Monthly Archives: March 2015

E- Filing of Application for Registration of Geographical Indications in India

Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks issued public notice dated 11 March 2015 launching electronic filing of application for registration of Geographical Indication (GI) in India. Now the application for registration of GI can be submitted online to the Registrar of GI through the official portal at www.ipindia.gov.in or www.ipindia.nic.in. The payment for the same can be done through net banking, Credit cards and Debit Cards. Pertinently the same digital signature already registered for Trade mark, Patents or Design can be used for login and authentication into e-filing system of GI.

Source: http://www.ipindia.nic.in/iponew/publicNotice_11March2015.pdf

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First time in India – Free IPR Clinic for Indian Startups – by Khurana & Khurana Advocates & IP Attorney

Even though Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Innovation and knowledge protection is emerging to be a key driver in businesses, very few startups have the proper information and understanding of IPR, let alone the approach to forming an optimal IPR strategy for their business.

 Thus, as a leader and torch bearer in the IPR services Industry, we, Khurana & Khurana Advocates & IP Attorneys have decided to shoulder the responsibility of strengthening the IPR arsenal of Startups in India by conducting two weeks of free IPR clinics for startups, and use all our experience in dealing with Startups and Individual Inventors in providing customized solutions, counseling and guidance to budding entrepreneurs of India.

 The first IPR clinic session will start with the Mumbai office of Khurana & Khurana from 16th to 30th of March, 2015 where Khurana & Khurana IPR Consultants & Experts will conduct one to one interactive and solution based counseling on IPR strategy, approach and budgeting. With no fees or any other criteria involved in registration, the sessions will be conducted on a first come first serve basis.

 Having 2000+ clients, 4 offices in India, and 60+ experts, team Khurana & Khurana under the leadership of the partners Mr. Vinod Khurana, Mr. Tarun Khurana, Mrs. Meenakshi Khurana & Mr. Abhishek Pandurangi has always extended arms to Startup innovation and encouraged knowledge and transparency in the IPR ecosystem, and the Free Startup IPR clinics shall be yet another chapter in this story.

For registration please contact: Parvez Kudrolli at parvez@khuranaandkhurana.com / 9820519769 / 022-65281005