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Madras High Court criticizes inconsistent patent examination in Industeel France case, emphasizing fair and thorough evaluation for inventors.

Patent examination should not kill the scientific temper of an inventor

The Madras High Court criticized inconsistent patent examination practices in Industeel France’s case, emphasizing the need for a fair and thorough evaluation process. The court ordered a de novo examination by a different Controller and stressed the importance of maintaining scientific temper. Continue Reading Patent examination should not kill the scientific temper of an inventor

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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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Patent: Basics of Specification Drafting – Presentation by Somashekar Ramakrishna

The presentation herein, on Basics of Specification Drafting, was delivered by Mr. Somashekar Ramakrishna at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, for Senior Officials of the Ministry of MSME, Government of India. Starting with specification contents, the presentation covers drafting guidelines, claim drafting basics and examples. For more information about the presentation or the event, you may contact the Sinapse team at [email protected].

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