PATENT LITIGATION IN INDIA

A patent can be defined as a piece of intellectual property granted to an individual for his invention for a limited period of time. A patent allows an individual to practice sole ownership of his invention for a maximum period of 20 years. A patent can also be defined as a permission/allowance granted by a […]

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What is a Non-Infringement Search?

A non-infringement search also known as freedom to operate search is the assessment of the commercialization of a specific product so that it can be securely introduced in the market. A non-infringement search is conducted in order to check whether the product being launched is in accordance with the third party intellectual property rights or […]

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How Small-Business Owners Can Patent a Great Idea

Throughout history, ingenious and innovative ideas have been copied, or outright stolen. Guglielmo Marconi is credited with inventing the radio, even though it originated from Nikola Tesla. Nowadays it’s easy for a business owner to patent a great idea. Robert Fulton took the idea for the steamboat engine from John Fitch. Lizzie Magie invented the board game “Monopoly” in […]

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Why Startups Need to File Patent at An Early Stage

Patents play a major role in getting funds for startups, especially the tech ventures. Venture capitalists evidently favour tech startups with patent-pending innovation. Patents increase the prospect and quality of merger, purchase or sale of a corporation or an initial public offering. This incentivizes investors to fund start-ups opting for patents. Moreover, patent portfolios are […]

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