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PepsiCo’s Potato Plant Variety and Patent Agent Address Change through Form 30

PepsiCo’s Potato Plant Variety and Patent Agent Address Change through Form 30

Explore key legal outcomes in the PepsiCo plant variety case and the latest guidelines for patent agent address changes, as ruled by the Delhi High Court. This post delves into significant IP law decisions, providing essential updates for professionals in the field. Continue Reading PepsiCo’s Potato Plant Variety and Patent Agent Address Change through Form 30

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BananaIP's IP Weekly Patents & Design Stats in the First Week of Jan 2024

BananaIP’s IP Weekly: Patents & Design Stats in the First Week of Jan 2024

Kick off 2024 with BananaIP’s latest weekly update on India’s IP scene. We’re covering the first week of January, with all you need to know about recent patent and design stats – straightforward, useful, and relevant for everyone following India’s IP developments. Continue Reading BananaIP’s IP Weekly: Patents & Design Stats in the First Week of Jan 2024

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Draft Patent Rules 2024

Draft Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2024

The Draft Indian Patent Rules 2024 has been released for public review. This draft addresses the adjudication process for penalties in patent-related matters. It introduces specific roles such as 'Adjudicating Officer' and 'Appellate Authority', clarifying their functions in the patent adjudication process. The draft also details procedures for filing and appealing complaints in cases of patent contraventions.These updates are part of an ongoing effort to enhance the clarity and efficiency of the patent process in India. Objections or suggestions, if any, may…

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Patent Examination and Pre-Grant Opposition are independent processes, says the Delhi High Court

Patent Examination and Pre-Grant Opposition are independent processes

Patent Examination and Pre-Grant Opposition are independent processes, says the Delhi High Court In an appeal filed by Novartis from the decision of a Single Judge, the Division Bench of the Delhi High  Court considered if a pre-grant opponent would have the right to participate and get a hearing with respect to amendments made by the patent applicant based on directions of the Controller of Patents. The pre-grant oppositions in the case were filed by NATCO and several others, and…

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Divisional Patent Filing, Patent Claim Amendments, Assessment of Damages, and DUS test for PV Protection

Divisional Patent Filing, Patent Claim Amendments, Assessment of Damages, and DUS test for PV Protection

In this post, we bring to you 3 interesting patent cases and a plant variety case. These cases relate to: when divisional patent applications can be filed? if claim amendments can move from method to gel formulation, assessment of patent infringement and damages based on publicly available data, and the role of DUS test in Plant Variety Protection. Continue Reading Divisional Patent Filing, Patent Claim Amendments, Assessment of Damages, and DUS test for PV Protection

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Madras High Court's Progressive Stance on Patent Claim Amendments

Madras High Court’s Progressive Stance on Patent Claim Amendments and Other Aspects

In this post, we at BananaIP bring to you select Patent cases relating to Patent Claim amendments, Patent exclusions, and Patent orders. Amending polypeptide patent claims mentioning specific sequence IDs to polynucleotide claims mentioning the said sequence IDs is permitted, says Madras High Court. While dealing with the rejection of a patent application based on impermissible claim amendments, the Madras High Court reiterated that claim amendments are permissible as long as the amendments are disclosed in the specification. After reviewing the…

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Weekly IP Insights Essential Updates from BananaIP Counsels

Weekly IP Insights: Essential Updates from BananaIP Counsels

Explore the latest trends and critical developments in Intellectual Property with BananaIP’s Weekly IP Update. Our expert patent attorneys and IP specialists provide insightful analysis and essential information for professionals and enthusiasts alike. Stay informed with our comprehensive weekly digest. Continue Reading Weekly IP Insights: Essential Updates from BananaIP Counsels

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