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IoT Laws – Internet of Things, Technology and IoT Laws – Insights by Patent Attorney

IoT Laws – Internet of Things, Technology and IoT Laws – Insights by Patent Attorney

Article source. IoT Patent Inventions IoT, or the Internet of Things, is bound to impact healthcare, consumer goods, education, industrial manufacturing and transportation at an unexpected pace and to counter next-gen legal issues, proactive technology lawyers, international patent attorneys and strategic advisors are required to update their knowledge and skills regularly. Get in touch now … Continue reading

Patent News and Technology Law Updates – 2014 – July 05

Article source: http://wp.me/p4a35Q-4G On June 12, 2014, Tesla announced a bold move of opening up its patents. Tesla’s press releasstates, “Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement.”   Full blog … Continue reading

Internet Law: Website Terms, Contract Law and Consumer Rights – Flipkart vs eBay vs Amazon

Internet Law: Website Terms, Contract Law and Consumer Rights – Flipkart vs eBay vs Amazon

Original article source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-NS Few weeks back, this article was shared across various platforms: Flipkart screwed me over: Here’s how they could stick it to you as well This prompted us to analyse Flipkart’s terms and conditions. Website Terms, Contract Law and Consumer Rights – Bermuda Triangle of e-commerce, Flipkart vs eBay vs Amazon Originally published … Continue reading

M&A Review: Nokia Microsoft Deal & Smartphone Patents – Summary & Differences with Google Motorola Deal

M&A Review: Nokia Microsoft Deal & Smartphone Patents – Summary & Differences with Google Motorola Deal

Original article source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-NM Nokia Microsoft Deal & Smartphone Patents – Summary & Differences with Google Motorola Deal Brief facts and analysis: Amount paid by Microsoft to Nokia: $ 7.2 Billion / Є 5.44 Billion Acquisition includes: Nokia’s Devices & Services business Mobile Phones and Smart Devices business units Industry-leading design team Operations: Nokia Devices & … Continue reading

Brand Protection Strategy | Prevent Counterfeiting & Piracy | Legal Procedure in India | Case Study: FMCG & Pharmaceuticals – Published by LIMA, the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association

Brand Protection Strategy | Prevent Counterfeiting & Piracy | Legal Procedure in India | Case Study: FMCG & Pharmaceuticals – Published by LIMA, the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association

Original article source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-Nu Brand Protection Strategy | Prevent Counterfeiting & Piracy | Legal Procedure in India | Case Study: FMCG & Pharmaceuticals Summary Comprehensive brand protection program required along with tech-based solutions to reduce counterfeiting and piracy Counterfeiting and piracy result in huge losses for industries (FMCG) Proper enforcement of intellectual Property Rights (IPR) necessary … Continue reading

Patent Search & Technology Research: Mobile Applications Medical and Healthcare Sector, mHealth Applications: Current Patent Scenario

Article Source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-Np Mobile Applications Medical and Healthcare Sector, mHealth Applications: Current Patent Scenario If you need business advisory services, you can refer to our Business Accelerator (TechCorpCapital), our law firm (TechCorpLegal) and our tech business consultancy (Tech Corp International Consultants, Singapore). For technology specific advisory, you can refer to our premium service offerings for Mobile … Continue reading

Infographic: Nokia Microsoft Deal vs. Google Motorola – Comparison of Patents

Infographic: Nokia Microsoft Deal vs. Google Motorola – Comparison of Patents

Original Source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-Ni If you need business advisory services, you can refer to our Business Accelerator (TechCorpCapital), our law firm (TechCorpLegal) and our tech business consultancy (Tech Corp International Consultants, Singapore). For technology specific advisory, you can refer to our premium service offerings for Mobile Applications, Social Media & Cyber Laws (CyberCorpLegal) and Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Food … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Patents Research – Myriad Genetics in US | Trastuzumab in India | Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy

Breast Cancer Patents Research – Myriad Genetics in US | Trastuzumab in India | Angelina Jolie’s Mastectomy

Article Source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-MD Breast Cancer – Patents Executive Summary Introduction Breast cancer is a malignancy that effects women across the world and is most prevalent among various types of cancers. Patents are jurisdiction specific exclusive rights that are sought by innovators across various technological fields. However, patent rights become questionable and debatable when these are sought … Continue reading

Recent SEBI Guidelines: Angel Investments in India

Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Blog_Technology_Law_Business_Research/2013/06/26/sebi-guidelines-angel-investments/ The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recently issued fresh guidelines related to Angel Investments, buy-back through open market purchase and Listing of Start-Ups and SMEs on Institutional Trading Platform (ITP) without having to make an IPO. 1. Amendments to SEBI (Buy Back of Securities) Regulations, 1998 governing buy-back through open market … Continue reading

