Stempeutics Research receives patent for critical limb ischemia treatment method
"The US patent is for the method of treating ischemia by administering pooled allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells," Stempeutics Research said in a statement. Critical Limb Ischemia is a severe blockage in the arteries which results in reduced blood flow which in turn may result in poor quality of life.
Bajaj, TVS Motor settle all cases related to patent infringement
The settlement also includes defamation suit against Bajaj Auto filed by TVS...
China accounts for nearly half global patent filings: UN
U.N.'s World Intellectual Property Organization has said that China accounted for 1.54 million patent filings last year globally, nearly half of the total global patent filings. The US ranked se...
Patents crucial for India to bridge tech gap with US and China
India spent just 0.7% of its GDP in 2016-17 on R&D. Japan, US and China spent 3.2%, 2.8% and 2.1%.
Govt eases rules for patents filed by women, govt departments, patent protection abroad
The department has also incentivised Indian companies to file patents abroad.
Biocon Biologics debuts in Asia IP Elite list
Biocon, the Bengaluru-headquartered bio-pharma firm and the parent company for Biocon Biologics, has has been recognised as the ASIA IP ELITE for the fourth year in a row. Biocon’s subsidiary received this award at the recently concluded IP Business Congress Asia in Tokyo, Japan. Biocon Biologics has a product pipeline of 28 molecules.
Mphasis awarded US patent for AI system for cognitive analysis of data
The patent relates to leveraging machine learning algorithms to analyse free text from a variety of communication channels.
AICTE to take up patent rights for on-campus inventions issue with commerce ministry
The 23-page draft model guidelines on implementation of the IPR policy in an academic institution have been prepared by the commerce ministry's Cell for IPR Promotion and Management.
Hindustan Zinc receives its first European patent
US and Indian patent application on this technology are also under processing, the statement added. The grant of patent provides recognition of the quality of the innovation being carried at HZL.
Sun, CSIR-IICT Ink Global Licensing Pact for Patents
'This collaboration with CSIRIICT for developing new drugs is part of our broader strategy for enhancing our global specialty pipeline.'
Patent filings rise as Indian IT cos look to raise their game
In a world of rapid change, patents ensure that an emerging tech is not being walled off by others.
Telecom Minister Sanjay Dhotre urges investments to create patents in 5G
"There is need of robust investment of industry in 5G innovation," he said.
Rivigo granted US patent for its driver relay system
"Our global first relay model being recognized by the USPTO is an endorsement of our pilot-first model predicated on innovation at a technological and human level," said Gazal Kalra, co-founder, Rivigo.
View: Tackle the factors that make India uncompetitive, long-term growth’s greatest threat
Politicians are giving no priority to restoring that competitiveness, and instead are falling back on protectionist nostrums, raising import duties on dozens of items year after year. This threatens to sink India’s long-term prospects.
Natco, Onyx settle cancer drug patent litigation
The Indian generic drug maker had partnered with Breckenridge Pharmaceutical for marketing its Carfilzomib injection in the US market.
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