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UNDERSTANDING THE AMENDMENTS MADE TO THE PATENTS RULES, 2003 BY PATENTS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2020

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 159 of the Patents Act, 1970, the Central Government has on 19th October, 2020 amended the Patents Rules, 2003 vide the Patents (Amendment) Rules 2020. The key changes to the Patents Rules, 2003 by the Patents (Amendment) Rules 2020 are: 1. Rule 21 which deals with the ‘Filing…

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Allani Ferid v. Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs

Date of Decision: 20th July, 2020 (IPAB) Brief facts On 17.07.2002, the Appellant had filed a patent application entitled “Method and Device for Accessing Information Sources and Services of the Web”. On 19.11.2004, the Appellant requested for the examination for the patent application which was rejected on the ground that it lacked an inventive step….

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flIPstaan+: Patentability Analysis of Invisibility Device of ‘Mr. India’

SEASON 1 BONUS EPISODE – 3rd August, 2020 On the fine morning of 2ndof August 2020, Mr. Ankit Rastogi woke me up from my bed, to discuss not so much of a eureka moment. He wanted me to provide him an off the cuff patentability analysis of the invisibility band used by Mr. Arun Verma…

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Monsanto Holdings Pvt. Ltd. & Ors. v. Competition Commission of India & Ors.

Monsanto Holdings Pvt. Ltd. & Ors. v. Competition Commission of India & Ors. Date of decision: 20th May, 2020 in W.P. (C) No. 1776/2016 and W.P.(C) No. 3556/2017 by the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi at New Delhi Brief Facts: Petitioners, had developed an advance technology of manufacturing Bt. Cotton seeds which they licensed and…

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Bayer Corporation and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors.

Bayer Corporation and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors. and Bayer Intellectual Property Gmbh & Anr. v. Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 2019 (78) PTC 521 (Del); Division Bench Brief Facts 1: NATCO Dispute Bayer Corporation (hereinafter ‘Bayer’) filed a suit for infringement of Patent against Natco. During the pendency of the suit, Natco obtained a…

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Major (Retired) Sukesh Behl & Anr. v. Koninklijke Philips Electronics

Major (Retired) Sukesh Behl & Anr. v. Koninklijke Philips Electronics Before the High Court of Delhi at New Delhi FAO(OS) No. 16 of 2014 The present Appeal was filed by the Appellants as the Appellant’s application under Order XII Rule 6 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (Judgment on admission) was dismissed by the…