Provisional vs. Complete patent specification

Jyoti SarmaPatents0 Comments

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When an applicant wishes to obtain patent right for his/her invention, it is required to disclose the invention to the patent office through a patent specification drafted in a specific format. As I have already mentioned in my previous blog that there are two different types of drafting a patent specification, I will now focus on the pros and cons of … Read More

Premoney and Postmoney Valuation

Phil M RajuUncategorized0 Comments

“The world is terribly apt to take people at their own valuations” -Amelia B Edwards This is the reason that there can be no set formula or method to value something. Premoney valuation and Postmoney valuation are terms that have evolved due to the evolution of this new startup culture and the increase in the number of people wanting to … Read More

What to do if your trademark is copied?

Nikhil SrivastavaTrademarks0 Comments

As a business owner, one of the most important things to look out for is somebody impersonating your brand or trade mark. A brand that you have possibly spent large sum of money on to create, strengthen, and establish in your field of business. In today’s interconnected world and the subsequent rise of e-commerce, the possibility of somebody using your … Read More

International patent application – Things you should know

Vanitha BoraiahPatents0 Comments

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If you are an Indian resident and your invention or your novel product is catered to markets of multiple countries or if you are thinking to expand your business overseas, then it is highly recommended to file patent application internationally in all those countries to show the monopoly over the invention. I am often asked these common set of questions … Read More

Affirmative rights in a term sheet

Namratha KrishnanAgreements0 Comments

Deal- Yes/No

It is common for every investor to be concerned about the level of risk associated with the investment to be made in any company, despite conducting due diligence before deciding on the investment. One way of protecting investor interest is by signing a “term sheet” with the promoters of the company. A term sheet is one of the basic documents … Read More

Foreign Filing License and its importance

Shweta HiremathPatents0 Comments

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Once the patent application is filed, it gives regional right pertaining to India and not global right to make use of the invention everywhere. If an inventor or applicant desires to make use of the invention outside that India, then patent application needs to be filed in those specific countries. Why file patent application in foreign countries? If the inventor … Read More

Guidelines on drafting Indian Patent application

Jyoti SarmaPatents0 Comments

Patent Drafting in India

Once the patent search process for your invention is done and if the invention is found to have higher chances of getting a patent grant, you may decide on going ahead with the filing of patent application. In order to file a Patent application, the application needs to be drafted in a clear, precise and detailed description about the invention … Read More

How to decide trademark classes for your business?

Bhavana SundararajTrademarks0 Comments

Trademark classes and categorization for your business

Finding the right class of goods and services for you is a quintessential aspect of the trademark registration process. It is most important to ensure that you decide on the right trademark class/es to get an appropriate protection for the goods manufactured or services rendered by you. Trademark Classification System Based on your business domain, you may choose the class … Read More

Criteria to distribute equity among co-founders?

Namratha KrishnanAgreements0 Comments

Many a time just a random idea may formulate into a business when two or more people discuss the idea and work towards it. If such an idea transforms into a business, the biggest question such entrepreneurs face is how the equity must be shared among the founders’. No doubt it’s a tough decision to make and may even end … Read More

Advantages of Trademark Protected

Pranay RajputTrademarks0 Comments

Brand Value

The great businessman Jeff Bezos once said “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well”. Trademark protection is a very important tool for the modern day businessman. Trademark is a way by which you can protect your brand identification in order to prohibit others from using … Read More