Patenting Trends in India

The Indian patent office granted 536 Patents for the month of March, 2015. The Top three consisted of GM Global Technology Operations, Qualcomm Incorporated, and Koninklijike Philips Eletronics N.V with a count of 39, 22 and 12 patents respectively. The chart below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number of patents for…

CGPDTM launches “KIDS Nook”

With the purpose of creating IP awareness among kids, the office of Controller General of Patent, Design and Trademark (CGPDTM) launches “KIDS Nook”. This would be the first comics for kids about IP. It consists of various stories giving knowledge about Patents, Designs, Trademarks and introduction to creativity and innovations. You can visit the Nook…

Patenting Trends from India

The Indian patent office granted 595 Patents for the month of February, 2015. The Top three consisted of GM Global Technology Operations, Qualcomm Incorporated, and LG Electronics with a count of 24, 21 and 16 patents respectively. The table below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number of patents for the month…

Patent & Design Trends- IPO

Patent Trends The Indian patent office granted 515 Patents for the month of January, 2015. The Top three consisted of GM Global Technology Operations, Qualcomm Incorporated, and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research with a count of 4, 15 and 13 patents respectively. The table below shows the top five Companies that received the maximum…

Top 20 Patentees for the year 2014

Indian Patent Office Granted 5721 patents in the year 2014. The top 20 companies include as tabulated below Sl no Name of the Patentee No. of Patents 1 QUALCOMM INCORPORATED 201 2 GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATION INC 184 3 TELEFONAKTIEB OLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) 80 4 COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDISTRIAL RESEARCH 78 5 SIEMENS…

ePCT Services in India

Indian Patent Office recently notified the international bureau that it is prepared to receive and process international applications in electronic form coming into effect from 15 November 2014. International applications filed to the Indian Patent Office (IPO) as Receiving Office under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) may be filed electronically using ePCT.  Applications filed via ePCT-Filing…