Vipan Bavoria

Vipan Bavoria
Vipan trains the eagle’s eye when conducting patentability tests and invalidity searches. She enjoys the challenge of connecting the dots and making intelligible knowledge out of sparse data. Her intrinsic interests in reading contemporary fiction, classics, history, philosophy and psychology exercise her mind towards hidden IP aspects.

Self-Driving Cars – Myth or Reality?

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When we speak of autonomous or self-driving cars, we still envision a driver seated and ready to take control of the vehicle if needed. But that isn’t a truly autonomous situation. While automobile manufacturers have been working on creating a fully automated car since the 1920s, promising progress was made in the 1980s with Carnegie Mellon’s NAVLAB and ALV.  Yet, […]

The Great Indian Reluctance to Patent

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The patent system has historically been portrayed by its proponents as neutral and devoid of any moral or ethical values. However, over the years, the arguably neutral patent system has increasingly moral and ethical issues. The idea behind introducing monopoly rights through the patent system was to encourage the inventor to disclose his invention to the public without fear of […]