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  • Patent - 6860 Words
    DRAFT SYLLABUS FOR ADVANCE TRAINING OF EXAMINERS OF PATENTS AND DESIGNS NOTE: 1. ALL THE EXAMINERS SHALL SELECT AT LEAST 5 PATENT APPLICATION NUMBERS ALLOTTED TO THEM AND AWAITING EXAMINATION AND SEND THE NUMBERS BEFORE HAND TO RGNIIPM. 2. SINCE THE TEACHING METHOD IN THIS TRAINING IS BASICALLY BASED ON DISCUSSION / INTERACTION, EXAMINERS ARE REQUIRED TO EXHIBIT PROPER DECORUM. 3. THE WHOLE SYLLABUS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED TO THE EXAMINERS. THEY WILL BE PROVIDED DETAILS OF ONLY...
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  • The Law on Patent - 3250 Words
    The Law on Patents Republic Act No. 165 Patent Office * Created under the supervision of the Department of Justice, where all records, books, drawings, specifications and other papers and things pertaining to patents shall be safely kept and preserved. * Shall be under the direction of a Director who shall have an assistant known to be as Assistant Director and both shall be appointed by the President with the consent of the Commission on Appointments of the Congress of the...
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  • Patent Trolls - 875 Words
    The current state of the use of Intellectual Property in the tech industry makes it very hard for an individual or company to create a product without the possiblity of infringing on one or a few IPs of someone else. As such, U believe that changes should be made that would make it much easier for someone to create or innovate on a product (within acceptable guidelines) without the fear of legal backlash. One aspect that shoudl be looked at in this argurment is integrity. Steven L....
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  • Gene Patent - 443 Words
    Case 1: Tune in to news programs regularly and you will probably become aware of the considerable debate over the patenting of genes. This controversy is fueled largely by the work of the Human Genome Project and the biotechnology industry. Despite numerous meetings and publications on the subject, Congress has not used U.S. patent laws to shape a policy that allows maximum innovation from biotech inventions. The first gene patents, issued in the 1970s, were granted for genes whose full...
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  • Patent Law - 3149 Words
    1. PATENTABLE MATTERS Patentable Inventions. — Any technical solution of a problem in any field of human activity which is new, involves an inventive step and is industrially applicable shall be Patentable. It may be, or may relate to, a product, or process, or an improvement of any of the foregoing. (Section 21) Non-Patentable Inventions. — The following shall be excluded from patent protection: 22.1. Discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods; 22.2. Schemes, rules and...
    3,149 Words | 9 Pages
  • Novelty of a Patent - 428 Words
    Assignment On Novelty of Patent NOVELTY OF PATENT Abstract 1. The invention brings out an apparatus and method for analyzing bacteria. The apparatus includes a section for preparing an analyte sample from specimen and a detector to detect optical information from each particle in this analyte sample. It also has a controller to detect the...
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  • Patent Law - 2127 Words
    Singapore Patents Act * Rule against double-patenting – S14(3) * Disclosures to be disregarded – S14(4) * Transactions in Patents – S41 * Inventorship and Ownership - S2, S19, S20, S24 * Co-ownership - S46 * Anti-competitive practices, tie-in provision S51, tie-up S52 * License of Right – S53 * Compulsory licence – S55 * Government rights to use – S56 * Scope of government rights – S60 * Exhaustion of right – S66(2)(g) * Prior Honest User Rights – S71 * Exclusive license – S74 *...
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  • Patent Troll - 5778 Words
     A Study in Business Law of Patent Trolls March 12, 2014 “‘Oh, the story of a troll kind of fits ‘cause the whole Billy Goats Gruff thing, it’s someone lying under a bridge they didn’t build, demanding payment from anyone who passed. I said, ‘How about a patent troll?’” Peter Detkin Counsel for Intel It’s a story every child knows: The poor three Billy Goats Gruff that just want to cross the bridge. The evil troll that blocks their way and demands a stiff...
