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Case Note: Farbewerke Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft Vormals Meister Lucius & Bruning Corporation Vs. Unichem Laboratories, – Indian Patent Revocation Case 2

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The case related to a patent in respect of the manufacture of new sulphonyl-ureas, salts of those compounds and of anti-diabetic preparation containing such compounds. The patent holder filed an infringement suit against the Respondents claiming that the manufacture, preparation and sale of Uni-Tolbid tablets by Respondents infringes its patent. In response, the Respondents argued that the patent was liable to be revoked due to insufficiency of disclosure and lack of novelty, inventive step and utility. The Court first reviewed the disclosure made by the patent holder and concluded that the specification had sufficient disclosure. It stated that a conventional manner...

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Chemtura Corp v. Union of India & Ors

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This is an additional note on the edifying post by Dr. Kalyan titled "Scope of Government Use Exemption in India" dated 14th December 2009. In the case of Chemtura Corp. v. Union of India & Ors. apart from the Government Use exemption another issue that was perhaps highlighted for the first time in Indian Courts related to Section 8 requirement of the Indian Patent Act 1970. As per section 8 there is a two fold obligation on the applicant viz. firstly to file along with the application a statement setting out the detailed particulars of the application filed by such applicant...

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