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Firm owned by Gujarati faces patent lawsuit

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TNN | Jan 17, 2016, 02.37 PM IST

Surat: A synthetic diamond manufacturing company owned by a Gujarati diamantaire is facing litigation from De Beers subsidiary, Element Six Technologies Ltd, for alleged infringement of its patents related to synthetic diamond material production…

Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/surat/Firm-owned-by-Gujarati-faces-patent-lawsuit/articleshow/50612733.cms

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How patent delays are threatening 'Make In India'

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Years-long delays in approving patents could undermine the innovation critical to the 'Make in India' campaign's success
IndiaSpend Team  |  Bengaluru January 12, 2016 Last Updated at 14:54 IST


A patent application takes, on average, six years to get approved in India, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of 68,000 patents granted over the past 10 years, a process that threatens the innovation required for the Prime Minister’s industrialisation push…

Source: http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/how-patent-delays-are-threatening-make-in-india-116011200523_1.html

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India’s first Mobile App for Patent, Copyright, Trade Mark and other IP News Updates – Sinapse App

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Wouldn’t it be great if you got all your IP news and updates in the palm of your hand? Well then, the Sinapse Team is happy to announce the release of its Mobile App for Android phone users. The App provides business news and updates on patents, copyrights, trademarks, Entertainment law, sports law, ecommerce law, start up law, social media law, mobile app law, and other IP related fields. The launch of this App makes Sinapse the first IP Blog in India to have such a Mobile App. Sinapse Team is currently developing an App for IOS users as well….

Source: http://www.sinapseblog.com/indias-first-mobile-app-for-patent-copyright-trade-mark-and-other-ip-news-updates-sinapse-app/

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Ford patent details how a car’s rear wheel can transform into an electric unicycle

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By Yoni Heisler on Jan 3, 2016 at 2:46 PM

According to the patent, titled Self-Propelled Unicycle Engagable with Vehicle, the concept would allow users to pull over and remove one of their vehicle’s rear tires via an automated jack system. Following that, users would simply remove a separate contraption that would contain a seat, sensors, a battery back, and handlebars for steering. Presumably, there would be an easy to use mechanism to attach the two separate items….

Source: http://bgr.com/2016/01/03/ford-patents-futuristic-electric-unicycle/

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Ministry of MSME planning classes to spread awareness about IPR

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By Ruchika Chitravanshi, ET Bureau | 21 Dec, 2015, 05.44PM IST

The micro small and medium enterprises are going to get lessons in the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in order to enhance their competitiveness. The ministry of MSME is implementing a scheme "Building awareness on IPR" to enable such enterprises protect their ideas and business strategies. ..

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50269119.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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Indian Patent Office puts on hold guidelines for patenting software

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By Krithika Krishnamurthy, ET Bureau | 22 Dec, 2015, 04.07AM IST


BENGALURU: India's patent office has put on hold guidelines that would have allowed patenting of software, a move being hailed as a big win for domestic startups.

Indian law on granting patents for software is a gray area. In August, the Indian Patent Office interpreted the law to mean that if a software had industrial applications it could be granted a patent…

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50275687.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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Modi promises IPR policy, transparent tax regime

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Updated: November 22, 2015 04:09 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Saturday that India would have a comprehensive national intellectual property rights (IPR) policy by the year-end, and a national investment and infrastructure fund for leveraging public investments…

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/modi-promises-ipr-policy-transparent-tax-regime/article7904406.ece

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Govt to launch awareness campaign on IPR

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PTI
New Delhi, | 21 November, 2015

In order to create awareness about intellectual property rights in the wake of new IPR policy, the government will launch an awareness programme in 25 universities and institutes across 21 states, starting this Tuesday…

Source: http://www.thestatesman.com/news/latest-headlines/govt-to-launch-awareness-campaign-on-ipr/105356.html#QVr4H5CjuVRCJd8x.99

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Bombay HC rules in favour of CTR in tech patent war against Sergi

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Swati Deshpande, TNN | Oct 23, 2015, 11.08PM IST

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court has passed an interim order in favour of CTR Manufacturing Industries Ltd in a patent infringement claim against Sergi Transformer Explosion Prevention Technologies Pvt Ltd. Justice Gautam Patel restrained Sergi, Gurgaon based company to stop making, using or selling Sergi 3000, one of its products or any similar product which CTR claimed violated its August 2006 patented technology for explosion and fire detection in electrical transformers. …

Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Bombay-HC-rules-in-favour-of-CTR-in-tech-patent-war-against-Sergi/articleshow/49510564.cms

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INVENTOR FILES “FIRST RUN” MOVIE PATENT TO BEAT PIRACY

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BY ANDY  ON OCTOBER 25, 2015

Almost all movie fans wants to be able to see Hollywood blockbusters soon after release but currently that can only be achieved in a cinema. However, if the author of a new patent application has his way, he will be the only one in the world with the legal right to show first-run movies via a 'watch anywhere' multi-screen system…

Source: https://torrentfreak.com/inventor-files-first-run-movie-patent-to-beat-piracy-151025/

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