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  • patents cases - 3658 Words
    Patents Wheatley v Drillsafe Ltd. (2001) Wheatley v Drillsafe Ltd. Facts: Wheatley (W), the proprietor and licensee of a European patent relating to a threaded hole cutting device, appealed against a decision holding that the patent was invalid on the ground of common general knowledge and accordingly should be revoked, and also that, in any event, there had been no infringement of the patent by Drillsafe (D) and others. Contentions: D maintained, inter alia, that its use of a...
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  • Patent Warfare - 845 Words
    Patent Warfare Per your request I reviewed the lawsuit notice and believe our company can handle the matter without litigation saving us time and money. Our first course of action should be to propose collaboration with the accuser in order to continue innovation. If the accuser turns out to be a patent troll or in other terms in the business of strictly making money on infringement cases we will have the case arbitrated by a subject matter expert. I recommend we offer the accuser a chance...
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  • Patents in India - 5513 Words
    History of Indian Patent System | | 1856 | THE ACT VI OF 1856 ON PROTECTION OF INVENTIONS BASED ON THE BRITISH PATENT LAW OF 1852. CERTAIN EXCLUSIVE PRIVILEGES GRANTED TO INVENTORS OF NEW MANUFACTURERS FOR A PERIOD OF 14 YEARS. | 1859 | THE ACT MODIFIED AS ACT XV; PATENT MONOPOLIES CALLED EXCLUSIVE PRIVILEGES (MAKING. SELLING AND USING INVENTIONS IN INDIA AND AUTHORIZING OTHERS TO DO SO FOR 14 YEARS FROM DATE OF FILING SPECIFICATION). | 1872 | THE PATENTS & DESIGNS PROTECTION ACT....
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  • Death of Patent - 5756 Words
     Intellectual Property Name: Institution: Intellectual property 3D Technology, also referred to us addictive manufacturing is the process of forming 3 solid objects that are dimensional and are made from a digital file. Addictive process occurs when an object is formed by putting down many successive layers of materials. 3D printed guns are functional plastic guns that can be easily reproduced by any individual that has a printer with 3D functions....
    5,756 Words | 17 Pages
  • Patent Act - 947 Words
    Patents Act, 1970 Patents Act, 1970 is designed to protect inventions in respect of manufacture, machine or process of manufacture. On the other hand, the Copyright Act, 1957 is to protect rights of artists, authors, producers of films, computer software owners etc. Patent is an exclusive rights granted to the patent holder, for a limited period, as a reward for creative work based on his private initiative. ‘Creativity’ is accorded the status of ‘property’ which can be bought, sold, licensed...
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  • pharmaceutical patents - 1852 Words
     Patents A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention. An invention is a solution to a specific technological problem and is a product or a process. Patents are a form of intellectual property. The procedure for granting patents, requirements placed on the patentee, and the extent of the exclusive rights vary widely between countries according to...
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  • Patent Law - 1237 Words
    Topic 2 Patents and Computer Software (Part 1) What is a Patent? It is a right granted by law to an individual who has created an invention in a form of product or process, which is new. In other words, a patent simply means a right to an invention. Darcy v. Allin (1602) Co Rep 84 b Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary of Words And Phrases: letters patent for an invention Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English: a paper from a government office (the Patent Office) giving...
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  • Patents act 1970 - 58569 Words
    THE PATENTS ACT, 1970 [39 of 1970, dt. 19-9-1970] [As amended by Patents (Amdt.) Act, 2005 (15 of 2005), dt. 4-4-2005] An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to patents Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty first Year of the Republic of India as follows: CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title, extent and commencement (1) This Act may be called the Patents Act, 1970. (2) It extends to the whole of India. (3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government...
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  • An Economic Review of the Patent System
    An Economic Review of the Patent System Fritz Machlup Patent, the adjective, means "open," and patent, the noun, is the customary abbreviation of "open letter." The official name is "letters patent," a literal translation of the Latin "litterae patentes." Letters patent are official documents by which certain rights, privileges, ranks, or titles are conferred. Among the better known of such "open letters" are patents of appointment (of officers, military, judicial, colonial), patents of...
