Monthly Archives: March 2011

Business Method Patents

Business method patents cover a class of technology or processes used on a regular basis either within any commercial or non-commercial organization, or being offered by the same to external users. In the simplest terms, something as simple as presenting … Continue reading

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Claim to Fame: Alternative Language Claims in Patents

Introduction Patent documents, when submitted finally to various patent offices, often contain a claims section, which is effectively the heart of the document. The claims in a patent application are the protection sought by the applicant, by means of the … Continue reading

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Bajaj v TVS – Is there anything to (DT)sigh about?

Sivaraman Vaidyanathan, Barrister-At-Law Well there is not really much to sigh about so long as you’re not associated with Bajaj or TVS. The looming Bajbaj v TVS battle is probably the biggest domestic dispute in the history of the Indian … Continue reading

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Traditional Knowledge [Ayurveda]

Ayurveda means the “science of life”. The word, ayurveda is composed of two words of Sanskrit, ayur (meaning life) and veda (meaning knowledge). Thus Ayurveda is a medical science of Ancient India. This ancient healing system has three foci: 1) … Continue reading

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Intellectual Branding

I just wanted to write a quick note on Intellectual Branding, a subject we will develop as the year goes on. I get asked this question a lot about how to gain mileage if innovation is the heart-beat of a … Continue reading

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