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Bolar provisions in India's patent law


In May 2003, when India's Patent Act was amended, a new Section 107A was introduced. This provided for a research exemption as an exception to the general rules of patent infringement. Commonly known as a Bolar provision, this research exemption enables a manufacturer of generic drugs to use a patented invention to obtain marketing approval without the patent owner's permission before the patent expires. The generic drug maker...


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@ipgossip Results of our previous survey on the topic ($/trial) http://t.co/Og2jh6Tcqd Keen to see how attitudes have changed in 3 months

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@ipgossip Hi Wendy. In a couple of weeks hopefully; we will publish online and summarise on Twitter once compiled!

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.@MicrosoftAfrica & @KenyaCopyright develop online IP registration system http://t.co/9mlv3nYJ3e We will have more info later this week

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