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Comments on India’s draft biotech patent guidelines posted

Peter Leung, Hong Kong


The India Patent Office has released public feedback to its draft guidelines for the examination of biotechnology patents

The guidelines were released on December 11 2013 with a public comment period until January 11. The Patent Office received comments from Indian biotechnology firms, patent law firms, and groups such as the Organisation of Pharmaceuticals Producers of India (OPPO), the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and even the Japan Intellectual Property...


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@EIP_Elements @ReddieGrose Makes sense in principle. But patent owners might be aggrieved if they had to pay additional (renewal) fees!

Aug 3 2015 06:45 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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@ReddieGrose Also Sir Robin's discomfort with Bellure http://t.co/ZOqbCSCdve #smellalike

Aug 3 2015 05:20 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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@ReddieGrose Yes, seems reasonable. Can think of some judges who might like to be free of CJEU precedent on eg TM exhaustion & confusion!

Aug 3 2015 04:28 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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