    3,756 Words | 10 Pages
  • Patents in Business Strategy - 2751 Words
     Obtaining a Patent Patents are part of an intellectual property law that provides exclusive use for the industrial exploitation of a revolutionary invention (WIPO, 2013). Before applying to a patent, it is important to know the defining characteristics of patentable material and conduct a patent search to ensure the technology has not been previously filed for (CIPO, 2013). Often, the assistance of a registered patent agent is used to facilitate the application process and maintain...
    2,751 Words | 8 Pages
  • Indian Patent Law - 7240 Words
    Indian Patent Law UNIT 4 INDIAN PATENT LAW Structure 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Introduction Objectives The Patent System Patentable Inventions What is a Patentable Invention? What is Not Patentable? Procedure for Obtaining Patent Consequences of Grant of Patent Rights of a Patentee Limitations on Patentee’s Rights Revocation of Patent for Non-working 4.6 Transfer of Patent Assignment Licence Transmission of Right by Operation of Law 4.7 4.8 4.9 Infringement of Patent Summary...
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  • Patent Protection and Trips Agreement
    Patent Protection and TRIPS Agreement Bangladeshi pharmaceutical firms focus primarily on branded generic final formulations using imported APIs. Branded generics are a category of drugs including prescription products that are either novel dosage forms of off-patent products produced by a manufacturer that is not the originator of the molecule, or a molecule copy of an off-patent product with a trade name. About 80% of the drugs sold in Bangladesh are generics and 20% are patented drugs. The...
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  • Impact of Product Patent - 1047 Words
    CONCLUSION The overall purpose of the this paper is to access the impacts of patent right to developing world that will generate and contribute to the improvement of health, equity and development in Africa, through better access to essential drugs by supporting health knowledge and technology transfer and a public goods approach to pharmaceutical R&D and production. Around the world, public concern is mounting at how the introduction of strict patent regimes in developing countries required...
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  • Advanced Topics in Patent Law
    The Patent Reform Act INTRODUCTION The USPTO has been unable to keep up with its workload, resulting in major delays. There have also been questions about patent quality and increased litigation. The last time the patent system was updated was more than 50 years ago. Since then, there have been major improvements in science and technology. Recent Supreme Court decisions have made it clear that it has been easy for questionable patents to be obtained and difficult to challenge them....
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  • rise of the patent troll - 1089 Words
    The Rise of the Patent Troll A non practicing entity is a person or company that enforces its patents against one or more alleged infringers, people who use a design or idea owned by another, often with no intention to manufacture or market the product in any way. These individual people or companies are often criticized for being unethical in their practice. Patent owners can cost mega companies hundreds of millions of dollars, and completely crush smaller companies. These people and or...
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  • Apple Inc Patent Map
    Apple Inc Patent Map/ Track pad As I have searched in the query of WIPO patent scope for the track technology of Apple Inc. I have found 3 patent which is track for music, track for GPS and the last track pad which I choose track pad for further investigation. The new Magic Trackpad is the first Multi‑Touch trackpad designed to work with your Mac desktop computer. It uses the same Multi‑Touch technology you love on the MacBook Pro. And it supports a full set of gestures, giving you a whole...
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  • A Critique of Strong Patent Protection
    Brian Lam A Critique of Strong Patent Protection Abstract In this paper, I attempt to analyze the negatives and positives of patent protection. The discussion will include an analysis of impact to firms and profits, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector, their innovations as a result, and the ultimate impact to society. Traditionally, it is believed that stringent patent regulations hurt the profits of large biotechnology companies, giving them less of an incentive to innovate. As a...
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  • Patent Rights of Turmeric - 5401 Words
    INTRODUCTION: A study on copyrights, patent and trade mark of the turmeric on the means of awareness among the people in our country. Copyright: Copyright is a form of protection provided to the authors of "original works of authorship" including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works, both published and unpublished. The 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to reproduce the copyrighted work, to...
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  • The Various Types of Patent Rights
    Question 1: Introduction: Patent Right; is essentially a limited monopoly whereby the patent holder is granted the exclusive right to make, use, and sell the patented innovation for a limited period of time. According to Collins English dictionary a Patent Right is the right granted by a patent; especially the exclusive right to an invention. A patent is essentially a government grant to a person for the exclusive right to make, use, and sell his new and useful discovery, design, process,...
