World Intellectual Property Day Celebration

On the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day, three Manipuri Textile Products Shaphee Lanphee, Wangkhei Phee and Moirang Phee have been given the Geological Indications (GI) tag. All the three application was filed by Department of Commerce & Industries, Manipur on 19th of December 2012 under the class 25. Shaphee Lanphee: Literally, the name of…

Designs Trends

The top ten designs for the Month of April 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 April, 2014. by Akshatha Karthik

Design Patent Grant Trends

The Indian Patent office granted 534 Design patents in April, 2014. The top three consisted of Biba Apparels Private Limited with 80, Renault Trucks with 29 Design & Ms Sumona Parekh with 18 patents. The table below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number of Design protection in the Month of April,…

National Intellectual Property Award 2014 to Bilcare

Government of India recently awarded Research, The National Intellectual Property 2014. The award is in recognizes and rewards the innovators of IP who have contributed to harnessing the country’s intellectual capital and creating an eco-system that boots creativity and innovation. Dr Praful R Naik, executive director, Bilcare while receiving the award, said “Bilcare continual investment…

Intellectual Property Rights to get Police Protection

Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi speaking to FICCI’s ‘Roundtable on Copyright Enforcement Tool Kit’ assured that the department shall protect the Intellectual property rights (IPR) of the citizens in case of any violation. He also emphasized that copyrights are extremely important and must be respected and protected as they encourage innovation and creation. The…

Azerbaijan adopts new measures to protect intellectual property rights

Azerbaijan, officially known as the Republic of Azerbaijan is planning to adopt new methods to protect Intellectual Property Rights. Chairman of the Azerbaijan Copyright Agency Kamran Imanov said that “The products will be marked with Special Holograms. Along with the software, the hologram will be applied to the packaging of medicines, book covers, including religious…

The Wonder Boy

A nine year old Emirati, Adeeb Al Balushi is honored for his multiple inventions by Dubai Municipality (DM), Hussain Lootah ahead of World Intellectual Property Day. This Child genius has invented a car seatbelt heart monitor, cleaning robot and light-weight prosthetic limbs. He has also invented a fireproof helmet with a camera system to help…

Virtual Reality Technology – Rifting

On March 25th, Mark Zuckerberg- chief executive of Facebook announced that they have agreed to acquire Oculus VR, the leader in virtual reality technology. He stated “Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. For the past few years, this has mostly meant building mobile apps that help you share with the…

A Revised Examination Guideline for GUI’s Protection – SIPO

GUI is a Program Interface that takes advantage of the computer’s graphics capabilities to make the program easier to use. The design of graphical user interfaces (GUI) is an essential part of Smart phones, tablets and PC Software, it can make the difference and strongly contribute to gain market share. Therefore, graphical interfaces have become…