India: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2020

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Detailed articles exploring the key themes that emerge across the IP lifecycle in India.


In-house roundtable: innovation management

Sagacious Research
On the sidelines of IPBC India 2019 in Bengaluru, IAM and Sagacious IP brought together senior innovation executives from companies around the world to discuss the Indian market.

Single-colour trademarks – enforcement of Christian Louboutin’s ‘red sole’ trademark

Anand and Anand
It is recognised across various jurisdictions around the world that a colour, either standing alone or in combination with another colour, can function as a trademark and is registerable.

The patent opposition process in India

Patent opposition, if used appropriately, can act as an important tool to prevent the grant of frivolous patents.

The Bolar exception in India

Perfexio Legal
India is considered by many to be the world’s pharmacy because it is a leading supplier of affordable drugs and enjoys an important position in the global pharmaceuticals sector.

Dealing with compulsory licensing in India

Rahul Chaudhry & Partners
A compulsory licence is a licence or authorisation issued by the government to an applicant for making, using and selling a patented product or employing a patented process without the consent of the patentee.

Protecting intellectual property in media and broadcasting

Inttl Advocare
The Indian media and broadcasting industry has grown by leaps and bounds in the past three decades.

India market analysis

With a population in excess of 1.2 billion, India is anticipated to surpass China to become the most populous country on earth as early as 2024 – and yet, many interviewees say that the fifth-largest economy is far from reaching its full potential in IP generation and protection.

Highlights from India’s IP office annual report 2017 to 2018

Patent applications filed at India’s IP office increased by 5.3% during 2017-2018.