Posts Tagged "patent"

Software and Indian Patent Law, a good combination?

Intellectual property is known to be a fundamental pillar for the innovation of technology. Indeed, by granting protection to inventions, this law enhances investments in research and contributes to the increase of innovation. Nowadays, it must be noticed that innovation

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Patenting Human Genes

  Science and technology has witnessed prodigious advancements which have led to modern evolution and discoveries in the field of medicine. One of such revelations would be the discovery of Genes, the basic physical and functional unit of heredity, made

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Outer Space and Intellectual Property Rights

Image Source Intellectual Property Rights as understood legally refers to those rights given to persons for their intellectual creations of mind, by way of copyright, trademark, design or patent protection. Just like any other property rights, they confer up on

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Introduction to patent protection in India

Patent protection in India Patent protection in India can be obtained by filing an application online or by paper at the patent offices in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata or New Delhi. A patent application in India can be filed as an

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Musical instruments and the law – The sound of IP

My science teacher in school (I’m certain most them around the world) always told us how science is connected to everything in our day to day lives. It was quite amusing to understand how it worked practically and I wondered if it was in fact possible to connect something else like we connect science to our daily lives. I have come to realise that I feel the same way about intellectual property and constantly connect it to the things we come across in the course of our daily life – Mobile Applications, board games, food recipes, magic and now musical instruments. So can musical instruments be protected under the laws of intellectual property? Yes! The laws of patent and design provides for sound protection of musical instruments!

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KIDS NOOK BY CGPDTM – ENLIGHTENMENT ABOUT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FOR KIDS

In the recent past, the office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (hereinafter called “CGPDTM”) has been striving to make prosecution relating to Intellectual Property Rights user-friendly and transparent. But in a surprise move, the CGPDTM is now focussing on educating the younger generation about Intellectual Property!

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