Website Legal Audit: How to Perform Legal Audit of Your Website | Role of Internet Lawyer (Law Firm)

Website Legal Audit Source: http://bit.ly/16pt21a Introduction With the ever changing advent of Internet law, it is very crucial to ensure the legal compliance of a website and get it audited from an internet lawyer. Various components of a website, including, Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimer, should be in compliance with the recent legal … Continue reading

via Law.com: IBM Received Record Patent Grants in 2012

via Law.com: IBM Received Record Patent Grants in 2012

International Business Machines Corporation received a record number of U.S. utility patents in 2012, which made IBM the No. 1 patent recipient for the 20th consecutive year. The world’s biggest computer-services provider received 6,478 patents in 2012—up nearly 5 percent from 2011, according to IFI Claims Patent Services, which maintains patent databases and compiles an annual … Continue reading

Touch Patent Analysis | Panasonic Lets You Edit Photos on TV with Touch Pen #2013CES | Panasonic’s TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE Patent

Touch Patent Analysis | Panasonic Lets You Edit Photos on TV with Touch Pen #2013CES | Panasonic’s TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE Patent

Source: http://techcorpgroup.com/Singapore/panasonic-lets-you-edit-photos-on-tv-with-touch-pen-2013ces-panasonics-touch-screen-device-patent/ Panasonic Lets You Edit Photos on TV with Touch Pen #2013CES | Panasonic’s TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE Patent As published by Mashable, at 2013CES, Panasonic showed off a new vision of the second screen, introducing new ways your phone or tablet can interact with what you’re watching on TV. In short, Panasonic revealed a new … Continue reading

LG’s 55-inch OLED HD TV at CES 2013, Las Vegas #2013CES | Analysis of OLED Patents owned by LG

LG’s 55-inch OLED HD TV at CES 2013, Las Vegas #2013CES | Analysis of OLED Patents owned by LG

Article Source: http://techcorpgroup.com/Singapore/lgs-55-inch-oled-hd-tv-at-ces-2013-las-vegas-2013ces-analysis-of-oled-patents-owned-by-lg/ LG’s 55-inch OLED HD TV at CES 2013, Las Vegas #2013CES | Analysis of OLED Patents owned by LG LG has recently announced at CES in Las Vegas that it would launch the long-awaited OLED TV into the U.S. market this March, for a suggested retail price of $12,000. In addition to OLED, LG … Continue reading

iPhone Mobile App Analysis: iPhone 5’s and iOS 6’s Passbook App | Overview of Passbook Patent | Apple’s iWallet | Mobile Payment Patent Trends

iPhone Mobile App Analysis: iPhone 5’s and iOS 6’s Passbook App | Overview of Passbook Patent | Apple’s iWallet | Mobile Payment Patent Trends

Article Source: http://techcorpgroup.com/Singapore/iphone-5s-and-ios-6s-passbook-app-overview-of-passbook-patent-apples-iwallet-mobile-payment-patent-trends/ iPhone 5’s and iOS 6’s Passbook App | Overview of Passbook Patent | Apple’s iWallet | Mobile Payment Patent Trends When Apple announced iOS 6 and iPhone 5 in 2012, among all the features revealed, the Passbook app is one of the most relevant features for potential marketing. In simpler terms, it’s a … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Audit Your Trademark Portfolio in 2013 (by Julia Huston | Foley Hoag LLP – Trademark, Copyright & Unfair Competition)

Top 5 Reasons to Audit Your Trademark Portfolio in 2013 (by Julia Huston | Foley Hoag LLP – Trademark, Copyright & Unfair Competition)

The start of a new year is a great time to take stock of where your company’s business has been and where it is headed.  If you have not done a trademark audit within the last few years, here are five good reasons why you should make it a priority in 2013. Read more: http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/top-5-reasons-to-audit-your-trademark-po-32726/ Visit … Continue reading

How innovative is China? Valuing patents (via The Economist)

How innovative is China? Valuing patents (via The Economist)

China has overtaken America again. Its patent office received more applications than any other country’s in 2011. (The numbers were released in December.) But look closer, and the picture is murkier. Read more: http://www.economist.com/news/business/21569062-valuing-patents Visit our Tech Patents Blog homepage: http://www.techpatentstrategy.com International Business & Management Company in Singapore: Starting a Business in Singapore: http://www.techcorpgroup.com/ Contributors: Prity … Continue reading

