Patent war – ROCHE v. CIPLA

Patent war – ROCHE v. CIPLA

  Patent has been defined under the Indian Patent Act as “a patent for any invention granted under this Act.” However for the sake of convenience and brevity, considering the definition of term patent as articulated by Justice Black in the dictionary as “A patent is a legal document which provides protection to the ideas […]

Don’t fight the patent, fight the infringement

Don’t fight the patent, fight the infringement

  “Food is the very heart of freedom. How can people be free if they can’t feed themselves without getting sued for patent violations?”  Daniel Suarez Patent infringement is a self-explanatory term which defines itself as a prohibited act (such as using, producing, manufacturing, etc.) with respect of a granted patent without prior permission or […]

INTERNET CONTENT IS NOT FREE

INTERNET CONTENT IS NOT FREE

  “Getting information off internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant” Mitchell Kapor Plagiarism: Plagiarism is an ethical issue which involves using the work of another author without crediting the credentials to the author. Justice Black defines plagiarism as “The act of appropriating the literary composition of another, or parts or passages of his […]

Patent war – BAJAJ V. TVS

Patent war – BAJAJ V. TVS

BAJAJ V. TVS “A patent, or invention, is any assemblage of technologies or ideas that you can put together that nobody put together that way before. That’s how the patent office defines it. That’s an invention.” -Dean Kamen These days with the advancement of the technologies and the demand of the society every industry is […]

Patent war – Apple vs Samsung

Patent war – Apple vs Samsung

  Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. was a great patent war regarding the design of smartphones and tablet computers; between the two giants i.e. Apple and Samsung. The companies had made more than half of smartphones sold worldwide as of July 2012. In 2011, Apple had initiated proceedings against Samsung on grounds of patent infringement. Apple by virtue of […]