PATENTS

WITHDRAWAL OF AN INDIAN PATENT APPLICATION

2019-07-25T08:52:24+01:00

As per the provisions envisaged in the Indian Patent Act, 1970, a patent application may be voluntarily withdrawn at any time after filing the application. However, the same should be done before the grant of a patent by making a request in the prescribed manner. The withdrawal of an application may be primarily classified to be requested at two stages. The details of these stages are as under: 1. Before publication: As per Section 11A (3)(c), a patent application may be withdrawn within 15 months from the date of application or date of priority of the application, whichever is [...]

WITHDRAWAL OF AN INDIAN PATENT APPLICATION2019-07-25T08:52:24+01:00

PROFIT MULTIPLIERS FOR SMEs: TRADE MARKS & SERVICE MARKS

2019-07-23T10:19:32+01:00

Let's start right with a question - what strikes you when you see an arrow on a shoe or a purple color wrapper on a chocolate? No marks for guesses! This is exactly what is the purpose of a trademark. A trademark can be a mark, logo, sign or any indicator which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises to a consumer or a potential consumer. Typically, trademarks function to protect a consumer from being mislead. For example, when buying Coke, a consumer knows that the consumer is buying a product [...]

PROFIT MULTIPLIERS FOR SMEs: TRADE MARKS & SERVICE MARKS2019-07-23T10:19:32+01:00