This post follows from my previous discussions on SEPs and FRAND here and here. As discussed previously, since the SEP holder has committed to licence its standard-essential patents on FRAND terms, therefore, in a pending suit the Court is burdened… Continue Reading
As discussed in my previous post here, when a patent is included in a Standard the patent holder has to mandatorily sign the IPR policy of the Standard Setting Organisation (SSO). As per this policy, the patent holder undertakes to… Continue Reading
In a series of blog posts, I will be discussing about Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) from the very basics to the latest cases concerning SEPs and all allied areas. As the name suggests, Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) are the patents… Continue Reading
This post presents recent updates and a timeline of events on Prof. Basheer’s PIL relating to the patent working requirement. Brief Background The writ petition brought into light the issue pertaining to non-compliance of the patent working requirement (known as the… Continue Reading
Entire Indian patent procedure may be viewed here, here, and here. Click here to view how to respond to a First Examination Report.
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
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
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