Cabinet approves Pilot Programme on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between Indian Patent Office and Japanese Patent Office

On 21 November 2019, the Press Information Bureau Government of India issued a press release stating that the Union Cabinet of India had on 20 November 2019 approved a proposal for Bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme between Indian Patent Office under Controller General of Patents, Design and Trade Marks (CGPDTM), Government of India with Patent Offices of other interested countries/regions. Continue reading “Cabinet approves Pilot Programme on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between Indian Patent Office and Japanese Patent Office”

Office of CGPDTM publishes response / action taken post stakeholder’s meeting on 07 December 2017

A meeting between stakeholders and official of Indian Patent Office (IPO) and Department of Industry Policy and Promotion (DIPP) was held on 07 December 2017 at DIPP. Continue reading “Office of CGPDTM publishes response / action taken post stakeholder’s meeting on 07 December 2017”

Mediation in cases pending before Registrar of Trade Marks, at the Delhi Trade Marks Registry

Adding to recent innovative steps by office of Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM) for clearing backlog, CGPDTM in collaboration with Delhi State Legal Service Authority (DSLSA) has undertaken to initiate a project to liquidate pendency of Opposition/Rectification matters at Trade Mark Registry, Delhi through Mediation /Conciliation based on Mediation/Conciliation Rules framed under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. Continue reading “Mediation in cases pending before Registrar of Trade Marks, at the Delhi Trade Marks Registry”