Understanding Originality, Innovation and Invention

Aim of this article is to make readers understand important terms such as originality, invention and innovation and the subtle differences among them.A person, very passionate about inventing solutions to problems in society once came to meet me.Read more...

Challenges in Cyber Forensics and Cyber Crime Investigation

The cyber forensic ultimately helps in the evidence management to prove a crime. The ultimate aim is to prove that the evidence provided to the court is the evidence collected from the place of commissioning of the crime.Read more...

Cyber Crimes and Types of Cyber Crimes

Cyber-crimes are crimes committed in the virtual world with the help of computers, laptops, mobile phones, tablets or any other electronic devices. It is gaining illegal access or harming other computers or computer networks.Read more...

Cyber Forensics and Crime Investigation

Cyber forensics is a challenging field which has been evolving in the last two decades in India with the rise of use of technology and tech gazettes. Forensics analysis for collection of evidences was in use for assisting the police and for the criminal investigations in the past also, however, it was limited to scientific analysis and understanding.Read more...

Utility Model

Utility model is an intellectual property protection available in some countries. Utility model is a registered right given to an inventor that gives exclusive protection to the inventor. Utility models generally include mechanical inventions that teach minor improvement in the art.According to WIPO- A utility model is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which allows the right holder to prevent others from commercially using the protected invention,Read more...

Patent Family

A patent family indicates a bunch of patents relating to a single patent application filed in various countries in the world having common priority date.The important reason behind filing more than one patent application in various countries is that patent protection is country specific. A priority document can be used to take the advantage of priority over others.The patent protection is generally sought through more than one patentingRead more...

Get a US patent/patent application into a .pdf file directly

http://www.pat2pdf.org/ is a website where you can enter a patent number and fetch a file in a .pdf format. Mostly one can search a desired patent/application on USPTO but when it comes to usability and saving the application it becomes a difficult task.Read more...

Counterfeit goods growing problem in India: USTR

US watchdog lauds India’s IPR efforts, but picks holes in legal framework।Counterfeit goods and pirated software and optical media continue to thrive in India.A report by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has named Nehru Place and Palika Bazaar in New Delhi,Read more...

Russia, China to sign deal on Kalashnikov IPR protection

Russia is working to reach an agreement with China on the intellectual property rights (IPR) protection of Kalashnikov assault rifles, the head of Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, Anatoly Isaikin said.Read more...

Frequently Used Terms in Patenting

WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization.WIPO is one of the 16 specialized agencies of United Nations * WIPO is non elected body and promotes IP in developing countriesRead more...

Patenting Facts and Myths

Patenting Facts 1. A patent specification must have at least one claim 2. The mere fact that DNA fragments are derived from the same source is not sufficient to meet the requirement for unity of invention. Read more...

Patentability of Lifeforms

1. A mere DNA fragment without indication of a function or specific asserted utility is not a patentable invention.Read more...

Types of Patent Applications in India

Ordinary Application • Convention Application • PCT International Application • PCT National Phase Application • Application for Patent of Addition • Divisional ApplicationRead more...

Full Forms of Important Terms in IP

CBD- Convention of BioDiversity IPR- Intellectual property rights PO- Patent Office IPO- Indian Patent OfficeRead more...

Methods of Disclosing an Invention

There are various strategies of disclosing an invention. It is, understood, here that the invention is disclosed to a reliable patent attorney or patent agent.Read more...