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Can a delay in filing a PCT National Phase application in India be condoned? An interesting case on Rule 138 of The Patent Rules, 2003 (Amendment 2016)

Honorable Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the Delhi High Court (DHC) recently passed a ruling in the case of Tryton Medical Inc. Vs.. Union of India and Ors. (W.P.(C) 195/2017 and C.M. No. 888/2017). The instant case arose out of a petition filed by Tryton Medical Inc., (hereafter referred to as Tryton or Applicant or Petitioner) with the DHC, praying that the Court issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate writ, directing the Respondents in the case to comply…

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Patent Amendment Rules 2016

  In furtherance to the National IPR Policy released on the 13th  of May 2016, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has issued a notification bringing the Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2016 into effect from 16th  May 2016. Much of the content of the Draft Patent Rules has been maintained in the Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2016 with some further additions. Our post on the salient features of the Draft Patent Rules issued in 2015 can be accessed here…

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