E- Filing of Application for Registration of Geographical Indications in India

Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks issued public notice dated 11 March 2015 launching electronic filing of application for registration of Geographical Indication (GI) in India. Now the application for registration of GI can be submitted online to the Registrar of GI through the official portal at www.ipindia.gov.in or www.ipindia.nic.in. The payment for the same can be done through net banking, Credit cards and Debit Cards. Pertinently the same digital signature already registered for Trade mark, Patents or Design can be used for login and authentication into e-filing system of GI. Source: http://www.ipindia.nic.in/iponew/publicNotice_11March2015.pdf Read More

First time in India – Free IPR Clinic for Indian Startups – by Khurana & Khurana Advocates & IP Attorney

Even though Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Innovation and knowledge protection is emerging to be a key driver in businesses, very few startups have the proper information and understanding of IPR, let alone the approach to forming an optimal IPR strategy for their business.  Thus, as a leader and torch bearer in the IPR services Industry, we, Khurana & Khurana Advocates & IP Attorneys have decided to shoulder the responsibility of strengthening the IPR arsenal of Startups in India by conducting two weeks of free IPR clinics for startups, and use all our experience in dealing with Startups and Individual Inventors... Read More