Patent

Demystifying Patent and Compulsory Licensing in Saudi Arabia: A Comprehensive Guide to Patent and Compulsory Licensing

Corporate Law - Explore comprehensive guide to patent licensing and compulsory licensing in Saudi Arabia. Learn about legal framework, types of patents, voluntary and compulsory licensing, recent developments, and role of SAIP in promoting innovation and protecting public interests....

Patents Act vs. Competition Act: Landmark Decision Reshapes Legal Landscape

Corporate Law - Explore landmark decision reshaping legal landscape as Patents Act takes precedence over Competition Act in patent-related disputes. What it means for innovators and competition....

Patents: Registration, Penalty and Relief

Corporate Law - Discover the significance of intellectual property rights (IPR) and patents in India. Learn about the main objective of intellectual property laws, the process of granting patents, penalties for infringement, and the reliefs available in patent infringement cases....

Transgenic Animal Patents: Harvard College vs. Canada

Corporate Law - Explore the legal complexities surrounding transgenic animal patents through the Harvard College vs. Canada case. Understand the global perspectives on patenting living organisms and the impact on intellectual property rights....

Patent Infringement in India

Corporate Law - Government granted absolute rights to inventors & patentee. Learn more about Patent Infringement in India....

Filing of patents increases by more than 50% in the last 7 years

Corporate Law - For the first time in 11 years, the number of domestic patent filing surpasses the number of international patent filing in India during Jan-Mar 2022 Shri Piyush Goyal appreciates consistent efforts made by DPIIT to strengthen the IPR regime in India The coordinated efforts by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT...

Patent Fees For Educational Institutions Reduced by 80%

Corporate Law - Benefits related to 80% reduced fee for patent filing & prosecution have been extended to Educational institutions as well. Centre has notified the amendments to the Patents Rules in this regard....

Patent Fees for Start-ups, MSMEs, Women Entrepreneurs reduced by 80%

Corporate Law - Ministry of Commerce & Industry Simplified Patent and Copyright Registration helping India become an innovation hub : Shri Piyush Goyal Fees for Start-ups, MSMEs, Women Entrepreneurs reduced by 80% India sees four fold increase in Patent and Trade Mark registrations during the last 5 years India’s ranking in Global Innovation Index ...

For filing Form-27, patentees would get 6 months, instead of current 3 months

Corporate Law - Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020- streamlining of the requirements related to filing of Form 27 and submission of verified English translation of priority documents. Patentee would get flexibility to file a single Form-27 in respect of a single or multiple related patents. This will ease compliance burden & boost innovation...

Initiation of Patent Rights Legal Proceedings by Dominant Player is Abuse?

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited Vs Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG D (Competition Commission of India) - CCI delves into whether patent litigation by dominant firms can be viewed as anti-competitive conduct, based on case of Macleods Pharmaceuticals vs Boehringer Ingelheim....

Rejection of patent application on sole base of non-patentability u/s 3(k) is unjustified

Microsoft Technology Licensing Vs Assistant Controller of Patents And Designs (Delhi High Court) - Delhi High Court held that rejection of Microsoft patent application for invention relating to ‘Methods and Systems for authentication of a user for sub-locations of a network location’ solely on the basis of non-patentability under Section 3(k) of the Patent Act, 1970 is unjustified and needs r...

Evergreening or layering of patent protect is impermissible under Indian Patent Law

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma Gmbh & Co. Kg Vs Vee Excel Drugs And Pharmaceuticals Private Ltd. & Ors. (Delhi High Court) - Delhi High Court held that filing of multiple patent claims in respect of the same invention amounts to evergreening or layering of patent protection, which is impermissible under the Indian Patent Law. ...

Principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by Patent Office while rejecting application: Delhi HC

N.V. Satheesh Madhav Vs Deputy Controller of Patents And Designs (Delhi High Court) - The Hon’ble Delhi High Court while relying on Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgments observed that has observed that the principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by the Patent Office while rejecting a patent application....

