Author: globalpatentfiling

In one of the recent cases concerning the computer-implemented invention, the examining division refused the application on the reason of lack of inventive step. For the computer-implemented invention; the claim... Read More

The International IP Index 2021, released by GIPC, compares the global Intellectual Property ranking among the leading economies of the world. US top the list of IP Index followed by... Read More

The EPO Index 2020 has been released by the European Patent Office. The Index shows the Patent filing activity at the EPO office from countries. The Index shows a slight... Read More

The applicant entering the Europe regional phase through PCT must adhere to the rules of EPO. The strict rules of EPO on the conciseness of independent claims and adherence to... Read More

The US Supreme Court in the recent case of Google vs. Oracle concluded in favor of Google that the use of Java Programming Interface is fair use by Google. The... Read More

The patent provides stronger protection of an invention. Of which, the design patent forms an important part whereby it protects the visual representation of the invention but not the functionality.... Read More

For a corporate transaction, various aspects play a keen role in the successful delivery of such transactions. Out of all, IP management plays a major role in such transactions. It... Read More

For patent litigation and prosecution, it is necessary to understand the revocation and the validity of the patent. It is highly pertinent to understand the UK’s patent act which explains... Read More

The UK’s exit from the EU (Brexit) poses various economic challenges. The free-flowing of trade across the EU will now have a certain limitation when it will come to the... Read More

Recently the release of EPO Index 2020 shows various developed economies having a slight decrease in patent filing. China, taking up the 4th spot has shown an increase in patent... Read More