Doing Business in India | India Business Entity Types | India Business Guide

Doing Business in India | India Business Entity Types | India Business Guide

Doing Business in India | India Business Entity Types | India Business Guide Article Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Blog_Technology_Law_Business_Research/2013/01/03/doing-business-in-india-india-business-entity-types-india-business-guide/ India at present is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Globalization and liberalization have been facilitating the growth of India. Following is a tour of different business entities in India, their overview, advantages and disadvantages as well. … Continue reading

Doing Business in India | Incorporating Company in India | India Business Guide

Doing Business in India | Incorporating Company in India | India Business Guide

Doing Business in India | Incorporating Company in India | India Business Guide Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Blog_Technology_Law_Business_Research/2013/01/02/doing-business-in-india-incorporating-company-in-india-india-business-guide/ Although India’s economic growth is unlikely to cross 6 per cent during the current fiscal due to the global uncertainties, it is still an extremely attractive place for foreign investors due to its higher disposable incomes, rising middle class, investment friendly … Continue reading

Patent Basics: How to Read a Patent | Flash of Genius

Patent Basics: How to Read a Patent | Flash of Genius

Article Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Blog_Technology_Law_Business_Research/2012/12/30/patent-basics-how-to-read-a-patent-flash-of-genius/ Patent Basics: How to Read a Patent | Flash of Genius One of the benefits of working in the field of patents is being able to enjoy certain movies that others may find boring. A prominent example may be “Flash of Genius”. It is a biography of Dr. Robert Kearns, inventor of the … Continue reading

Marina Mandarin Singapore: Singapore’s first hotel to use fully integrated mobile technology | Digital Food Menu Patents

Marina Mandarin Singapore: Singapore’s first hotel to use fully integrated mobile technology | Digital Food Menu Patents

Article Source: http://techcorpgroup.com/Singapore/marina-mandarin-singapore-singapores-first-hotel-to-use-fully-integrated-mobile-technology-digital-food-menu-patents/ Digital Food Menus Customer satisfaction and order accuracy are the two main motives of a restaurant. Basically to manage this data, digital menus are introduced for betterment of business and convenience of customers. With the advancements in technology and increase in smartphone and tablet market penetration, Singapore’s hotel Marina Mandarin is the first … Continue reading

MasterCard’s ‘Display Card’ Technology, a first for Singapore: Financial Transaction Payments Patents

MasterCard’s ‘Display Card’ Technology, a first for Singapore: Financial Transaction Payments Patents

Article Source: http://wp.me/p2Vca6-y1 Recently, in Singapore, MasterCard Worldwide, in collaboration with Standard Chartered Bank Singapore, unveiled Singapore’s first interactive payment card, or security token card, which uses MasterCard’s Display Card technology, announcing the next generation of payment cards.   NagraID Security has manufactured a MasterCard Display Card which is similar in appearance to any other … Continue reading

Patents in Malaysia: Intellectual Property Guide for Filing Patents in Malaysia

Patents in Malaysia: Intellectual Property Guide for Filing Patents in Malaysia

Article Source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-DG Patents in Malaysia are governed by Intellectual Property Cooperation of Malaysia (MyIPO). Industries, corporations and individual researchers (inventors) involved in R & D (research and development) in Malaysia regularly seek professional services of technically qualified industrial patent experts for supporting research and development activities, patent consultancy, technology transfer, patent strategy, franchising, patent … Continue reading

International Patent Application and Prior Art Search: India | International Searching Authority ISA | PCT Patents| Entry to National Phase before Indian Intellectual Property Patent Office | Free Patent Search Tech Corp Legal LLP

International Patent Application and Prior Art Search: India | International Searching Authority ISA | PCT Patents| Entry to National Phase before Indian Intellectual Property Patent Office | Free Patent Search Tech Corp Legal LLP

Article Source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-DL Filing PCT International Patent Application under PCT National Phase in India by Foreign Patent Applicants International Patent Applications Patent applicants should note that patent protection is territorial in nature. Every country has its own patent protection system, and no international or national authority can grant a patent enforceable in any other country. … Continue reading

PCT Patent Application Filing in India

PCT Patent Application Filing in India

Filing PCT Patent Application and Patent Registration in India Law Firm Filing National Phase Patent PCT Application and Patent Registration in India Law Firm Article source: http://wp.me/p2PCVq-DS http://gipresearch.org/patent_research/index.php/patent-research-services/patent-filing-prosecution/pct-application-patent-foreign-filing-indian-attorney Foreign Patent applicants and inventor s can enter the national phase PCT patent application in India after filing their corresponding patent application before WIPO anytime within 31 … Continue reading

PATENT TUTORIALS: Basics of PATENTS: Types of Patents, Patent Searches & Patent Application

