Huawei’s Gaming Smartwatch Patent

 

gsmarena_002Huawei has received a patent for a gaming smartwatch. The patent allows the smartwatch to be operated via the watch strap, enabling multiple gestures for gaming features like steering a car’s wheel or going in different directions in first-person shooters. There is also a fixing band, attachable to the watch strap, enabling a virtual keyboard.

The patent reveals different types of movements and gestures – taps, slides, pulls, twists, shakes and presses. All the actions can also mean a different thing, depending if the watch is oriented horizontally or vertically. As mentioned above, the device can be used in racing games – while the smartwatch is vertically positioned, steering is controlled on one side of the strap, while braking is on the other.

The extra watch band can also be used for additional functions when taking selfies, implying the device will have a camera built-in. There is also the ability to zoom in, zoom out and select text on the fixing band.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The JPO/IPR Training Program (for India) – 2018

Indian Patent office has received a request from Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation (JPII) and the Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) through DIPP, India seeking nomination of suitable candidates for Various Intellectual Property training courses to be held in Japan. Please click here for further information.

 

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WIPO-India Training program

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WIPO Academy, the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of IP Management, Nagpur (RGNIIPM) and the Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur (MNLUN) organizing Intellectual property Rights training program from November 6 to 17, 2017 at Nagpur, India.

It provides an opportunity to students and professionals to get deeper knowledge about each domain of intellectual property (IP) and also the role and functions of WIPO.

It consists of lectures, case studies, simulation exercises and group discussions on selected IP topics. And also they are planning to provide participation certificates to participants who successfully complete the program. The last date for registration of this Training program will be 31st August 2017.

For more details, please use the below link

http://www.wipo.int/academy/en/courses/summer_school/

https://welc.wipo.int/acc/index.jsf?page=wssCatalog.xhtml&lang=en&cc=WSSIN#plus_WSSIN

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions.(www.MRTechnollect.com)

 

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CUSAT organizes the Intellectual Property Rights Workshop

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The Cochin University of Science and Technology organizes the 5th annual workshop of Intellectual Property Rights from 18th to 20th January 2018.

The main objective of this workshop is rethinking IPR and the students those who are interested in IP research (undergraduate, post graduate and research scholars) may participate the event. It is organized by the IUCIPRS, CUSAT to initiate critical thinking regarding the role of Intellectual Property Rights in a social context. It includes lectures, invited talks, case studies, corner discussions, students’ presentations, exercised, scenario analysis, role play, field exposure etc.

And they call for papers with the topic of Intellectual Property and Sustainable Agriculture, Impact of Patents on Agriculture, Sustainable Agriculture and Plant Variety Protection, Impact of TRIPS Agreement on Seeds, Patents and Protection of Plant Varieties and Sustainable Agriculture- Indian perspective and Geographical Indications and Agriculture.

For further information regarding this workshop, please use the below link

ciprs.cusat.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/RIPR_2018-brochure-ilovepdf-compressed.pdf

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions (www.MRTechnollect.com)

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India: New Revenue Sharing policy for Inventors in Punjab University

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The New Revenue sharing policy of Intellectual Property Rights proposed by Board of Finance (BOF) of the Punjab University on 1st August. This policy raising the ratio of share between the inventors and university from 60:40 to 70:30 and the inventor’s share will continue to be paid irrespective of whether the individual continues as an employee or student or research scholar of the university.

The policy defines that if there are two inventors, the main investigator or supervisor or team leader will get up to 60% and the co-inventor will get at least 40% of inventor’s share by mutual agreement.

If there are more than two inventors, the main investigator or supervisor or team leader will get up to 60% of the inventor’s share and the rest will be distributed among the co-inventors in the proportions on the mutually agreed terms and conditions at the time of filing for IP protection.

If any inventor is unable to be contacted for one year because of lack of information, his share will be credited to the IP fund.

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions (www.MRTechnollect.com)

Dubai Customs Organizes IPR Workshop

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Dubai customs organized the Intellectual Property Rights workshop to step up efforts aimed at fighting fake goods. The Officers from Dubai Customs and other relevant government bodies across the UAE, as well as representatives of some intellectual property law firms attended the workshop.

This workshop focused on measures undertaken by a host of famous international businesses to protect their trademarks and also identify fake products and trademark infringements.

Director of the IPR Department, Yousuf Ozair said that the Dubai Customs gives utmost attention to educating and raising awareness of customs and intellectual property staff in relevant government departments both within the UAE and across the GCC region.

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions (www.MRTechnollect.com)

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Lawsuit Settlement: Nokia’s $2 billion Smile

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Image result for nokia nsn alcatel lucentThe lawsuit between Nokia and Apple began last year. Nokia accused the Apple of infringing some of Nokia’s patents as well as patents from NSN and Alcatel-Lucent and their respective patent portfolios.

Apple infringes the Nokia’s patents related to software, video coding, chipsets, display, UI and antenna. Because of fight between these two companies, the Apple removed Withings’ products from its stores – Withings is a division of Nokia.

Nokia and Apple quickly reached an agreement and Apple is paying Nokia to help them when it comes to digital health, optical network and IP routing. And also Nokia announced that it has received $2 billion upfront (that too jus for the quarter) cash payment from Apple.

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions (www.MRTechnollect.com)

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Israel’s Start Tel Aviv (Start TLV 2017)

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The Start Tel Aviv (TLV) is a global annual event organized by Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tel Aviv Municipality. The Israeli embassy collaborated with Startup India, TiE-NCR, YES Bank & YES Global Institute, in its search for India’s upcoming women-led tech startups with a social impact.

Start TLV’s 5th edition competition was organized in New Delhi on July 24, 2017. The competition focused on supporting women entrepreneurs with a mission to ‘make the world a better place’ through tech innovations. The five finalist of this competition are Nemo Care, Agatsa, Innovision, Artelus and Inclov. The five innovative women participated and finally the winner, Hyderabad’s Nemo Care, will represent India at Start Tel Aviv workshop in Israel this year.

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions (www.MRTechnollect.com)

Innovation hub @Accenture

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Accenture launched the first of its kind of big innovation hub in Bangalore. The innovation hub populated with talent people and tools in the most happening digital areas, including artificial intelligence, block chain, security, automation , cloud, in a variety of industrial areas, such as banking, telecom and healthcare. So this kind of facility makes for a great innovation environment altogether.

Senior managing director of Accenture Technology services, Mr. Mohan Sekar said that the Accenture started the discussion of innovation in India in 2015 had 2,000 ideas coming in that year, with 6,000 employees participating and the last year number of ideas were rise to 4,500 and the number of participants to 12,000 and now this year as many as 13,000 ideas from over 40,000 participants and their patent filing numbers are also have been risen dramatically in the past three years.

The author is a Patent specialist from MR Technollect Solutions (www.MRTechnollect.com)