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Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Applicable from 18th September, 2019 The highlight of the new Amendment Rules is that it seeks to empower Small entities, Women and Government owned/funded entities by enabling them to opt for expedited examination of patent applications filed in their name, which was previously limited only to Start-ups and International Applications that indicated India as International

By |2020-03-09T06:14:23+00:00March 8th, 2020|IP Unplugged|0 Comments

Trade Mark Rules 2017 – Part II : A Brief Analysis

Categorization of Applicant– The Trademark Rules 2017 has classified Applicants for the purpose of the Trademark Application in two categories: Individuals/ Startups/ Small Enterprises and Others. A “Startup” for the purpose of the Trademarks Rules means an entity in India recognized as a startup by the competent authority under the Startup India initiative. Ideally

By |2020-03-09T06:34:53+00:00January 1st, 2020|Featured, News|0 Comments

Trade Mark Rules 2017- Highlights

The new Trade Mark Rules 2017 has come into effect on 6th March 2017 replacing the erstwhile Trade Mark Rules of 2002. The most important highlights are as follows: There has been a hike of 100% or more in the official fee for almost all matters. The number of forms has been reduced from 75

By |2020-03-09T06:37:59+00:00December 30th, 2019|IP Unplugged|0 Comments