Region: India

Data the key focus of big tech inroads in India

Investments by Facebook and Silver Lake in telecoms leader Reliance Jio bring lively discussion over data ownership to the fore

05 May 2020

Private equity investor buys majority stake in IP pioneer Ocean Tomo

New capital will help Chicago-based business scale-up as it looks to develop new marketplace, says firm's head Jim Malackowski; possible expansion of international arm into India and Brazil also being considered

24 April 2020

Fractus global licensing campaign continues with US suit against TCL

Barcelona-based antenna pioneer accuses the Chinese manufacturer of Alcatel-branded appliances of infringing seven patents in case filed in the Eastern District of Texas

08 April 2020

No absolute bar on the patenting of AI and blockchain inventions in India

Recent Delhi High Court ruling reaffirms that the door is open for some types of software patents

06 April 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing

26 March 2020

Supreme Court order restarts Indian patent appeals

After some foot-dragging by the government, Justice Manmohan Singh is given six months to continue clearing a crushing backlog of IP Appeals Board cases

11 March 2020

Patent eligibility in medical diagnostics

Experts from around the world share their insights on patent-eligible subject matter.

04 March 2020

Statistics from 2019 show Indian courts provide quick relief in patent cases

Figures collected by IP firm Remfry & Sagar show that plaintiffs across pharma and high tech were rarely denied interim injunctions outright

04 March 2020

India’s Competition Act may soon get an amendment friendly to SEP owners

New language would balance the rights of patent owners against competition concerns in abuse of dominance cases

03 March 2020

India Inc's increasing exposure to the licensing world poses big challenges

Reliance Industries, Wipro and other tech players discussed the barriers to getting an out-licensing programme up and running at IPBC India in Bengaluru

27 February 2020

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