Greetings to MCPaIRSTM subscribers. In this issue we intend to update you with the detailed analysis of patent data along with some interesting new patents published for this quarter.
This quarter Indian Patent Office (IPO) has published around 12187 patent applications and granted 2661 patents.
Based on the detailed patent analysis in this second quarter of 2017, we found that QUALCOMM INCORPORATED tops the applicants list by publishing more than 583 patents. The majority of the inventions are on ‘Arrangements affording multiple use of the transmission path - H04L5/00 and Information retrieval; Database structures therefore; File system structures therefore (data processing systems or methods specially adapted for administrative, commercial, financial managerial, supervisory or forecasting purposes)- G06F17/30. You can quickly check the other top applicants, most active inventors and the most prominent IPC codes in below sections. Click on ‘My MCPaIRSTM ’ to discover more interesting analysis of patent publication patterns for this quarter.
We bring to you detailed sector analysis charts for Plastic Road technology patents compiled from all the patents published till now.
A unique presentation of the search report, in the format that "we" can comprehend the results best, was suggested to us by the Molecular Connections’ IP team. This was of immense help for us to easily understand the patent landscape in the area of “Solid dispersion / solid solution in the matrix of TTS”. Thank you for being innovative as always and adaptive to our requests!!!”
Indian Patent Office rejects Google's invention of voice-to-text technology
Indian Patent Office observed that the invention is not patentable under the Section 2(1)(j) of The Patents Act, 1970, which states that an invention requires an inventive step and capable of industrial application, and Section 3(K), which states that a mathematical or business method or a computer programme or algorithms are not patentable.
Biennial Action Plan signed between Controller General of IPO and Deputy Commissioner of JPO, for 2017-2019
The biennial action plan aims at exchange of information on search and examination practices, organizing awareness in both countries to facilitate promotion, creation and commercialization of IP Assets besides training courses for newly recruited examiners, other officials, persons engaged in IP related matters in public/private organization, academic institutions, R&D Institutions, Startups, MSMEs, and newly registered patent agents, etc.
Public Notice - RO (Receiving Office) of the IPO (Indian patent Office) will not accept fees in the form of Demand Draft w.e.f. 01/05/2017.
The applicants filing International Applications under PCT at Indian Patent Office as receiving office and selecting Indian Patent office as International Searching (ISA) and Examining Authority (IPEA, are hereby directed to remit the payment of the fees as prescribed in the attached fifth schedule, as amended in 2016 of the patent rules, except handling fees (to be deposited to IB) and Late payment fees(RO/IN), by online transfer to the account of the "Controller of Patents", maintained at Central Bank of India, mentioning the International application number, and submit the copy of the corresponding CBR against each International application at RO/IN, ISA/IN, IPEA/IN, as soon as the payment is made but not later than 5 working days. The fee in INR is required to be paid by online transfer through the online payment portal. The account of the "Controller of patents", maintained at Central Bank of India is accessible through online portal.
Accordingly the Receiving Office (RO) shall discontinue receiving/accepting the payment in the demand drafts with respect to the ISA/IN, IPEA/IN fees with effect from 01/05/2017.
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