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  • Indian patent act - 2003 Words
    MODULE 4 INDIAN PATENT ACT—1970& 2004. FOREIGN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT ACT ,1999. • What is patent ?—A Patent is a intellectual property right relating to inventions and is the grant of exclusive right ,for limited period provided by govt ,to the patentee in exchange of full disclosure of his invention, for excluding others ,from making, using ,selling ,importing the patented product for those purpose. • Types of patents : 3 types. • 1. ordinary patent. • 2.patent of addition...
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  • The Evilness of Patent Trolls - 587 Words
    In order the thwart the evilness of Patent Trolls, the U.S. Patent office must implore new efforts into ending lackadaisical patent granting, Legislation and Judicial efforts must be tightened in order to lessen the financial appeal of trolling, and public industries must take the initiative by solving this problem with their own means by placing basic technological patents into the public domain. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is under great financial distress and must be aided in order...
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  • The Impact of Business Patent Methods
    Question 1: What, if any, is the likely impact of the Bilski case on future Business Method Patents? The Supreme Court unanimously agreed that Bilski's method patent for hedging risk in commodities trading did not meet the legal requirements. They also agreed that the Federal Circuit's "machine-or-transformation" test is not the sole test for what constitutes a process. However, the remainder of the decision is divided between the conservative majority and the liberal minority as to...
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  • History of the United States Patent Law
    ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES PATENT LAW * 2 History of United States Patent Law * 2.1 Patent Practice before Federal Patent Laws * 2.1.1 Case-specific Acts * 2.1.2 State-level General Patent Laws * 2.2 United States Federal Patent Laws * 2.2.1 Constitution * 2.2.2 Patent Act of 1790 * 2.2.3 Patent Act of 1793 *...
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  • Scientist: Patent and Sir Frank Whittle
    1. Who invented the BALLPOINT PEN? A. Biro Brothers Explanation: The Hungarian brothers, Laszlo and George Biro, made the first ball point pen in 1894. It followed the first workable fountain pen which was invented by L.E. Waterman in 1884. 2. In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated? A. 1950s Explanation: On September 12, 1958, Jack Kilby demonstrated the first working IC while working for Texas Instruments, although the U.S. patent office awarded the...
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  • Rule Utilitarianism: The Controversy behind Software Patents
    We live in a world where most humans act like sheep following the herd; most people would rather follow the crowd rather than think for themselves. From cheating on an exam to copying other people’s ideas, that seems to be the norm in our society: most people want the easy way out for everything, as thinking is actually hard to do. So for the very few people who do put effort into thinking and use their creativity to develop novel ideas and implement them through the commercialization of a...
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  • International Community Awards Patents for Green Energy Breakthough
    PressReleasePing International Community Awards Patents for Green Energy Breakthough A breakthrough in green energy power production has been awarded patents by the international community for a 'game-changing' power technology. International Community Awards Patents for Converting Air Ions into Electricity Dated: June 9th, 2014 Green Energy Breakthrough: ATLANTA, GA, June 09, 2014 /PressReleasePing/ -- The United States, Canada, China, Japan and Russia have awarded international...
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  • Law-Copyrights Patents Trademarks and Geographical Indication
    GLOSSARY The Patents Act, 2005 Section 2. (1) of the Patents Act, specifies the following terms, c. "Convention application" means an application for a patent made by virtue of section 135; d. "convention country" means a country or a country which is member of a group of countries or a union of countries or an Inter-governmental organization referred to as a convention country in section 133; j. "invention" means a new product or process involving an inventive step and...
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  • IMpact of CETA on Canadian pharmaceutical patent law
    Misha Benjamin Potential Impact of CETA on Canadian Patent Law CML 3351 – Directed Research University of Ottawa Law Faculty, Common Law Section Paper presented to Professor Elizabeth Judge Submitted December 16, 2001 Ottawa, Ontario   Potential Impact of CETA on Canadian Patent Law Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction 3 1.1 Patent Rights – A Balancing Act 3 1.2 Financial Impact of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights 4 1.3 Paper Outline 5 2.0 Current...
