Indian eSports Industry

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By Arpita Dutta, Legal Consultant, Louis International Patent Office Online video games are inseparable from the eSports in terms of growth factors. In eSports, the payers intend to cherish their career as professional or amateur video game players and actively participate in the tournaments. Therefore, a high level of recognition in the multi-player videogames is indeed essential for eSports industry. Looking into the growth of the online game players in India, the industry predicts a positive shift. Many industries have been affected due to COVID19. However, the lockdown became a thriving factor for the eSports industry. Housebound people are driving to accept a new model of engagement through eSports. And around 35% higher usage has been noticed in multi-player modes in online gaming. Many eSports platforms have reported double-digit growth…
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India Trademark Registration and Fees

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■ Authority: Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks, CGPDM ■ System:Madrid Protocol ■ Classification:The Nice Classification ■ Introduction:The Statement of Use is the most unique pattern in the Indian trademark practice compare to Taiwan. A Trademark use is the fundamental concept in trademark law, therefore a register mark needs to use, and a continuous 3-year non-use of the mark can be revoked in Taiwan, whereas in India the basic requirement of the registration is use. This first to use concept can be considered as a great remedy for Bad Faith Registration of the mark. Even a register trademark can be cancelled by the prior user with a valid evidence that can prove the mark was used by the prior user earlier than the registered trademark. It is…
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Indian Patent & Design that need to know

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Patent ■ Authority: Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks, CGPDM, generally known as the Indian Patent Office (IPO) ■ Evolution of the Indian Patent Act: ■ Type of Applications:   Provisional Application: invention is still under experimentation stage Ordinary Application: without claiming any priority Convention Application: claiming a priority PCT International Application: Under Patent Cooperation Treaty PCT National Phase Application: national phase application in India Patent of Addition: slight modification Divisional Application: invention may divide and file two or more applications ■ Basic points in Indian Patent application: 1: Important time frame: Term of patent protection Right of priority Average wait time Grace Period 20 years Within 12 months 5~6 years 12 months 2: Basic requirements & Process: Language Hindi/ English Documents Legal information, Technical information, Power of attorney, Verified English translation of…
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How to register a company in India

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Name Detail Authority Supportive Documents DIN Direct (unique) Identification Number allotted for the director of a company. Central Government Photograph of the applicant Passport Present Address proof (Telephone, Electricity Bill, latest Bank Statement, Driving License) Few forms digitally signed and verified digitally by the Managing Director or Director or CEO of an existing company. Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) Digital Signature Certificate A licensed Certifying Authority No other specific requirement PAN A PAN is a Permanent identifier issued under the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961 Indian Income Tax Department Company: a copy of company Registration Certificate (attested) Natural person: Passport Bank account statement (within 2 months) ID card TAN Tax Account Number is to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for deducting tax at source (TDS) or who are required to…
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A Guide to Patent Attorney: How to Enter the Market of “Patent Prosecution and Patent Administrative Litigation”?

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2020/05/11 Raymond Yu The author's career has ranged from a military weapons researcher, a patent engineer to a lawyer, specialized in patent specification drafting, patent specification translation, patent office action replying, invalidation action filing, patent licensing, patent infringement/non-infringement legal opinions providing, patent litigation, international patent litigation representing etc., with more than 15 Years of practice work experience and knowledge of the patent ecology, the author hopes that through this article lawyers who want to engage in the field of patent or those who are already engaged in the field of patent could have more idea in business development. How can lawyers enter the market of "patent prosecution"? Patent prosecution is a labor-intensive business, and the firm must hire professionals/patent engineers in various fields in order to be able to cope…
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【Thai PBS Interview with Stanley Kang, the Chairman of JFCCT and the Chief Advisor of Louis Consulting Thailand】

【Thai PBS Interview with Stanley Kang, the Chairman of JFCCT and the Chief Advisor of Louis Consulting Thailand】

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2020/03/12 Last night, Thai PBS invited Stanley Kang to analyze Thailand's 2020 economic outlook and the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic on the economy, as well as coping strategies! Stanley Kang, the Chairman of the Joint Foreign Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) and the Honorary President of Thai- Taiwan Business Association (TTBA), is known as "the most influential Taiwanese in Thailand." Stanley Kang is currently the Chief Advisor of Louis Consulting Thailand. In the interview, Stanley Kang said that the epidemic of COVID-19 seriously impacts the tourism industry, which is one of Thailand's main economic sectors, resulting in an indirect influence on the overall economy of Thailand. However, a crisis means a chance. Stanley Kang believes that Thailand is definitely able to survive this time since it has…
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【Louis Consulting Thailand x ISTI of Industrial Technology Research Institute 】

【Louis Consulting Thailand x ISTI of Industrial Technology Research Institute 】

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2020/02/13 Following the last interview with STARTBOARD, the Louis Group is honored to have the second visit from Industry, Science and Technology International Strategy Center (ISTI) of Industrial Technology Research Institute. Louis Consulting Thailand is a branch office of the Louis Group in Bangkok, Thailand, which is the first Chinese legal advisory firm from Taiwan established in Thailand. It has four Thai lawyers who are fluent in Chinese. Louis Consulting Thailand provides complete one-stop solutions for Taiwanese businessmen, officially starting service from May 2019. The following is partial contents of the interview with attorney Raymond Yu: The origin of Louis Consulting Thailand Attorney Raymond Yu said that Taiwan is currently the fourth largest investor in Thailand and countless Taiwanese travel to Thailand every year. However, once a dispute or an…
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【Stanley Kang, a Taiwan Businessman Wins the Title of General Representative of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce(JFCCT) in Thailand】

【Stanley Kang, a Taiwan Businessman Wins the Title of General Representative of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce(JFCCT) in Thailand】

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2020-01-27 05:30:00 Liu Yiting / Special Reports ‧ Photography Official statistics show that Thailand attracts about 5 million foreign migrant workers each year, mainly from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, working across all walks of life. The reason why blue-collar and white-collar workers of various countries can settle down in Bangkok is that Thai people have a national character of strong tolerance and play an important role in it. According to Stanley Kang, the Honorary President of the Thai - Taiwan Business Association (TTBA), Taiwanese businessmen claim to have 150,000 people in Thailand, far more than about 70,000 to 80,000 Taiwanese businessmen in Vietnam, and many Taiwanese businessmen are already have the third and fourth generations in Thailand. "Thailand is a place where people can live and work in peace. Taiwanese businessmen…
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【LOUIS GROUP X IP Court】

【LOUIS GROUP X IP Court】

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Raymond Yu, the partner lawyer of Louis Group, who also is the deputy chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Taipei Bar Association, recently visited Thailand Intellectual Property Court with the Chairman of the Taipei Lawyers Association, Xue Qinfeng. Hoping that Taiwan and Thailand can build tight bonds in the field of intellectual property rights and laws. Louis Group hopes to deepen our links with Thai intellectual property law-related units through this visit. We’re looking forward to helping more new southbound enterprises and becoming a powerful backing in IP and law for companies when they intend to move forward to Thailand.
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【Louis Group x DIPT x BOI】

【Louis Group x DIPT x BOI】

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Louis Group is honored to visit Ms. Nannatee Wiboonchutikula, Director of Thai Trade Office and Ms. Rayrai Ruksilpakit, Director of Thailand Board of Investment, Taipei Office to share our professional experience serving the companies in Thai. #LouisGroup #LouisConsultantThailand read more: https://reurl.cc/A1aYr8
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