Doctrine of Equivalence

Doctrine of Equivalence

As per the Indian Patents Act, 1970, there are two types of infringement – Direct infringement and Indirect Infringement. When a Patented product or process is used by someone without the permission of the owner of the Patent then that is considered as direct...
Trademark Licensing

Trademark Licensing

Licensing of Trademarks A Trademark licensing is a practice by which a Trademark owner (the “licensor”) permits a third party (“the “licensee”) to use its Trademark and the third party uses that mark in connection with specific products or services.  Though the...
Trademark Examination

Trademark Examination

Trademark Examination As per the Trademark registration process, after filing the application for the trademark with the Trademark office, the trademark application gets examined by the examiner. The examination of the trademark application is conducted within the...
Trademark Classification

Trademark Classification

Trademark Classification is the classification of goods and services into different classes. The person/organization has to register the mark in one of the classes in which that person/organization’s goods or services fall.  Section 13 of the Trademarks Act,...
Invalidation and Validation Patent Search

Invalidation and Validation Patent Search

Invalidation & Validation Patent Search Patent “invalidity” / “validity” searches are conducted to either validate the claims made by the applicant in a patent application or to invalidate one or more claims of a competitor’s patent. These searches are identical...
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