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  • Do Patents Encourage Innovation and Productivity Growth?
    Do Patents Encourage Innovation and Productivity Growth? I. Introduction While studying microeconomics we learned about the four different market structures including monopoly. That specific market structure is based on three assumptions: there is one seller, it sales a product for which no close substitutes exist, and there are extremely high barriers to entry. In theory of monopoly, we assume it is very hard (if not impossible) for a firm to enter the industry. Extremely high barriers keep...
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  • Apple vs Samsung Patent Battle a Threat to Innovation
    APPLE VS SAMSUNG PATENT BATTLE A THREAT TO INNOVATION Rather than innovate and develop its own technology and a unique Samsung style for its Smartphone product and computer tablets, Samsung choose to copy Apple's technology user interface and innovation style in these infringing products. Apple had accused Samsung of copying its intellectual property, including its very broad design patents for rectangular "electronic devices. And Apple wants to use those patents to stop its competitor from...
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  • Compulsary Licencing: Patient V/S Patent
    Compulsory Licensing: The Indian Scenario- Patent v/s Patient ABSTRACT: Compulsory licenses are involuntary contracts between willing buyer and unwilling seller imposed or enforced by the state. A compulsory license is a legal instrument designed to force intellectual property owners to license out their statutorily granted right to interested third parties capable of manufacturing the patented product at cheaper prices. Countries such as Brazil, Thailand and India have used the policy to...
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  • Term Paper: Intellectual Property Rights: Copyright and Patent
    Term Paper: Intellectual Property Rights: Copyright and Patent Copyrights and patents hold a major importance for business owners, and companies. I will discuss in detail what a copyright and patent are and the importance the two of them hold. What is Intellectual Property Rights; it refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce which leads to patents. What is a patent?...
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  • recent case analysis of norvatis judgment on patent law(in Tanzanian perspective)
    I AM…HODHAN MOHAMED ADAM BA LLB STUDENT NATIONALITY: TANZANIAN YEAR OF STUDIES: FIRST YEAR STUDENT OF LAW MY OPINION ON NORVATIS JUDGMENT IN PERSPECTIVE OF MY COUNTRY First I would like to commend the land mark decision by the Supreme Court of India in the case of Norvatis where the Supreme Court rejected a patent application made by drug manufacturer. Before going deep, I would first like to define the word ‘patent’. Patent is a document issued by a national government granting an...
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  • Noverties AG case on Patent Law its analysis on Natural jurisprudence
     Novartis AG v. Union of India (UOI) and Ors.; Natco Pharma Ltd. v. UoI & Ors.; M/S Cancer Patients Aid Association v. UoI & Ors. Submitted by RISHABH GUPTA Division- A Roll NO- 57. Class- 2013-1018 of Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA Symbiosis International University, PUNE In...
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  • Dulling the Current Edge: How Patent-Related Policies and Practices Hamper Innovation in China
    Dulling the Cutting-Edge: How PatentRelated Policies and Practices Hamper Innovation in China August 2012 Dan Prud’homme∗ Business Manger of the IPR Working Group and R&D Forum at the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (European Chamber), based in the Shanghai Office. Contact information: dprudhomme@europeanchamber.com.cn Acknowledgements: The author would especially like to thank the following members of the European Chamber’s IPR Working Group (WG) for their comments on this...
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  • A Study of the Role of Government of India in Helping Indian Pharma Industry Cope Up with the Challenges of Product Patent Regime
    European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences ISSN 1450-2275 Issue 13 (2008) © EuroJournals, Inc. 2008 http://www.eurojournalsn.com A Study of the Role of Government of India in Helping Indian Pharma Industry Cope up with the Challenges of Product Patent Regime Neeraj Dixit IES Management College, Bandra(W), Mumbai, India Tel: 91-22-26551616; Fax: 91-22-26551818 E-mail: dixitneeraj20012003@yahoo.co.in Abstract India has implemented the Product Patent regime from 1st...
