The procedure guidelines for handling applications under Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between Indian Patent Office [IPO] and Japan Patent Office [JPO] have now been published by IPO. Continue reading “Procedure Guidelines for PPH Procedure between IPO & JPO issued”
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”
Mehta & Mehta Associates (MehtaIP) was at INTA 2019 from 17th May 2019 to 22nd May 2019 at Boston. As always, it was pleasure to meet friends and colleagues from IP fraternity. Looking forward to seeing you all again during INTA2020 at Singapore. Continue reading “INTA 2019 in Boston #Event”
We are pleased to share that Ms. Abhilasha Niroola has been named among WIPR’s Influential Women in IP 2019 as a Trailblazer. This publication profiles the leading female IP practitioners from around world, including 20 Trailblazers, identified as rising stars in the industry. Continue reading “Abhilasha Niroola has been named among WIPR’s influential Women in IP”
Mehta & Mehta Associates (MehtaIP), India will be attending #INTA2019 in Boston from 17 May 2019 to 22 May 2019. Meet following members from our Firm: Continue reading “INTA 2019 in Boston #Event”
The present matter relates to an infringement suit initiated by a leading Japanese steel production company (“Plaintiff”) against the Defendants (based out of India) who had misrepresented to another steel company based in in Saudi Arabia that the carbon pipes sold to them had originated from the Plaintiffs. The Defendants had further while selling these carbon pipes also provided them with forged and fabricated certificates bearing the Plaintiff’s trademarks / logos thereby misleading them to believe that the said carbon pipes had originated from the Plaintiff. Continue reading “Bombay High Court takes a “Strong Stand” against Trademark Infringement by imposing cost of INR 50,000,000/-“
We are pleased to announce that Akshay Mehta was invited by Vis East Moot Foundation and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) to Judge Sixteenth Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The Competition was held in Hong Kong from 31st March 2019 – 7th April 2019. We thank all the members for their active participation to make this event a success. Continue reading “Sixteenth Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Hong Kong”
We are pleased to share that our Firm has been recommended by The Trademark Lawyer Magazine for the year 2019. We take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continuous support and reposing their faith in us.
We are pleased to share that our Firm has been recommended by The Patent Lawyer Magazine for the year 2019. We take this opportunity to thank one and all for their continuous support and reposing their faith in us.
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) published further amendments to Patent Rules in Gazette of India on 04 December 2019. Draft was open for submitting objections and suggestions from public for 30 day period which expires on 04 January 2019. Continue reading “Further amendments to Patent Rules Proposed”