First case seeking grant of compulsory license for patent

Patentee invented the drug SORAFENIB for advanced treatment of liver and kidney cancer introduced under trade name NEXAVAR. It is for an Indian generic manufacturer with a cost of Rs.2.8 lakh per month. The first case seeking of your patent license has been explained in the below paragraphs.The applicant requested patentee for a voluntary license to manufacture and sell the […]

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Important points to know about trademark registration

Some important points which are ancillary but vital for understanding the procedure for trademark registration are specified first. Similar Trademark / Different Properties A trademark likes rights in favour of goods/services which it is used or registered and not in recognition of all goods and services. So, the trademark is assigned as well known. Different combinations and amalgamation for use […]

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Trademark registration procedure after assignment or transmission

The Trademark registration procedure after entering on the register the name of the successive trademark owner as a result of transmission or assignment is included in section 45 which has been changed by 2010 Amendment act. The new section 45 reads as follows: Registration of assignments and transmissions: Where a person becomes allowed by transmission or assignment to a registered […]

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The exemptions and privileges enjoyed by a private limited company

The private limited company exemptions and privileges also and its advantages over a public company as follows in the below articles. Section 70(3): Statement in part of lists are required ans it is not be delivered to the registrar before assigning shares. Section 77 (2): Financial helps can be given for purchase of or approving for its own shares or […]

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Role of governments in promoting ISO 9000 in developing countries

The ISO 9000 series of standards for quality assurance and quality management has had phenomenal success in the form of wide acceptance in a short time, unparalleled in the history of international standardization of role. These standards have already been adopted by over 70 countries and regional standardization bodies in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. The ISO 9000 […]

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Certification of Trademark Registration

There are certain stipulations of this act are not applicable to certification trademarks. Section 9 : Any condition the performance of which is limited by the periods to registration in Part B of the register.  Trademark registration certification A trademark certificate shall be registrable only in Part A of the register. Trademark shall not be register as a certification trademark […]

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