INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT (IPR)

CSM has stepped into this sphere of its services to facilitate its prospective customers which seems to be an important element in the present era of business. CSM makes the options open for providing IPR services to its customers to provide customers’ requirements based services (part services) and turnkey basis services as well.

1 Patent

A patent is granted for an invention which is “a new” product or process, that meets conditions of novelty, non-obviousness and industrial use. Inventive step is the feature(s) of the invention that involves technical advance as compared to existing knowledge and that makes the invention not obvious to a person skilled in the art. Industrial use means that the invention is capable of being made or used in an industry.

Your Benefit:

Patent ensures your right over the product which cannot be imitated or duplicated by any individual and group without your consent on certain conditions. It protects your commercial propositions within a given period.

CSM’S Supports to You:

1 To cater of information about the procedure to acquire a Patent.

2 To advise about the patentability of your invention.

3 To draft complete specification of a patent application.

4 To assist to keep a watch on your Patents and take a legal action in case of an infringement.

5 To facilitate with technical guidance along with regular renewal.

2 Design

A design refers only to the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornamentation, composition of colour or line or a combination thereof, applied to any article, whether 2D/3D or in both forms by any industrial process or means which, in the finished article, appeal to and are judged solely by the eye.

Industrial design protects the aesthetic or ornamental aspect of an object and this protection is solely given for the non-functional features of an industrial product and does not protect any technical features of the object to which it is applied.

The holder of this legal title has the exclusive right to make, import or sell any objects to which the design is applied. They can authorize others to exploit the design and bring a legal action against anyone using the design without authorization.

Your Benefit:

Consumers often take the visual appeal of a product into consideration when choosing between different products. This is especially true when the market offers a large variety of products with the exact same function. As the aesthetic appeal of a product can determine the consumer’s choice an industrial design adds a lot of commercial value to a product.

CSM’S Supports to You:

6 To review your design proposal and advise about the procedure for application.

7 To help you out for related evidences to be submitted along with application.

8 To assist you and advice phase-wise progression for design registration.

9 To provide legal action in case of an infringement.

10 To facilitate with technical guidance along with regular renewal.

3 Copyright

Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. In fact, it is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. In India, software comes under the ambit of Copyright.

Your Benefit:

Copyright ensures your right over your creation which cannot be imitated or duplicated by any individual and group/ house without your consent on certain conditions. It protects your commercial propositions as a creator.

CSM’S Supports to You:

11 To provide all information about the procedure to acquire a copyright.

12 To advise about the potentiality of your creation.

13 To draft your copyright application.

14 To help you out to take a legal action in case of an infringement.

15 To facilitate with technical guidance along with regular renewal as per norms.

4 Geographical Indications

A geographical indication (GI) identifies agricultural or natural or manufactured goods as originating or manufactured in the territory of a country or region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of such goods is essentially attributable to its geographical origin and in case where such goods are manufactured goods one of the activities of either. The production or of processing of preparation of the goods concerned takes place in such territory, region, or locality as the case may be.

Your Benefit:

GI ensures the right of an activity of a community of a particular region which cannot be imitated, duplicated and or publish by any individual and group/ house/ community without your consent on certain conditions. It protects the commercial right of an activity executed by a communality of a particular region.

CSM’S Supports to You:

16 To provide all information about the procedure to acquire a GI.

17 To organize a community / NGO to arrange application for GI.

18 To draft and prepare all related evidences and documents for GI application.

19 To help a community out to take a legal action in case throughout to acquire GI.

20 To facilitate guidance to publish GI and maintain the same.

5 Trade Mark Registration

A Trade Mark (TMR) can be a device, brand, heading, label ticket name, packaging, sign, word, letter, number, drawing, picture, emblem, colour or combination of colours, shape of goods, signature or a combination thereof.

A trademark means a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings, shall be capable of constituting a trademark.

Your Benefit:

TMR ensures the right over a device created by an organization/ individual which cannot be imitated, duplicated, use and or publish without the consent of the creator on certain conditions. It protects the dimension, colour, size, style of a device and right of the creator to use it.

CSM’S Supports to You:

21 To provide all information about the procedure to acquire a TMR.

22 To help you out to apply with related documents.

23 To keep watch on progression of the registration process.

24 To help you out to take/ guide a legal action in case of oppose.

25 To facilitate with technical guidance along with regular renewal as per the norms.