Monday, November 18, 2019

Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2019 Notified Last Updated: 8 October 2019Article by Aditi Verma Thakur, Pooja Nair and Swapnil JainIndusLaw Your LinkedInConnections at Firm 1. INTRODUCTION On 17th September 2019, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry notified the Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2019 (the “New Rules“) after seeking comments and feedback from the general public […]

The contours of “prior publication” in the context of an application for registration made under the Insecticides Act, 1968, the Court in held that in terms of Section 30 of the Patents Act, 1970 (‘Patents Act’), a disclosure made to a government department or to any other authority would not constitute prior publication. IN THE […]

The Supreme Court characterizes the subject matter of the case — an inquiry into whether Nuziveedu was infringing Monsanto’s patent — as scientific and “technically complex”. It reasons that such cases require expert evidence and examination of witnesses, in preference to relying on material which is publicly available and, for the most part in this […]

In Mylan Laboratories v. Union of India, DEL HC, HELD ” This Court is of the view that the doctrine of necessity has to be invoked in the present case. The legislative intent is of the continuity of IPAB and not its cessation because of a vacancy in its technical membership. If the post of […]

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