July 24, 2019 1:08 am
At the same time, global innovation landscape is faced with hurdles of increasingly protectionist measures by countries, which has impacted foreign investment, WIPO director general Francis Gurry said.
August 14, 2018 10:38 am
In comparison to international standards, where a patent is awarded in three years, in India it can take anywhere between five and eight years, one of the main reasons being manpower shortage to scan the patent applications piling up.
December 08, 2017 6:09 pm
Top automakers are now entering patent battles, as they try to enable their vehicles with cutting-edge technology features being provided by Silicon Valley companies.
November 27, 2017 7:27 pm
EU regulators are set to unveil patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm, Ericsson and other patent holders despite intense lobbying by Apple, German carmakers and other users.
January 08, 2014 4:54 pm
Globally, India ranks 7th, China tops list of most patent applications.
April 24, 2012 1:22 am
Microsoft,which just bought patents from AOL for $1 billion,is now turning around and selling most of them to Facebook for $550 million