The Draft Patent (Amendment), Rules, 2023 was published in the Gazette of India on 22 September 2023. A brief note stating and explaining the proposed changes is given below. Please note that these are draft rules and are likely to be brought into effect around October, 2023.

Investigation and Enforcement

Recently, De Penning & De Penning successfully assisted a Japanese multinational company in a major crackdown of counterfeit products in relation to bicycle components in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

Madras High Court grants interim stay against use of the domain –

Multiple legal proceedings regarding various IP rights in the trademark NALLI are being contested in multiple locations and forums between M/s Nalli Chinnasami Chetty , Mr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetty and Mr. Nalli K. Ramnathan (‘ M/s Nalli Chinnasami Chetty’) and Mr. Nalli Sambbasivam for number of years now.

Madras High Court: Intellectual Property Division & IPR Division Rules

Following the recommendation of the Intellectual Property committee constituted by High Court of Madras, an Intellectual Property Division (IPD) has been created in the High Court to deal with matters relating to Intellectual Property Rights. The Madras High Court is only the second in the country, with Delhi High Court being the first, to establish …

Press Release

Our team members Malavika T Vikram & Solomon DJ participated in the 11th Edition of World IP Forum, 2023 (WIPF) held in Bengaluru from Feb 20th to 23rd.