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”

Section 3(i) of Indian Patent Act – touching on non-patentability, exceptions & grey areas!

Patentability of methods for treatment has been objected under multiple jurisdictions. Similarly, the provision of section 3(i) of the Indian Patent Act, 1970 prohibits grant of Patent to any invention relating to “any process for the medicinal, surgical, curative, prophylactic, diagnostic, therapeutic or other treatment of human beings or any process for a similar treatment of animals to render them free of disease or to increase their economic value or that of their products.” Continue reading “Section 3(i) of Indian Patent Act – touching on non-patentability, exceptions & grey areas!”

Office of CGPDTM publishes response / action taken post stakeholder’s meeting on 07 December 2017

A meeting between stakeholders and official of Indian Patent Office (IPO) and Department of Industry Policy and Promotion (DIPP) was held on 07 December 2017 at DIPP. Continue reading “Office of CGPDTM publishes response / action taken post stakeholder’s meeting on 07 December 2017”