Section 80 RRB Deduction for Patent Royalty

Section 80 RRB Deduction for Patent Royalty Section 80 RRB deduction is provided for taxpayers having income through royalty on a patent. The royalty received by an individual on his/her patent is eligible for tax deductions under Section 80 RRB…

Trademark Fee – Trademark Rules, 2017

Trademark Fee - Trademark Rules, 2017 The Government of India on 6th March, 2017 replaced the Trade Marks Rules, 2002 with the Trademark Rules, 2017 to streamline for process for trademark registration in India. The new rules reduces the number of…

Advantages of Copyright Registration in India

Advantages of Copyright Registration in India The term ‘copyright protection’ refers to the monopoly approved to authors by copyright law for exclusive use or reproduction.  Similar to trademark registration with the Trademark Registrar, copyright can also be registered with the Copyright Office to…

Alteration to Registered Trademark

Alteration to Registered Trademark There is a provision for alteration or change in trademark under the requirements of Section 59 complemented by rule 98. A version of how the trademark would look like when changed or modified or altered should…

Design Registration – Process and Procedure

Designs Registration in India The objective of The Designs Rules, 2001 is to enable protection of newly created designs applying to particular articles manufactured by the industrial process. It refers in legal definition to: any mode or principle of construction or…

Difference between Trademark and Design Registration

Difference between Trademark and Design Registration A design registration protects any new and innovative ornamental design of an article of manufacture. A trademark registration protects a word or words, name, symbol or drawing that is utilised in commerce to distinguish…

Restoration of Patent – How to Guide

Restoration of Patent - How to Guide A patent is granted for term period of twenty years considered from the date of filing of the patent. According to section 53, Indian Patent Act, the patentee has to pay renewal fee…

How to protect your business?

How to protect your business? Every business owner wants to protect their business from external threats. This is an understandable desire, but how can it actually be done? There are some essential things that you will simply have to do,…

Tatkal Scheme for Patents

Tatkal Scheme for Patents Patent registration in India is handled by the Indian Patent Office which is under the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks (CGPDTM), a subordinate office of the Government of India. Till date, patent registration processes have been long…

Patent Provisional Specification

Patent Provisional Specification While applying for patent registration, one of the important legal documents to be filed is the provisional or complete specification. Specification may be filed either as a provisional or as a complete. A provisional specification is filed along…