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  • The Concept of Product Patent for Pharmaceutical Products Is Likely to Make Life Saving Medicine Beyond the Reach of the Poor and Deprived Section of the Society Around the World. a Number of African Countries Have Been
    STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT QUESTION: The concept of product patent for pharmaceutical products is likely to make life saving medicine beyond the reach of the poor and deprived section of the society around the world. A number of African countries have been the worst hit by the spective of AIDS. CIPLA an Indian Pharmaceutical Company has offered to market ant aids medicine at one length the cost at which it is sold by global pharmaceutical firm. However due to the product patent,...
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  • Priceline v. Microsoft - 2400 Words
     PRICELINE V. MICROSOFT CASE STUDY Julie Ciarlante Briefly describe the specifics of patent ‘056 described in Exhibit 1 and the various court decisions around the State Street Bank & Trust Co. vs. Signature Financial Group Inc. The Issue of this case was to determine whether or not Signature's claimed invention the “056 Patent”, a data processing system, is drawn to statutory subject topic under 35 U.S.C 101....
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  • Ttools Case Analysis - 2119 Words
    LAW ASSIGNMENT The aim of this essay is to asses the “ttools” case study (Kellog School of Management, 2006) and decide what would be the best alternative for the Hazzards to rely on, considering these alternatives: competition, negotiation, litigation or other. In order of being able to asses this case, it is important to understand certain terms. These are: Patent: “a set of exclusive rights granted by a state (national government) to an inventor or their assignee for a limited...
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  • Intellectual Property - Wipo - 8341 Words
    DG OVERVIEW. Couv. à plat-03 12.6.2003 14:35 Page 1 This Overview gives a brief summary of Intellectual Property – A Power Tool for Economic Growth by Kamil Idris, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The full text of the publication can be obtained in hard-backed paper copy or on CD-ROM from WIPO at the address below, or can be ordered through the Organization’s electronic bookshop (www.wipo.int/ebookshop). INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY A POWER TOOL...
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  • Dr. Narendran's Dilemma - 1387 Words
    DR. NARENDRAN’S DILEMMA Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the course WRITTEN ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATION – I To Dr. Narendran Director Indian Medicine (Siddha) College Chennai. Subject: Study of impact of commercialisation of Dr. Ramkumar’s formulation Respected Sir, As instructed by the director of WIMWI, I have comprehensively examined the background of IMC, its objectives, the scope of Dr. Ramkumar’s formulation and analysed the impact of...
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  • Amgen’s Epogen - 541 Words
    1) Describe Amgen’s patenting strategy. Evaluate its strengths and weakness Amgen first went after product patent, the strongest type of patent. But Amgen knew that it would be very difficult to get the product patent because it did not pass the test of “non-obviousness in the light prior art”. Therefore they also went after process patent. Now to increase the protection, Amgen also patented the starting material that is needed to produce EPO protein i.e. host cell and its vector. Strengths...
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  • Bowman vs. Monsanto - 273 Words
    Bowman vs. Monsanto Analysis Here, the petitioner, Vernon Bowman, went outside of the scope of the licensing agreement when he used the soy beans he obtained from the community seed harvest and recreated the patented seeds of Monsanto. Bowman used the defense of paten exhaustion; however, the Court did not agree with Bowman’s defense. Instead the Court stated that patent exhaustion did not allow Bowman to “make additional patent soybeans without Monsanto’s permission (either expressed or...
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  • challenges faced by management today
    MOI UNIVERSITY-COAST CAMPUS COURSE: BSC.HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT STUDENT NAME: NATHANIEL CHARO MENDZA REG.NO: HRM/3003/14 UNIT NAME: BUSINESS LAW UNIT CODE: BHR 101 TOPIC: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND PATENT LAWS -Presentation- Introduction. Intellectual property law is that type of law that protects the legal rights of creators and owners in relation to intellectual activity. It lets people own the work they create. Intellectual property rights (IPR) are...
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  • Big Idea - 1222 Words
    Lean Thinking: Step 1 Value: In an extremely competitive toy industry; Michael Collins came up with the BIG Idea group (BIG). The purpose of this group is to find a way to exist in this industry, while making profits and achieving objectives. The objective is to process the idea as a resource and transform a valuable product into a highly profitable business (Economies of scales). According to Collins, “The basic concept (company Policy) was to create a company that would tap into the...
