Software has become patentable in recent years in most jurisdictions and the number of software patents has risen rapidly. In India, with regard to patentability of software, the software should necessarily have a technical application to the industry or be intrinsic too or "embedded" in hardware.
Patent filing guide describing how to patent an idea or an invention and who can file a patent in India as an applicant and an inventor based of Indian patent laws.
Intellectual Capital Investing in creation of intellectual capital during initial stages results in valuable intellectual property (IP). Such IP can be monetised by way of B2B licensing and technology transfer, thereby creating additional revenue streams. IP portfolio usually comprises patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and trade secrets, collectively contributing towards intellectual capital of the business. Read… Continue reading Intellectual Property Creation – Patents for Tech Startups
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Patent Filing for Foreign Applicants / Companies in India under Convention Treaty or PCT National Phase Foreign Applicants and Companies can file a patent in India by hiring the patent filing services of registered patent attorneys in India. We at Tech Corp Legal LLP are a registered intellectual property consultancy firm based in New Delhi, India which provides… Continue reading Patent Registration Procedure in India|How to apply for patent rights in India
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Patent due diligence refers to an audit to assess patents owned by, or licensed to, a company, business or individual.
Top Stories of the week: EPO Fee Increases; iPad Trademark Dispute; Non Patentable Abstract Ideas; IBM's Patent Abandonment Strategy; GE Wins Wind Turbine Patent Appeal; Copyright: Law firms Sued for Submitting Prior Art to the USPTO EPO FEE INCREASES FROM 1 APRIL 2012: The European Patent Office ("EPO") recently announced that most of its fees will increase… Continue reading Top Stories of the Week: EPO Fee Increases; iPad Trademark Dispute; IBM’s Patent Abandonment Strategy etc.
It is very important for entrepreneurs’ startups and Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to know how patent applications and grants held by new ventures improve their ability to attract venture capital (VC) financing. Generally, investors are faced with significant ambiguity and hence they rely on patents as indicators for calculating the potential of companies. It… Continue reading Patents & Venture Capital Investments
The EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeal has now rendered its decisions in the so-called "broccoli" (G 2/07) and "tomato" (G 1/08) cases, bearing on the correct interpretation of the term "essentially biological processes for the production of plants (or animals)" used in the European Patent Convention (EPC) to exclude such processes from patentability. The Enlarged… Continue reading EPO’s (European Patent Office) Enlarged Board of Appeal decides “Broccoli” and “Tomato” Cases