Article Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Blog_Technology_Law_Business_Research/2012/09/17/patent-tutorials-basics-of-patents-types-of-patents-patent-searches-patent-application/ PATENT TUTORIALS Why is a Patent search required? There are many reasons to perform a patent search. The most obvious reason to perform the patent search is to know if the invention can be patented or has been already patented. The other reasons for performing a patent search are listed below: To make … Continue reading

Patent Research Guide For Inventors

Patent Research Guide For Inventors What is a Patent? A patent grant is territorial in nature. The patent is allocated through the government to an inventor and the inventor or the patent applicant is assigned the rights to exclude others for for 20 years from patent priority date from making, using or selling the invention in … Continue reading

Patent Expirations & Biosimilar Drug Regulations In Pharmaceutical Industry: Regulatory Guidelines in India

Patent Expiration & Biosimilar Drug Regulations In Pharmaceutical Industry: Regulatory Guidelines in India Article Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Startup_Business/Blog/biosimilars_regulatory.html Earlier this year, in Feb. 2012, FDA issued draft guidance on biosimilar product development, and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010, amended the Public Health Service Act to create … Continue reading

Patent Lawyer: Legal Expert in Protecting Technology Innovations by Patents (Role of Patent Attorney in Protection of Business Ideas & Intangible Assets)

Patent Lawyer: Legal Expert in Protecting Technology Innovations by Patents (Role of Patent Attorney in Protection of Business Ideas & Intangible Assets) Article Source: Patent Lawyer Click Here In present economic landscape, a crucial part of business involves enduring competition by securing strong intellectual property rights. Consequently, an important factor used during the valuation of … Continue reading

Google Awarded and Granted US Patent Number 8138930 For Advertising Based On Environmental Conditions by United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Google Awarded and Granted  US Patent Number 8138930 For Advertising Based On Environmental Conditions by United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Recently, on 20th March, 2012 the USPTO granted google US based patent number 8138930 in the field of information management. The US based patent has been  titled “Advertising based on environmental conditions”. The … Continue reading

Our Recent Publication in International Bar Association Newsletter #fb

Local working requirements and enforceability of patents: an Indian perspective of challenges and opportunities surrounding a granted patent Article on “Local working requirements and enforceability of patents: an Indian perspective of challenges and opportunities surrounding a granted patent” as Published in Asia Pacific Regional Forum Newsletter of the International Bar Association (IBA) Legal Practice Division, … Continue reading

Microsoft loses Supreme patent fight over Word #fb

Microsoft loses Supreme patent fight over Word America’s top court has rejected Microsoft’s appeal against a ruling that Microsoft Word infringed on patents owned by a tiny Canadian software maker. The US Supreme Court unanimously upheld an earlier court’s ruling that said Microsoft willfully infringed on i4i’s XML patents in Word 2003 and 2007. Microsoft … Continue reading

The Hard Truth about Patents

Patents are essential to the commercialization of most inventions. Yet many inventors are armed with misinformation about the patenting process, the scope of their intellectual property rights, and the costs involved in getting a patent. Let’s clear the air and blow the stink off lingering misconceptions about patents. Here goes: Not All Patents Are Created … Continue reading

7 iOS developers sued by Lodsys despite Apple's assertion that iOS developers are "undisputedly licensed" to Lodsys' patent at issue

It can be recalled that Lodsys initially sent letters to a number of iOS developers claiming that their use of in-app purchasing was infringing. Those initial letters expressed a desire to strike a licensing deal under the implied threat of a lawsuit. Following that, Apple sent a letter to Lodsys claiming that iOS developers are … Continue reading

Smartphone patent fight: 'World War III'

Smartphone-related patent infringement lawsuits Apple and Samsung recently filed against each other are but the latest in an escalating series of Android and open-source-related complaints filed by major corporations over the past 18 months.   After more than 40 lawsuits, there’s no sign of a letup in smartphone litigiousness, leaving patent experts divided over whether the epic … Continue reading

Apple iPad, Smartphone Patents and Lawsuits

Patent infringement litigation in the mobile smartphone market continues growing at a rapid pace. In past few years, we have seen the entrance of new and exciting players in the smartphone arena, heating up competition in the marketplace.  This competition among smartphone manufacturers has spilled over into the courtroom.  Many of the major players have … Continue reading

Patents and Venture Capital Investments

Patents and Venture Capital Investments It is very important for entrepreneurs’ start-ups and Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to know how patent applications and grants held by new ventures improve their ability to attract venture capital (VC) financing. Generally, investors are faced with significant ambiguity and hence they rely on patents as indicators for calculating … Continue reading