Region: India

The biggest Asia-Pacific IP stories of 2021

Beyond China, there was a lot going on in a market that is home to some of the world’s most important patent-producing businesses

21 December 2021

PepsiCo suffers big loss following David-vs-Goliath battle with Indian farmers

India revokes company’s exclusive right to potato variety used in Lay’s chips, in case that illustrates limits of country’s agricultural IP protections

10 December 2021

Survey results show growing use of inventor remuneration policies in India

KPMG report finds strong support for a national law on a compensation for inventors to spur more and higher-quality domestic patent activity

07 December 2021

Talks over covid vaccine IP waiver appear increasingly futile

Saturday Opinion: The prospect of an international agreement on the proposed suspension of TRIPS now appears vanishingly small

23 October 2021

Private practice leadership roundtable

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

Creation of an IP division in Delhi is superficial for now, but could pay dividends in the long run

The new specialist court is a good signal for India even if its practical effects in the short term will be limited

07 August 2021

Delhi High Court ruling against AstraZeneca could spell trouble for pharma innovators

A recent decision puts selection drug patents in jeopardy

29 July 2021

New IP division at Delhi High Court is another step forward for Indian patent litigation

Judges announced for new bench that will handle patent office appeals as well as infringement litigation

09 July 2021

Nokia launches patent litigation against Oppo across Europe and Asia

The two companies have been re-negotiating a 2018 licensing deal covering wireless technologies

08 July 2021

Patenting activity in India remains strong despite pandemic

Indian Patent Office also largely maintained its efficiency gains during 2020, after years of investment in examination capacity

29 June 2021

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