Top 10 Designs for the Month of January, 2014

The Indian Patent office granted 676 Design patents in January, 2014. The top ten designs consisted of designs like Textile Fabric, Handle, Bottle & drivers cab of a utility vehicle etc. The table below shows the top ten designs that received the maximum number of protection in the month of January, 2014. Sl no Name…

Indian Patent Grants for the Month of January 2014.

The Indian patent office granted 384 Patents for the month of January, 2014. The Top three consisted of Qualcomm Incorporated, Council of scientific & Industrial Research and Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, with a count of 12, 12 and 5 patents respectively. The table below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number of patents for…

Facebook+ WhatsApp

Facebook has acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion. WhatsApp has upwards of 450 million users, and it is adding an additional million users every day. WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app for Smartphone, according to OnDevice Research. WhatsApp currently charges a dollar a year after giving customers their first year of use for free. WhatsApp…

Copyright the perfume

Article L. 112-1 of the French Intellectual Property Code provides that all works of the mind are protected whatever their genre, form of expression, merit, or purpose, provided that they are original. Perfumes have recently provided a prime example in France and the Netherlands. Article L.112-2 of the French Copyright Act The following, in particular,…

Candy Crush- ed

Deliciously sweet! Deliciously addictive! Has now become deliciously confusing! Candy Crush Saga, the latest mobile game app which is available for android, iOS, Facebook and online has more than 62,085,632 fans/likes on FB page from all over the world. People who are crazily addictive to this game would be crushed with the new update that…

A patent case dismissed by Madras high court

A proprietor from a Chennai based private enterprise held that the plaintiff had made out a case as MIDHANI was selling the prosthesis at INR 39,200, whereas the private enterprise sold it for INR 1.36 lakh each. Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited also known as, MIDHANI founded in 1973 placed in Hyderabad. Midhani, specialized in manufacturing…

HP’s Valuable Firmware updates.

HP announced that, they will provide firmware updates through the HP Support Center only to customers with a valid warranty, Care Pack Service or support agreement. This will be effective from February 19, 2014. Firmware is the combination of persistent memory and program code and data stored in it. Changing the firmware of a device may rarely or never be done…