Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”, USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy and extra
In this week’s Patent News – Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”, RGNIIPM points up to date discover on Online Joint IPR Workshops; Cisco Systems to pay $1.9 billion by the use of damages to Centripetal Networks; Sharp Corp and Daimler signal patent licensing settlement; USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy; South Africa and India search waiver of IP provisions underneath the TRIP’s Agreement from the WTO.
INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES
Delhi High Court seeks inputs on “Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020”
According to a notification printed by the High Court of Delhi final week, the Court is within the strategy of framing Rules underneath Section 158 of the Patents Act, 1970 and has due to this fact invited members of the Bar to undergo the draft guidelines printed as on 30.09.2020 and supply their feedback / solutions throughout the 6th of November 2020. All feedback or solutions could also be despatched to the workplace of the Registrar General of the High court docket of Delhi by e-mail at [email protected]
The discover and the draft guidelines could also be accessed here.
The draft guidelines are a primary of its form and cope with declare building briefs, invalidity briefs, infringement briefs, creation of a panel of scientific advisors, obligatory mediation amongst a number of others.
RGNIIPM points up to date discover on Online Joint IPR Workshops
The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM) is conducting various on-line coaching workshops on IPR, primarily based on requests obtained from members and organizations. The Institute has proposed to conduct the next sorts of on-line workshops –
- Online workshops on IPR – Patents (Duration – 1 hour, price’s is not going to be charged)
- Online joint webinar/workshop on numerous matters of IPR (Duration – half a day, INR 10,000/- for no less than 25 members)
- Online joint webinars on numerous matters of IPR (Duration – 1 day, INR 25,000/- for no less than 25 members)
You might click on here for extra data.
PATENT INFRINGEMENT NEWS UPDATES
Cisco Systems to pay $1.9 billion by the use of damages to Centripetal Networks
The U.S District Court of Virginia lately awarded Centripetal Networks, a cyber-security firm, an award of $1.9 billion by the use of damages after discovering Cisco Systems to be responsible of patent infringement. As per stories, the award of damages – $755.eight million was elevated two and a half instances after discovering that the infringement was “willful and egregious.” Cisco has additionally been requested to pay 10% royalties with regard to the sale of sure merchandise, for 3 years and 5% royalties for an extra three-year interval.
Sharp Corp and Daimler signal patent licensing settlement
Japanese multinational firm, Sharp Corporation has entered right into a patent licensing settlement associated to an car communications expertise with Daimler AG, the famed German automotive multinational. As reported by Reuters, the businesses entered right into a licensing deal after Sharp Corp gained a patent infringement dispute, towards Daimler, in Germany.
INTERNATIONAL PATENT NEWS UPDATES
USPTO publishes report on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy
On 6th October, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) printed a report titled “Public Views on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy.” As per the official press launch, the report focuses on the views of stakeholders on the influence of AI on areas resembling – IP panorama, patents, logos, copyrights, commerce secrets and techniques and points associated to the safety of databases. Further, the report signifies that a big portion of the stakeholders imagine that the prevailing authorized system in the usA is properly ready to deal with the issues posed by AI.
You might click on here to entry the complete report.
India and South Africa search waiver of IP provisions underneath the TRIP’s Agreement from the WTO
India and South Africa have moved the World Trade Organization (WTO) to hunt waiver of IPR provisions for growing nations to allow them to fabricate and import COVID 19 medication. On October 2nd, 2020, the nations approached WTO, by the technique of a letter, to globally waive Sections 1, 4, 5 and seven of Part II and enforcement of those sections underneath PART III of the TRIP’s Agreement. An excerpt from the letter reads – “As new diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines for COVID-19 are developed, there are significant concerns (over) how these will be made available promptly, in sufficient quantities and at (an) affordable price to meet the global demand.” According to stories, the nations haven’t proposed the anticipated variety of years for the waiver to stay in impact.
Authored and compiled by Vibha Amarnath & Gaurav Mishra
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