Greetings to our subscribers!! Molecular Connections' latest IP newsletter intends to update you with the detailed analysis of patent data along with few interesting new patents published in this quarter.
In this quarter (April - June, 2018), Indian Patent Office (IPO) has published around 10497 patent applications and granted 3109 patents.
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) tops the applicants list by publishing more than 234 patents. The majority of the inventions fall under these classes:
Other top applicants, most active inventors and the most prominent IPC codes can also be viewed in this section. Click on ‘My MCPaIRSTM ’and discover more interesting analysis of patent publication patterns for this quater.
The objective of the search was to find Semiconductor Processing Technology in LIDAR and RADAR domain. The search was carried out for the Patents/Application which was published in April 2018. Based on the search few key insights have been identified.
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Apple and Samsung Settle Patent Dispute Proving Patent Litigation Doesn’t Hinder Consumer Access
Legal dispute between Apple and Samsung settle their epic battle - the great smartphone patent war which was filed in 10 different countries and even in US Supreme Court with a pair of orders for dismissing current litigation in U.S. federal district courts. One order of dismissal entered in the District of Delaware and the other order of dismissal entered in the Northern District of California which emphasized the official end of the patent war that played out between consumer tech giants Apple and Samsung for the better part of the past decade.
Denying Inducement to Infringe in Face of a Drug Label: A Fool’s Errand?
Vanda Pharma vs West-Ward Pharma (“Vanda”) generics provider – A strong effort was mounted to prove allegation of inducement to infringe Vanda Pharma’s patent on a method of treating schizophrenia with iloperidone using dosages based on a patient’s cytochrome P450 2D6 (“CYP2D6”) genotype, but the allegation failed.
The Ability to Synthesize DNA: Marvin Caruthers Revolutionized DNA Synthesis
The ability to synthesize the DNA through chemical processes is amazing modern technological advancement, and it figures into a wide array of industry sectors. DNA synthesis and other synthetic techniques are being used in various fields such as making rubber, paint acrylics and surfactants for blending oil and water, in treatments such as cancer immunotherapies, development of super-strong; super-soft fibers that exhibit many of the characteristics of silk, etc.