Intellectual Property based Strategic Services offered by Tech Corp International Strategist, India (TCIS, India) to Global Food Industries and Indian Food Sector are as follows:
Intellectual property rights resonating to the food industry include patents, trademarks for brand protection, copyright, trade secrets and Industrial design rights. Every food based business from startup to international agro industry creates intellectual property.
1). Trademark Filing in India & International Brand Protection Services:
A brand is the key component of a food company or product’s success. A trademark is a legally protected word, name, design, logo, or other symbol of your product or business. For example, “Oreo” is a trademarked product name. That means no one else can use the name “Oreo” to sell their cookies. A trademark can be obtained for a food product, restaurant or chef’s name.
TCIS, India helps the food industries obtain a trademark for a food product as well as the company. Clients of the firm enjoy the following services:
3). Filing Patents in Food Industries
A food industry can obtain a patent on a novel and non-obvious recipe or cooking technique. However, overcoming the novel/non-obvious hurdle under patent law is difficult in the food industry. Patents can also be obtained for a novel food processing strategy. Moreover, patent rights can be used to protect new ideas which arise from the Research and Development department in the food industry. Food and drinks is one of the largest manufacturing sectors and industry invests heavily in R&D. Many Food industries overlook the opportunity to patent aspects of their food products or specialised manufacturing processes.
TCIS, India has a large in-house, full-time team of patent agents, attorneys, or former patent examiners, many of whom hold advanced degrees in food technology. We at Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India) can help you determine if your invention is patentable. Our team of Patent attorneys have expertise in worldwide Patent analysis, Patent portfolio and landscaping besides Prior art searching, validity searches, Freedom to Operate report and Reporting patent Infringement for granted patents.
For further information on patents and patent filing in India connect with our highly skilled and experienced patent lawyers and IP strategists.
4). Plant Varieties Rights:
Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) is an internationally recognised system, which allows the breeder to hold intellectual property rights in the propagation of a new variety for commercial use. It enables the collection of end-point royalties (EPR), which can then be used to fund future breeding activities.
Plant breeders’ rights (PBR) are also known as plant variety rights (PVR), and gives the breeder exclusive control over the propagating material (including seed, cuttings, divisions, tissue culture) and harvested material (cut flowers, fruit, foliage) of a new variety of plant for a specific period of time.
To qualify for protection, a plant variety must be new, distinct from other varieties, and have uniform characteristics.
If You Are Wondering What The Process Is To Obtain Plant Variety Rights, Contact Our Attorneys at Tech Corp International Strategist India TCIS, India For More Information.
5). Obtaining Industrial Design Rights:
Industrial Design protection is provided for a shape, configuration, surface pattern, colour, or line (or a combination of these), which, when applied to a functional article, produces or increases aesthetics, and improves the visual appearance of the design. Industrial Design rights are provided for a period of 10 years and can be renewed for an additional period of 5 years. For a design to qualify for protection are: It should be novel, original, non-obvious and should be visible on a finished functional article.
To know more about obtaining Industrial Design Protection in India, Contact our Attorneys at Tech Corp International Strategist India TCIS, India
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