Dindigul Lock and Kandangi Saree from Tamil Nadu Get GI Tag

Geographical Indications Registry has recently granted GI (Geographical Indication) tag to Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul locks and Kandangi sarees, thus providing the Dindigul Lock, Hardware and Steel Furniture Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Limited and the Amrar Rajiv Gandhi Handloom Weavers Cooperative Production and Sales Society Limited, that applied for the certification, with exclusive rights over these
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TSMC Says Allegations by GlobalFoundaries Are Baseless

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, TSMC has recently responded to the Patent Infringement case filed against it by an American semiconductor fabrication foundry known as GlobalFoundaries (GF). TSMC said that GF is acting like a patent troll and its allegations are baseless. The contract maker of semiconductors continued by saying that it has obtained more than
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Tirur Betel Leaf Receives GI Tag

  Geographical Indications Registry has recently granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Tirur Betel Leaf from Kerala. Also known as Tirur Vettila, the betel leaf is cultivated in Tirur, Tirurangadi, Tanur, Kuttippuram, and nearby areas of Malappuram district in Kerala. The high content of chlorophyll, protein, and antioxidant capacity is what makes this product unique.
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Turkish Government Seeks to Create its Trademark for Health Care Tourism

Health Minister of Turkey, Fahrettin Koca has recently proclaimed that the Turkish government now aims for its trademark in health care tourism and that the process has already begun. With the upgraded services featuring competent experts, cutting-edge technology, and affordable prices, Turkey has attained a significant momentum in health care tourism and has also become
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EA files a Trademark Application for Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

EA, the second-largest gaming company in America and Europe has recently filed a trademark for the name “Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville.” Named as Electronic Arts, EA is an American video game company having its headquarter in Redwood City, California. Popped up on the records of EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office), the filing
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New Patent Application Shows Walmart is Seeking its own Cryptocurrency

The retail giant Walmart emerges as the latest entity to move into the space of cryptocurrencies by applying for a new patent focusing on Walmart’s currency. It appears that the retailer is emphasizing a high-profile invasion into the stablecoins arena with the fiat-pledged cryptocurrency. Walmart filed a Patent Application covering a way for making use
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IGBA Addresses Intellectual Property and Regulatory Convergence Concerns

Abbreviated as IGBA, the International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association, has recently released a report on the way trade agreements can nurture the generic and biosimilar medicines and enhance patient access to care. In the report, the association said that it firmly supports the rules-based multilateral trading system and sets out its priorities for the
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Gurugram-based Startup Rivigo obtains US patent for its Relay System

Rivigo, a tech-enabled Indian logistics startup on 30th July 2019 proclaimed that its unique driver relay system has recently obtained patent rights by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The granted patent involves a model that utilizes algorithms to develop an “Intelligent driver allocation system,” which determines the availability of the drivers, enabling
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Lego Group Wins Copyright Dispute Against Best-lock

A Danish toy production company, Lego has won a Copyright Infringement case against Best-Lock construction toys, a British competitor. While reviewing the case on Thursday, i.e., 25th July 2019, the US District Court for the District of Connecticut determined that the figurines of Best-Lock had infringed several US copyright registrations that Lego had owned in
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Israel Patent Office Issues a New Patent to Microbot

Microbot Medical, which is a pre-clinical medical device company, recently announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance for one of its Patent Applications from Israel Intellectual Property Office. The recently granted patent whose patent application number is 231815 pertains to a system to reduce shunt stenosis. Intended to continue diversifying and expanding its
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