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2016 – YEAR IN REVIEW – Perovskite Solar Cells

Another fastest growing technology for the year 2016 is Perovskite Solar Cells. From the name itself, it is clear that the solar cells are made of Perovskite materials as the active layer. These type of solar cells have been the fastest growing in terms of efficient functioning ever since their advent in 2010. The efficiency

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2016 – YEAR IN REVIEW – Internet of Things (IoT)

Every one of you at one point of time have heard the phrase “Internet of Things” or IoT but most of you also stay perplexed from the thought of what exactly IoT is. The IoT is a term that basically equates to several devices (all devices that can be imagined from computers and smartphones to

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Cracking the effective Prior-art identification Conundrum

With a dramatic increase in patent infringement litigation filings year on year, the defendants hit by the infringement lawsuit are in constant need to identify prior arts that can help them invalidate the asserted patents and save themselves millions in damages. The importance of identifying the right prior art is critical when a patent is

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Telematics – Changing the dynamics of road surveillance

Telematics, in particular, the road surveillance of vehicles is assuming a dominant stand in the world of vehicle data reading and tracking. This changing pattern of increased importance to telematics instead of traditional road monitoring is critical for the growth of this industry and the subsequent success of the market leaders. With the increase in

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Internet for all: Facebook v. Google

Since its inception in the 1960s, the internet has made the world a better place by providing a unique platform for innovation, creativity, and economic opportunity. The internet has become a pervasive and fundamental part of our daily lives. Its impact on both economic development and solving problems in areas such as health, education, basic

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Can YouTube videos be used as Prior-arts?

Since its inception in 2005, YouTube has been raising eyebrows across the globe due to its simplicity and increasing popularity. As of today, YouTube is the second most visited website in the world after Google. There is something else as well which has been gaining popularity in leaps and bounds, especially in the US, Patent

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Why should a Startup get a patent?

Startups are like the little fishes trapped in a tank filled with Sharks. One mistake and all is lost. Other established rivals are always on the lookout for an easy meal or two. Patents can act as a barrier between the startups and them. They can provide the necessary protection to safeguard their technologies and