Patenting Trends from India

The Indian patent office granted 428 Patents for the month of May, 2015. The Top three consisted of GM Global Technology Operations, Qualcomm Incorporated, and Koninklijke Philips Electronics N. V, with a count of 28, 16 and 8 patents respectively. The chart below shows the top ten Companies that received the maximum number of patents…

The New Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2014 – IPO

The New Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2014 has come into force from February 28, 2014. The major changes include: Change in fees Mode of filing A New category of applicant defined as small entity. A Revised fee structure has been provided for filing of patent application as well as other proceedings before the Patent Office. In…