High Court observes lapses in filing of Working Statements under Indian Patent Act

A writ petition was filed before an Indian High Court wherein lapses in the filing of “patent working documents / Form 27” by the patentees and failure to completely adhere to the statutory requirements, as prescribed in the Indian Patent Act and Rules therefore, were pointed out. Continue reading “High Court observes lapses in filing of Working Statements under Indian Patent Act”

IPO launches new Application Numbering format of Indian Patent Applications and Request for Examinations

The Indian Patent Office (IPO) has adopted a new Application Numbering format of Indian Patent Applications and Request for Examinations (RFE) and made effective from 01 January 2016. However, Application Numbers/Request for examination numbers that have already been allotted shall continue to be maintained. Continue reading “IPO launches new Application Numbering format of Indian Patent Applications and Request for Examinations”