrypted signals is “broadcasting” where the means for decrypting are provided to the public by the broadcasting organisation or with its consent;
Copyright protection extends to expressions and not to ideas, procedures, methods of operation or mathematical concepts as such. Computer programs are protected as literary works within the meaning of Article 2 of the Berne Convention. Such protection applies to computer programs, whatever may be the mode or form of their expression
World intellectual property organisation administered and manages the following treaties:- Paris Convention Madrid Agreement (Marks) Madrid Protocol Nice Agreement Vienna Agreement Singapore Treaty Trademark Law Treaty Nairobi Treaty WIPO or World intellectual […]
Industrial Designs Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit
28 November 1960 Hague Protocol
Arreglo de La Haya relativo al depósito internacional de dibujos y modelos industriales Acta de La Haya del 28 de noviembre de 1960
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
The Hague Act (1960)
The Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs (1925)
In deciding the question of similarity between two marks, the marks have to be considered as a whole for Trademark Infringement
Dissimilarity in essential features in devices and composite marks more important than some similarity
The PCT is an international treaty with more than 153 Contracting States. The PCT procedure includes: Filing -International Search-International Preliminary Examination (optional) –National Phase The Contracting States, Desiring to make a contribution to […]
The provisions of this Treaty and the Regulations shall apply to national and regional patents for invention, and to national and regional patents of addition, which have been granted with effect for a Contracting Party.
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is a groundbreaking initiative by key trading partners to strengthen the international legal framework for effectively combating global proliferation of commercial-scale counterfeiting and piracy.