[Guest Post] Due Diligence – a primer for beginners

This post has been contributed by Mr Bhumesh Verma. He is the managing partner of Corp Comm Legal, which he set up after spending 23 years with some of the best Indian law firms. He is a law graduate from… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Checklist for filing a case in a District and Sessions Court

This post has been contributed by  Sh. Tek Chand Sharma, Adv. He has over 27 years of experience at District and Sessions Courts, Shimla, H.P, India. He may be reached at tekchandsharma.advocate@gmail.com. In this post, he discusses the requirements while filing… Continue Reading

How to bypass Novelty objection in FER vis-a-vis patent application?

In order to overcome objection made by the Controller in the First Examination Report (FER), with regard to novelty, I generally undertake the following steps in order to make an appropriate response to the objections raised. There is no straight… Continue Reading

Indian Patent Procedure 3 -‘Client2Attorney’

This post continues from Indian Patent Procedure 2. Dear Mr X, We write in furtherance of our previous letter, apprising you of the examination process in the Indian patent procedure. Another crucial stage to note is the stage of opposition.… Continue Reading

Indian Patent Procedure 2 – ‘Client2Attorney’

This is post is in continuation of Indian Patent Procedure. Dear Mr X, We write in furtherance of our letter dated December 13, 2017, apprising you of the filing process vis-a-vis the Indian patent procedure. In this mail, we will… Continue Reading