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Revocation of Patents in India – Lecture by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at UPES School of Law

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Revocation of Patents in India – Lecture by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at UPES School of Law

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Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala recently delivered a lecture to the B.Tech – LLB students of UPES School of Law as part of the ‘Patent Law and Practice Program’ being taught by BananaIP Team at the School.

This lecture was aimed at helping the students understand the process of patent revocation in India and compare the grounds of revocation with those listed under pre-grant and post-grant oppositions. This table below is a summary of the grounds available under Pre-grant opposition, Post-grant opposition and Revocation.

Sl. No.

GroundsPre grant Representation Post Grant Opposition Revocation

Relevant Sections

1

Prior ClaimingYesYesYes25(1)(c), 25(2)(c), 64(1)(a)
2Not entitled to applyNoNoYes

64(1)(b)

3

Wrongful obtainment (Petitioner)YesYesYes25(1)(a),

25(2)(b),

64(1)(c)

4Not an InventionYesYes Yes

25(1)(f),

25(2)(f),

64(1)(d)

5

Not Novel

a.     Prior Patents

b.     Prior Publication

c.     Public Knowledge (India)

d.    Public Use (India)

YesYesYes25(1)(b),

25(1)(d),

25(2)(b),

25(2)(d),

64(1)(e)

6Lacks inventive step./ Obvious – Person Skilled in the artYesYesYes

25(1)e),

25(2)(e),

64(1)(f)

7

Not usefulNoNoYes64(1)(g)
8Insufficient description –

Not enabling

– Average Skill

– Average Knowledge

No best  method

YesYesYes

25(1)(g),

25(2)(g),

64(1)(h)

9

Indefinite & Unsupported ClaimNoNoYes64(1)(i)
10Inequitable ConductNoNoYes

64(1)(j)

 

11

Ineligible subject matterYesYesYes25(1)(f),

25(2)(f),

64(1)(k)

12Secret use (India)NoNoYes

64(1)(l)

13

Non submission of IUFA

(Information and Undertaking regarding Foreign Applications)

YesYesYes25(1)(h),

25(2)(h),

64(1)(m)

14

Non compliance with FFP (Foreign Filing Permit)NoNoYes64(1)(n)
15Contravention of secrecy directionNoNoYes

64(1)(n)

16

Fraudulent AmendmentNoNoYes64(1)(o)
17Non-disclosure / wrong disclosure of biological material sourceYesYesYes

25(1)(j),

25(2)(j),

64(1)(p)

18

Traditional KnowledgeYesYesYes25(1)(k),

25(2)(k),

64(1)(q)

19Convention filing after twelve monthsYesYesNo

25(1)(i),

25(2)(i)

About Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala manages the largest new age Intellectual Property Firm, BananaIP Counsels, headquartered at Bangalore, India. In addition to helping clients maximize business value from intellectual assets, Dr. Kalyan also consults for United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and teaches at premier institutions such as National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B).

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