Software Patents: India’s trojan horse in the city of FOSS (Part I)

Sep 21, 2022

Software Patents: India’s trojan horse in the city of FOSS (part I)
This first post is part of an ongoing SFLC.in project comprising an empirical study of the software patents granted annually in a given financial year by the Indian Patent Office from 2014-22, and the trends arising therefrom.

Introduction

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Comments on DIPP Discussion Paper on Standard Essential Patents and Their Availability on FRAND Terms

Apr 28, 2016

Following a sudden surge in IPR litigation surrounding Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) in the last year, (around eight suits were filed by Swedish multi-national Ericsson alone, another three by Vringo Infrastructure.

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International Conference on Evolving Regime in Intellectual Property Protection held at JNU Convention Centre, 2-4 Nov'15

Dec 01, 2015

On 3rd November 2015, SFLC.in participated in a panel on Intellectual Property Enforcement at the International Conference on Evolving Regime on Intellectual Property, where we spoke about the recent litigation around Standard Essential Patents in India and the difference in approaches adopted by courts in Europe, USA and in India.

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