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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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Indian Patent Office functioning as ISA & IPEA

Indian Patent Office started functioning as International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT from October 15, 2013 http://goo.gl/1LzgNj

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