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Recent developments in relation to Intellectual Property in India

Recent developments in relation to Intellectual Property in India

11 Sep 2019, 17:30 - 19:00

Hardwicke, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln's Inn,London , WC2A 3SB

Hardwicke is delighted to be joined by Ketan Bhatt and Omkar Acharya from HK Acharya & Company who will be discussing recent developments in relation to intellectual property in India. The seminar will be chaired by Professor Mark Engelman.

To book a place, please contact events@hardwicke.co.uk

This seminar will cover:

Patents

  • Section 3 (d) and its current scenario
  • Statement regarding working of patented invention in India and current debate
  • Protecting Computer Related Invention
  • Divisional Application – Current cases
  • FRAND licensing practices for standard-essential patents
  • Modernisation of Indian IP offices
  • National IPR policy

Trademarks

  • Lower trade mark application fees for individuals, small enterprises and start ups
  • Affidavit to be submitted if a mark is applied for with a user claim
  • Expedited processing of an application
  • Application to have a mark determined as a well-known mark by the Registrar
  • Graphical representation of a sound mark
  • Amendment of procedure relating to oppositions
  • Change in forms
  • Increase in fees

Design

  • Separate application for separate article to be filed
  • Graphic user interface
  • Article and Parts of article (which can be sold separately in market)
  • Lower design application fees for individuals, small enterprises and start ups
  • Amendment of procedure relating to cancellation
  • Increase in fees

17:30 – Registration

18:00 – Presentations

19:00 – Drinks and canapés

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