VSK & CO Team has a very extensive expose on Intellectual Property Rights – IPR Processing.
IPR – as a collective term includes the following independent IP rights, which can be collectively used for protecting different aspects of an inventive work for multiple protection.
- Patents Registration
- Copyrights Registration
- Trademarks Registration
- Registered (Industrial) Design Registration
- Protection of IC layout Design Registration
- Geographical Indications (GI) Registration
- TRADE SECRETS (Protection of undisclosed information) Registration
A Trademark is a distinctive sign that identifies certain goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. Trademarks may be one or a combination of words, letters and numerals. They may also consist of drawings, symbols, three-dimensional signs such as shape and packaging of goods, or colors used as a distinguishing feature.
The services provided by the IPR Group includes: Trademark searches and availability opinions – Trademark filing and prosecution Opposition proceedings – Trademark licensing and franchising – Trademark audit and portfolio management – Domain name advice and registration – Domain Name Disputes Protection and enforcement (Litigation) – Anti-counterfeiting measures
Patent is one of the core practice areas of the firm. The IPR Group advises clients on various fields of technology which include Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, and Healthcare, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics inventions. The services offered include: Feasibility and availability searches Drafting of Patent specifications for domestic and offshore jurisdictions Patent Filing and prosecution Freedom to Operate Opinions Protection and enforcement issues licensing and Cross-Licensing contracts Intellectual Property audits/due diligence exercises.
A Patent is an exclusive right granted by a country to the owner of an invention to make, use, manufacture and market the invention, provided the invention satisfies certain conditions stipulated in the law.
These laws may relate to health, safety, food, security, etc. Further, existing patents in similar areas may also come in the way. A patent in the law is a property right adhere, which can be gifted, inherited, assigned, sold or licensed.
Copy Rights The IPR Group advises clients on a wide range of Copyright issues including Copyright infringement on the Internet and issues pertaining to Satellite Broadcasting.
Copyright is a right that is available for creating an original literary or dramatic or musical or artistic work. Cinematographic films, including sound track and video films, and recordings on discs, tapes, perforated roll or other devices are covered by copyrights.
Copyright gives the creator of the work the right to reproduce the work, make copies, translate, adapt, sell or give on hire and communicate the work to the public.
Any of these activities done without the consent of the author or his assignee is considered infringement of the copyright.
Copyright clearance and opinions Copyright protection and enforcement Broadcast and entertainment law advice Packaging and labeling advice Anti-counterfeiting measures Negotiating and drafting Licensing arrangements.
Geographical Indications (GI) Registration
IPR – A Geographical Indication (GI) is a name or sign used on products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin (e.g. a town, region, or country). The use of a geographical indication, as a type of indication of source, acts as a certification that the product possesses certain qualities, is made according to traditional methods, or enjoys a certain reputation, due to its geographical origin.
The GI tag ensures that none other than those registered as authorized users (or at least those residing inside the geographic territory) are allowed to use the popular product name.
Registered (industrial) design and Protection of IC layout design
Designs India has enacted a fresh legislation on the law of Industrial Designs enshrining WTO obligations and providing new opportunities to the Industry to register and exploit novel Designs. The services offered in this area includes: General opinions on availability of Design protection Infringement analysis Design filing and prosecution, protection and enforcement.
TRADE SECRETS / Protection of Undisclosed Information
IPR – Trade secret points toward a formula, pattern, any instrument or design that is kept confidential and through which any business or trade can edge over its rival and can enjoy economic gain. Trade secrets can be anything from a chemical compound, manufacturing process, design or preserving materials or even a list of consumers or clients. It is also known as “confidential information” or “classified information.”
New Business Startup
After Government Of India Initiated Startup-India Programme to Encourage Small Investors, Business Enthusiastic’s, Local Incubation centers and many more small businesses are emerging everyday. By this initiation many micro scale and small scale industries are generating employment, also these sectors are boosting the growth of Nation Economy.
Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong ecosystem that is conducive for the growth of startup businesses, to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. The Government through this initiative aims to empower startups to grow through innovation and design.
Several programs have been undertaken since the launch of the initiative on 16th of January, 2016 by Honorable Prime Minister, to contribute to his vision of transforming India into a country of job creators instead of job seekers. These programs have catalyzed the startup culture, with startups getting recognized through the Startup India initiative and many entrepreneurs availing the benefits of starting their own business in India.
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