Cannon + Microsoft = Patent Licensing

A broad patent cross-licensing agreement between Cannon and Microsoft will allow either company to use patents filed by the other. Both companies were ranked in the top five companies in their industry according to IEEE Spectrum’s Patent Power 2013 ranking, and Microsoft was No. 1 in computer software.Canon is a world leader in imaging technology,…

Book on IPR

K Rosaiah, Governor launched a book on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) by noted IPR expert Swapna Sundar, at an event recently. The book works on a comprehensive and practical discussion of the role of IP in the techno-commercial space and draws from the rich experience of companies like Hyundai and Google to elucidate strategies that…

Acquisitions

Patent Freedom acquired by RPX Corporation  PatentFreedom, the first provider of data, intelligence, and consulting on non-practicing entities (NPEs) is acquired by RPX Corporation the leading provider of patent risk management. According to the sources, current subscribers to PatentFreedom will continue to have full access to its database of NPE litigations and profiles.  However, RPX…

Designs Trends

The top ten designs for the Month of June Consisted Textile Fabric, Bottle etc, and the table below shows the top ten designs that received the maximum number of protection in the month of June, 2014.

Design Patent Grant Trends

The Indian Patent office granted 626 Design patents in June, 2014. The top two consisted of Ma Design India Private Limited with 24, Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V with 22 Design. The table below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number of Design protection in the Month of June, 2014.

Patent Grant Trends

The Indian patent office granted 646 Patents for the month of June, 2014. The Top three consisted of Qualcomm Incorporated, GM Global Technology Operations, Inc and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research with a count of 35, 21 and 10 patents respectively. The table below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number…