Inolyst Blog
21 Jan 2013
Articles, IP, Patents

Patent value for startups: key barrier to competitors

“In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.” – Victor Kiam Patent landscape in every high tech field today is much skewed with startup companies finding themselves at lower end of the landscape due to high competition from large companies covering the field with their patent portfolios. A research article by NUS Singapore shows that in the last ten years, the patent applications filed by startups to that of [...]

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21 Jan 2013
Articles, IP, Patents

Patent value for startups

Intellectual property (IP) such as patents, designs, trademarks, and copyrights form a significant part of the value of any company. For technology companies in particular, patents can play a paramount role. Patents grant exclusive rights to the patent owner to prevent others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission. Initially, costs related to patenting may be a significant expense relative to costs of R&D and marketing of the product, especially for startups. However, patents can prove [...]

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11 Jan 2013
News, Workshops

Inolyst in association with IAN & GINSERV Presents “Chai @ IAN” on 18th January 2013, Bengaluru

About Inolyst: Inolyst is a full service Intellectual Property advisory, monetizing and licensing firm. We bring together extensive legal, technical and business expertise necessary for technology driven companies to create, manage and monetize a strong IP portfolio.  About Indian Angel Network: Indian Angel Network, India’s first and Asia’s largest angel network, brings together successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who share a passion to enable more early stage businesses to create scale and value.  Global INcubation SERVices (GINSERV) is a state-of art Technology Business [...]

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27 Dec 2012
News

Inolyst among top 5 companies in India for the Indiamart leaders of tomorrow 2012 award

Inolyst was shortlisted among the Top 5 companies in India in their  category for the Indiamart leaders of tomorrow 2012 award. Inolyst is  a strong supporter to the student entrepreneur ecosystem  and encourage them. They  lend  support to all premier academias and mentor  them both on the IP front as well as sponsoring their entrepreneurship cell. Its my personal interest to contribute to the startup ecosystem in a capacity which is more knowledge drive says Dilip kumar SLP fellow and founder – Inolyst.

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17 Dec 2012
News

Inolyst becomes the official IP partner & mentor for Global Entrepreneur Summit 2013 (GES’13), an initiative of IIT – Kharagpur

Inolyst becomes the official IP partner & mentor for Global Entrepreneur Summit 2013 (GES’13), an initiative of IIT – Kharagpur Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2013(11th-13th January, 2013) plays host to the third edition of Global Conference on Entrepreneurship in India. Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Kharagpur aims to provide a platform where promotion of entrepreneurship could be discussed with a global perspective. The conference will serve as a conclave for discussion of opportunities and programs aimed towards promoting entrepreneurship in various universities across [...]

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12 Dec 2012
FAQ

Can we file a provisional application for a design patent?

A design patent is for a new and non-obvious ornamental design for an article of manufacture. This includes a design for an ornament, impression, print, or picture applied to or embodied in an article of manufacture.  It further includes a design for the shape or configuration of an article of manufacture.  However, a picture standing alone is not patentable. A design patent has life span of 14 years from the date of issue. No, provisional design patent application cannot be filed. [...]

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11 Dec 2012
News

Inolyst is proud to partner Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Bombay as Start-up IP & Innovations Partner for Pitch It !

Pitch It! is a unique initiative taken by The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay. It’s a platform for start-ups to pitch in their plans in front of a panel of eminent Angel Investors. The best entries will be selected from all over India through a screening process. The finalist get a chance to pitch to the top Angel Investors for funding at Entrepreneurship Summit 2013. Some of previous year’s investors are Blue Run Ventures, Seedfund, Canaan Partners, Telnet Ventures etc. http://ecell.in/pitchit/

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21 Nov 2012
FAQ

Can a Patent pending application be licensed?

There is always a possibility to license a product when its corresponding patent application is pending.Generally long wait for the grant/issuance of patent reduces its value so, many university Technology Transfer Offices/companies often license their Patent pending technology to licensee for commercial usage by receiving some kind of royalties from them. For example, if a licensee wishes to be trained in a process that is related to patent-pending technology, the applicant could train the licensee in the process, bind the [...]

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