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48 months time period for filing of RFE of patent application is mandatory: DHC

The Delhi High Court has clarified that the time period of forty-eight months (from the date of priority of the patent application or from the date of filing of the patent application, whichever is earlier,) for the filing of request … Continue reading

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ISR & IPER are essential inputs in examination of patents: MHC

In an attempt to cut short the delays in the grant of patents, the Madras High Court has held that Patent Cooperation Treaty (“PCT”) search reports shall be treated as an essential input in the examination of the pending national … Continue reading

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Permission required for PCT Applications filed by residents in India: DHC

In an important ruling effecting PCT applications in India, the Delhi High Court ruled that an international application (PCT Application) filed by an Indian national with Indian Patent Office is not an application made in India unless appropriate permission under … Continue reading

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