It’s been a few years now since I wrote my first appreciation for the folks at gener8tor. Back then, they had just launched, and yours truly was surprised (albeit very pleasantly) that they had gotten not just off the ground but had achieved some sort of… 465 more words
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After Years of Waiting, Your or Your Competitor's Patent Application May Quickly Issue in Brazil. Are You Ready?
The Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial (INPI), also known as the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO), may soon automatically grant approximately 231,000 currently pending patent applications in an effort to reduce the backlog of unexamined patent applications that have plagued the office for years. 491 more words
On December 22, 2016, Turkey adopted a new IP Code of Property no. 6769 IP (IP Code), which repealed and replaced the Decree Laws on Patents and Utility Models, on Trademark and Service Marks, on Industrial Designs, and on Geographical Indications (Decree Law). 919 more words
On December 2, 2016, the Delhi High Court struck down Section 24(5) of the Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001 (Act) as unconstitutional in Prabhat Agri Biotech Ltd. 2,219 more words