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Court balances Hygieia’s patent application after IPO disbalances it under section 59

Court balances Hygieia’s patent application after IPO disbalances it under section 59

The Madras High Court has set aside the refusal of Hygieia Inc.’s patent application, highlighting the need for proper consideration of amended claims. The court emphasized the importance of interpreting claims in conjunction with their specifications and has directed a re-examination of the application by a different controller within six months. Continue Reading Court balances Hygieia’s patent application after IPO disbalances it under section 59

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Madras High Court clarifies that claim amendments in a patent application do not mean abandoning earlier claims. Learn about the court's decision in Genomatica Inc. vs Controller of Patents

New claims, Old claims, and Claim Amendments: Section 59 of the Patents Act

In a significant ruling, the Madras High Court clarified that amending claims in a patent application does not imply abandonment of earlier claims. The court directed that decisions should be based on the amended claims. This analysis was part of Genomatica Inc. vs Controller of Patents case. Continue Reading New claims, Old claims, and Claim Amendments: Section 59 of the Patents Act

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