Simple change resulting in unpredictable advantages of a product is ‘invention’ under Patents Act

Avery Dennison Corporation Vs Controller of Patents And Designs (Delhi High Court) - Delhi High Court on the issue of invention under Patents Act, 1970 observed that one of the sure tests in analysing the existence of inventive step would also be the time gap between the prior art document and the invention under consideration. If a long time has passed since the prior art was publi...

Draft Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2024

Notification No. G.S.R. 08(E) - (02/01/2024) - Explore the proposed amendments to the Patents Rules, 2003 by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Learn about adjudication procedures, penalties, and how to file appeals....

Draft Patents (Amendment), Rules, 2023

G.S.R. 619(E) - (22/08/2023) - Highlights of proposed changes to Patents Rules, 2003 by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Detailed insights into rule modifications...

Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021

Notification No. G.S.R. 646(E) - (21/09/2021) - 1. (1) These rules may be called the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

Draft Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021

Notification No. G.S.R. 106(E) - (09/02/2021) - These rules may be called the draft Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 689(E) - (04/11/2020) - In case an application processed by a natural person or startup or small entity is fully or partly transferred to a person other than a natural person, startup or small entity, the difference, if any, in the scale of fees between the fees charged from the natural person, startup or small entity and ...

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Draft Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2024

Notification No. G.S.R. 08(E) 02/01/2024

Explore the proposed amendments to the Patents Rules, 2003 by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Learn about adjudication procedures, penalties, and how to file appeals....

Demystifying Patent and Compulsory Licensing in Saudi Arabia: A Comprehensive Guide to Patent and Compulsory Licensing

Explore comprehensive guide to patent licensing and compulsory licensing in Saudi Arabia. Learn about legal framework, types of patents, voluntary and compulsory licensing, recent developments, and role of SAIP in promoting innovation and protecting public interests....

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Patents Act vs. Competition Act: Landmark Decision Reshapes Legal Landscape

Explore landmark decision reshaping legal landscape as Patents Act takes precedence over Competition Act in patent-related disputes. What it means for innovators and competition....

Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Initiation of Patent Rights Legal Proceedings by Dominant Player is Abuse?

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited Vs Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG D (Competition Commission of India)

CCI delves into whether patent litigation by dominant firms can be viewed as anti-competitive conduct, based on case of Macleods Pharmaceuticals vs Boehringer Ingelheim....

Draft Patents (Amendment), Rules, 2023

G.S.R. 619(E) 22/08/2023

Highlights of proposed changes to Patents Rules, 2003 by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Detailed insights into rule modifications...

Patents: Registration, Penalty and Relief

Discover the significance of intellectual property rights (IPR) and patents in India. Learn about the main objective of intellectual property laws, the process of granting patents, penalties for infringement, and the reliefs available in patent infringement cases....

Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Rejection of patent application on sole base of non-patentability u/s 3(k) is unjustified

Microsoft Technology Licensing Vs Assistant Controller of Patents And Designs (Delhi High Court)

Delhi High Court held that rejection of Microsoft patent application for invention relating to ‘Methods and Systems for authentication of a user for sub-locations of a network location’ solely on the basis of non-patentability under Section 3(k) of the Patent Act, 1970 is unjustified and needs re-examination....

Transgenic Animal Patents: Harvard College vs. Canada

Explore the legal complexities surrounding transgenic animal patents through the Harvard College vs. Canada case. Understand the global perspectives on patenting living organisms and the impact on intellectual property rights....

Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Evergreening or layering of patent protect is impermissible under Indian Patent Law

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma Gmbh & Co. Kg Vs Vee Excel Drugs And Pharmaceuticals Private Ltd. & Ors. (Delhi High Court)

Delhi High Court held that filing of multiple patent claims in respect of the same invention amounts to evergreening or layering of patent protection, which is impermissible under the Indian Patent Law. ...

Principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by Patent Office while rejecting application: Delhi HC

N.V. Satheesh Madhav Vs Deputy Controller of Patents And Designs (Delhi High Court)

The Hon’ble Delhi High Court while relying on Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgments observed that has observed that the principles of audi alteram partem have to be followed by the Patent Office while rejecting a patent application....

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