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  • Incentive mechanism for innovations - 11293 Words
    IAPR Technical Paper Series Incentive mechanisms for innovation Aidan Hollis∗ Department of Economics University of Calgary June 2007 Technical Paper No. TP-07005 Institute for Advance Policy Research University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta Canada http://www.iapr.ca ∗ James Love got me started on this project and I have appreciated his encouragement and his criticisms. The paper has benefited from the comments of my colleagues at the University of Calgary, particularly...
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  • Invention Business Plan Success
    Develop a versatile invention business plan for use by invention hunts, licening agents, engineers, provisional patents, etc. See actual examples. Overview As an experienced inventor, I’ve learned that an idea is not perceived as a viable business opportunity until it can be effectively communicated on paper (or any other readable format). No matter how great your idea is, most people expect that you have it written down. When I was new to inventing, I had no idea what that meant. I...
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  • Professional Ethics and Responsibility-the Cipla Case
    Professional Ethics and Responsibility SUBMISSION Firstly let us know what an intellectual property means? The property which an individual has is his inventions and creations and these his intellectual properties...so intellectual property is creation of mind let it be a symbol or a design or an artistic, literary work.... These properties can be categorized as; • Industrial properties like patents, trademarks. • Copyrights which mean the right to copy and use the...
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  • Indian Pharmaceutical Sector Analysis
    INTERNSHIP REPORT ON THE INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY PREPARED BY: VEDANT AHIR BFIA – 3 1 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT It would be unfair on my part if I do not pay due gratitude to the people who have been supportive till the end and have finally helped my project to come to an end. With this I would like to thank all those who have been the support system throughout the duration of my internship and for the completion of this project. Firstly, I would like to thank Mr. Varun Khandelwal who...
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  • Reach Through Claims - 3567 Words
    Reach-through claims This article explains what a “reach-through” claim is and then discusses the patentability of reach-through claims. The patentability of reach-through claims has particular importance for the protection of fundamental research which could be used in the subsequent development of biological or chemical therapeutic entities. This topic is important not just in terms of the protection of fundamental research inventions in these areas, but is also important in terms of...
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  • Project Pickings - 1127 Words
    CASE 8.2 PROJECT PICKINGS Tazer, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, entered the pharmaceutical market 12 years ago with the introduction of six new drugs. Five of the six drugs were simply permutations of existing drugs and therefore did not sell very heavily. The sixth drug, however, addressed hypertension and was a huge success. Since Tazer had a patent on the hypertension drug, it experienced no competition, and profits from the hypertension drug alone kept Tazer in business....
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  • Otis Boykin - 384 Words
    His most noteworthy inventions were the wire precision resistor and a control unit for the pacemaker. Who is the man that invented these items? This man name is Otis Frank Boykin. He was born on August 29, 1920, in Dallas, Texas. His mother Sarah was a homemaker while his father Walter was a carpenter, who later became a minister. He didn’t have any siblings. Otis attended Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, Texas where he was a valedictorian. He graduated in 1938 and then went on to...
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  • Intellectual Property Law: A Course Outline by Catholic University of Eastern Africa
    CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA (CUEA) FACULTY OF LAW BACHELOR OF LAWS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW COURSE OUTLINE AND NOTES BY: WILSON MAROTSE MULEI PhD candidate (JKUAT) ,LLM (London), LLB (Moi), Dip. Law (KSL) Attorney at Law, EAC Intellectual Property Law Contents Chapter 1 Copyright Copyright works Subject matter Criteria for protection Authors and owners Authors and first owners Duration of copyright protections Infringement of copyright Nature...
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  • Thomas Crapper - 362 Words
     Thomas Crapper Thomas Crapper exact date of born is unknown but he was baptized on September 28, 1836; died January 27, 1910. Crapper was a plumber who founded Thomas Crapper & Co in London. At 14 years of age he was apprenticed to a Master Plumber in Chelsea, London. After serving his apprenticeship and then working as a journeyman, he set up in his own right in 1861 as a plumber in Robert Street, Chelsea. Crapper did not invent the flush toilet. He did, however, do much to increase the...
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