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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

The Delhi High Court held that an international application (PCT Application) filed by an Indian resident with Indian Patent Office is not an application made in India unless appropriate permission under the Patents Act is granted to Indian resident by … Continue reading

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Power of patent revocation discretionary u/S 64(1): DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the power of the Controller of Patents to revoke a patent under Section 64(1) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970 (“Act”) is discretionary and such revocation is not automatic. The Court said, “….. … 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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Indian Patent Office starts comprehensive online filing for Patents

The Comprehensive online Patent filing services of the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks was inaugurated here today. The function held at Boudhik Sampada Bhawan, was attended by senior officers of the Department, officials of … Continue reading

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