Patent Newz Box – Sep 13,2017


 Recently, IPOS: New practice of examiner-initiated informal communications with applicants LEXOLOGY | Aug 24, 2017 In current practice, communications between examiners and applicants are carried out formally via written opinions and responses. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) will be implementing a new practice of examiner-initiated informal communications. Under this, examiners may informally communicate…

Drawing Consistency in Design Patent


  A design patent is the only form of legal protection granted to the ornamental design of a functional item. The ornamental appearance for an article includes its shape/configuration or surface ornamentation applied to the article or both. The ornamental appearance of an item/article is illustrated by a line drawing which shows the different views…

Geographical Indication


Have you ever pondered how GI creates market value?     Geographical Indication, (GI) showcases and guarantees uniqueness, genuineness, specialty, quality and traditional value for a product. Additionally, the product has a competitive advantage, added value, global recognition and brand value, hence it creates its own market value to the territory. For example, the famous…

Patent Newz Box – July 20,2017


Recently, New Zealand shifts into the fast lane for patent prosecution by joining Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) THE NATIONAL LAW REVIEW | July 07, 2017 New Zealand has joined the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot programme. It is now possible to request accelerated examination of a New Zealand patent application based on the…

Patent Newz Box – July 07,2017


Global Statistics Report on Patent   Recently, Anti-Theft protection now improved as owner can Disable/Erase the stolen device remotely HOTHARDWARE | June 25, 2017 Microsoft new defense mechanism for lap/Notebook (specifically for always connected devices) looting, as the patent explains that making use of the same “emergency call” technology in cell phones, which helps to…

Patent Newz Box – June 28,2017


Global Statistics Report On Patent   Recently, Amazon gets patent for blocking online shopping inside a store ubergizmo | June 16, 2017 Amazon became online store major by several innovative steps to entice the customers. It’s latest patented innovation prevents the visitors of the Amazon physical stores mobile window shop for price comparison using the…

Join us in Celebrating “World IP Day – April 26th 2017”


Heightening awareness and kindling interest in IPR domain (Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks & Design) would encourage innovation and the spirit to find solutions to technical problems. World Intellectual Property Organization observes 26th April as World Intellectual Property day. This year’s WIP day theme is “Innovation—Improving Lives”.

How Innovative Are States In United States?


United States has been in the forefront of innovations for the past few decades. Within United States some states are very innovative compared to other states. This post attempts to find how innovative are each state in US vis-a-vis rest of the countries in the world.