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How to Install Digital signature ⇒ Register ⇒ Login for India Patents e-Filing

Indian Patent office has started the Agent registration procedure, and the registration certificates will be assigned soon. Here is a step-by-step guide on how one can seamlessly Install the Digital signature ⇒ Register ⇒ Login for e-Filing India Patents. =============================================================== Section A: Obtaining a Digital Signature Certificate Section B: Setting up your Computer to use...
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Registration as India Patent Agent for the Candidates qualified per Section 126(1)(c)

Congratulations!  everyone who passed the Patent Agent Examination 2018. And the others who unfortunately did not qualify this time, our good wishes! with them for the next time the Patent Agent Examination rolls around. We wish the notification comes again in 2019!   We advise everyone to apply online whoever has not already applied in physical...
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Utility Models

The definition of “Utility model” is much the same as a patent, many ways it is very same as a patent protection. Utility model is often referred to as "Petty Patents," “Short-term Patents,” “Fast IP rights,” or "Innovation patents." A utility model is an exclusive right granted for an invention to an inventor or applicant, which allows the right holder...
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India Patent Agent Examination 2018 – Question Papers I and II; Answer Keys to Paper I

The recently conducted "written test" of Patent Agent Examination on October 28, 2018 has witnessed more aspirants to become patent agents (the qualified candidates from this written test will be called for viva-voce after about a month).  An indication of the rising awareness of patenting in India, together with the India Patent Office' effort to...
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Samsung’s just 5 days’ income would suffice to pay US$539 Million as damages to Apple

Almost seven years after Apple originally sued Samsung in 2011 for infringing its smartphone patents, the Federal District Court in San Jose, California has given its verdict that Samsung pays US$539 million to Apple for using Apple’s Utility and Design patents. This includes US$533.3 million for Samsung’s agreed violation of Apple’s design patents and US$5.3...
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When physicians used to press their ears on the patient’s chest?

It all happened in 1816. French doctor René Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec’s (1781–1826) at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris was not comfortable to press his ear on a young female patient’s breasts, and tap her chest hard with his fingers, which was a common practice in the medical fraternity until then. The shy doctor René...
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Wound Care – Dickson’s treatment for his young wife Josephine

Earle Ensign Dickson (E E Dickson) was born on October 10, 1892 in Grandview, Tennessee. After earning his BA from Yale University in Connecticut in 1913, he graduated from Lowell Textile Institute, Massachusetts in 1914. In 1916, Dickson joined Chicopee Manufacturing Company in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts as a cotton buyer. The same year, 1916, the Chicopee Manufacturing...
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Hollywood from New Jersey to California

The early days of the American movie industry approximately in the period of 1890 to 1910 was not the present Hollywood. Rather it was  in the Fort Lee–Coytesville area in New Jersey. What made Hollywood to move from Fort Lee - New Jersey to Los Angeles - California? Or there were some other underlying causes?? It's the fact that Thomas...
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LED bulb was priced at $200 a piece before 1970

At least now the commonplace LED, itself definitive enough. The Light-Emitting-Diode is an electric element normally used in electronic devices that emits light based on the principle of electroluminescence when connected to DC (direct current). An LED can emit light not only in visible range, but also in infrared and ultraviolet spectra? It has been...
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States Party to the PCT and the Paris Convention by Year 2017

Certain countries are members of the Paris Convention, but not a member of the PCT. And some countries are not party to any of these two treaties. The Paris Convention allows inventors and applicants to file a patent in the home (own) country first, and within twelve months time after this initial date of filing file...
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