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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Licensing Executives Society International - LESI

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

United States Patent and Trademark Office

European Patent Office (EPO)

The Association of Intellectual Property Professionals & Owners

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Useful Patent Links : It provides free access to patent databases. : It provides access to various intellectual property data collections currently hosted by the International Bureau of WIPO. It also provide a selection of other sites providing access to intellectual property information. (PCT database) : It contains the first page data of published PCT applications. : The International Patent Documentation file contains data for patent documents and utility models of 56 patent-issuing organisations, including the European Patent Office and the WIPO. : The Dopales Patent Database contains the first page data of patent documents of 19 Latin American Countries. : It contains the first page data of Indian patents. : It provides access to Chinese patent. : It provides access to over 75 years of data on Canadian patents. : It is searcheable database of patent and trademark information held by the Japanese Patent office. : It provides comprehensive, searcheable access to United States Patent bibliographic data and abstracts. : The multilingnae IPR-Helpdesk established by the European Commission provides a wealth of information for visitors from diverse backgrounds and with varied interests. : It provide free access to over four million patents granted by various patent offices.


Apple Inc., the consumer electronics giant has sued Motorola Mobility Inc. in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, claiming that its iPhone 4S is protected under a license agreement from Qualcomm Inc. Apple is attempting to defend against future injunctions from Motorola. Apple claimed protection from such court orders because of its rights as a customer of Qualcomm, whose chips are licensed by Motorola


Rambus Inc., one of the world's foremost technology licensing companies and NVIDIA, the leader in visual and parallel computing, have signed a patent license agreement covering a broad range of integrated circuit products.

The agreement the term of which is five years covers the use of Rambus patented innovations in a broad range of integrated circuit (IC) products offered by NVIDIA. The two companies have settled all outstanding disputes, including resolution of disputes relating to use of Rambus' patented innovations..


Universal Pictures International France and Ors have filed a copyright infringement case against the producers of the film 'The Jodi Breakers', Prasar Visions Pvt Ltd in the Bombay High Court. In their suit the co-producer of Heartbreakers and a part of American entertainment company NBC Universal Inc have sought a compensation of Rs 50 crore.