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Job Opportunity with SGRI- Chennai

PAAi has received a call from SGRI-Chennai for providing potential candidates for following opening, those who are eligible and interested may send their resume to the contact below mentioning reference of PATENT AGENTS ASSOCIATION – INDIA.

Designation: Associate – Patent Practice

We are looking for a suitable candidate for the position of “Associate – Patent Practice” to join our Intellectual Property Law Department at SGRI, Chennai.

Job Description:

§ Drafting patent specifications.

§ Drafting and handling response to office actions in India and all other compliance requirements as per the applicable patent law.

§ Managing patent administrative tools/softwares.

Educational Background:

1. Bachelor/Master degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from premier academic institutions.

The candidate must fulfill the following requirements:

a) Registered Patent Agent in India.

b) Total experience of 5-8 years in the area of intellectual property in R&D/law firm set up.

c) Atleast 4-6 years of experience in patent prosecution as per Indian practice.

d) Experience in filing response to office action & handling patent prosecution in India

Desirable but not mandatory:

1. Diploma/Degree in Intellectual Property



Location : Chennai

Contact Person: Vidhya Ramesh

Contact Address : Saint-Gobain Research India Pvt Ltd

No.141 Old Mahabalipuram Road

9th Floor, Kandanchavadi

Chennai – 96

Ph: 044 66367500

CGPDTM’s Public Notice (as its is) on draft Manual of Trademarks Practice and Procedures

In order to bring uniformity in the practice and procedure of Trade Marks and to provide a general outline to the stakeholders regarding prevailing practices in Trade Marks Registry, a draft of Manual of Trade Marks Practice and Procedure has been prepared. This manual attempts to present the provisions of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and rules made thereunder along with office practice in a simplified manner. It categoriezes the issues in three parts: underlying concepts, the requirements from the stakeholders and the office involved as per the provisions of Trade Marks Act, 1999 and rules made thereunder. It also reflects the changing practices in view of the Information Technology advancements and their implementation by the office.

Comments and suggestions are invited from all the stakeholders in this regards. Comments and suggestion may be forwarded to by 31/03/2015.

Original public notice is available here. The draft manual is accessible here.

CGPDTM’s Public Notice (#2015/46 as it is) on launch of e-filing facility for Design registration

In order to extend paperless environment and add ease of access in all the offices under CGPDTM, electronic filing system has been extended for the filing of new application for registration of Designs. All the applicants / stakeholders can now file Design applications through the official portal of CGPDTM at or . The e-filing facility includes the comprehensive payment gateway including net banking, debit cards, ATM card and credit cards. The users can also use their existing digital signatures (used in patents or trademarks) for login and authentication into the e-filing system of designs.

The original public notice is available here. The e-filing system is accessible here.

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