ipMetrix- Mar 2014

This edition has the following columns:

Patents

  1. Patent Grant trends
  2. Design patent grand trends
  3. Designs trends
  4. Google Earth’s patent infringement case

GI

  1. ‘Kadalai mittai’ to sweeten the GI tag.
  2. Steaming Basmati Rice
  3. Tirupati laddu Violation
  4. Kalinga Coffee to be registered as a Geographical Indications (GI)

Trademark

  1. Nestle vs Cadbury, Kit-kat (ing)
  2. Trademark for “NaMo Tea Party”
  3. Candy Crush- ed

IP office Updates

  1. The New Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2014 – IPO
  2. KIPO proposes Amendments to Trademark Act
  3. Canada To Finally Update Intellectual Property Legislation-
  4. The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDTM) releases the Annual Report for the year 2012-13 for public.

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