IPONZ Rejects 6 Label-Trademarks on Antibacterial Properties of Manuka Honey

Intellectual Property Office at New Zealand (IPONZ) rejected Henry Soo Lee’s application that attempted to trademark labels related to six anti-bacterial properties of Honey. The major reason stated for this rejection was that this could mislead consumers and had a strong opposition from UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) Honey association also. IPO also …

NRCM, India wants Patent for Chicken Gongura Pickle

National Research Center on Meat (NCRM) at Hyderbad, India has filed a patent for chicken gongura pickle which was published by Controlled journal of patents which is the first step for grant a patent.  NRCM scientist said that they have invented a method for extraction of meat and broth from deboned chicken and use gongura as natural acidifier not …