Patents Timeline: Evolution of Cars in Last 100 Years

In last 125 years engineers have developed technology which has replaced horses with horsepower. With ever improving technology the car aesthetics and car body designs also went through tremendous changes. Signicent decided to research how the car body designs have…

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Which Space Agency Leads Patents War: NASA, ISRO, JAXA or DLR?

History was created by the Indian scientists after the 440 Newton Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) blazed after the doze of 300 days. Indian scientists heaved a sigh of relief after recording the history of success at the very first attempt….

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12 Most Amazing Ice Cream Cone Design Patents Ever

by Komal Jassi

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A Unique Collection of 100 years old Patents on Flags

by Denny Saini

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10 Amazing Umbrella Design Patents for Human & Pets

by Denny Saini

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7 Fascinating Women’s Hair Clips Patents

by Komal Jassi, Signicent LLP  

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10 Interesting Football related Patents from last 1 year

While everybody seems to be supporting their loved team in FIFA 2014, we did a quick search to understand how the football-landscape looks like. Here we pick some of the  interesting patents published in last one year.

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11 Most Interesting Shoes and Sandal Design Patents

11 Most Innovative and Distinctive Shoes and Sandal Design Patents published between May 2012 to May 2014.

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20 Awesome Patents on Christmas Accessories and Gifts

1. CN203302834U 2013-11-27 Solar Christmas tree 2. CN203222175U 2013-10-02 A Christmas plastic gift parcel 3. CN203153361U 2013-08-28 Christmas ball pendant serving as Christmas tree ornament 4. CN203000480U 2013-06-19 Eight-angle star pendant for Christmas trees 5. US20130021788A1 2013-01-24 Personal Energy Christmas…

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Samsung Smartphones with Comfort Zone on Screen: New Patent Reveals

With the increasing size of smart phones, the phone becomes difficult to handle in hand range. ‘Tiny screen mode’ is the option already provided by Samsung in Galaxy note 3 but the company is looking for more that is to…

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ViaCyte: Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy Derived from Stem Cells

ViaCyte Inc. is emerging as a leader in regenerative medicine and is all set to develop a new approach for the treatment of major diseases using cell therapy derived from stem cells. The company was granted 28 patents in 2011-2013…

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Important Drug Patents to Expire in 2014 for Generic Production

Year 2014 would be a big loss year for the Pharma companies because of the expiry of patents granted for some of the major medicines. It is estimated that due to the loss of IP protection, sales worth $34 billion…

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10 Patents on Well Known Firecrackers and Fireworks

1. CN2203772Y (1995) – Sound fireworks with whistle sound 2. CN2089609U (1991) – Rocket type two sound firecracker 3. US4779534A (1987) – Rocket firecrackers giving out smoke before flying up 4. CN2110849U (1991) – SEAT TYPE CONIC FIREWORKS AND FIRECRACKERS…

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Why Chinese Lights on Indian Diwali? – Patenting Diwali Lights & Lamps

This article will clarify why most of the Indian market is flooded with Chinese lights every year. A quick search with word “Diwali” gives far more Chinese patents than (any) Indian patents. 1. CN2775989Y (2004) – Single Diwali Electric The…

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Hand Gestures As a Mode of Instructions: Google’s New Patent

Amongst the various technologies that are used to provide data access to the users in communication networks and to aid in communication among the users Google has devised a new method of inputting commands. The method would use hand gestures…

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Patent on Method of Cellular Differentiation Granted to Cellular Dynamics International (CDI)

CDI (Cellular Dynamics International), a leader in developing induced pluripotent stem cell technologies for in vitro drug development, in vivo cellular therapeutic research and stem cell banking was granted patent no. US8557580 on October 15, 2013 entitled “Methods and Compositions…

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Patents on Renewable Energy Technologies on Rise: MIT & SFI

Research by MIT and Santa Fe Institute (SFI) has suggested that the number of patents issued for renewable energy technologies has significantly increased on last 10 years. In a keyword based searching done on patents from 100 countries published/ granted…

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Impact of IPR on the European Economy: Summary of OHIM’s Report

Brief summary of the report on “Intellectual property rights intensive industries:  contribution to economic performance and employment  in the European Union” published September 2013 by  Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). On 30th September European commission has published first…

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MSDx Patents on Detection and monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis

Major aim of MSDx, Inc. is to commercialize In vitro Diagnostics (IVD) and Research Use Only (RUO) blood test products used in checking autoimmune and neurological disorders. The company was recently granted patent by United States Patent and Trademark Office…

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10 of the Most Amusing, Weird and Unbelievable Patents of all time

No. 1. Witch-Faced Playground Climber and Slide – USD213505 – Patented March 11, 1969 No. 2. Amusement device with flexible rubberized pop up figure – US6592426B2 – Patented July 15, 2003 No. 3. Method of Preserving the Dead – US748284…

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