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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