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Victory for Novozymes: Madras High Court Overrules Patent Office's Refusal

Victory for Novozymes: Madras High Court Overrules Patent Office’s Refusal

The Madras High Court, in a decision dated March 19, 2024, set aside a patent refusal order issued by the Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs in the case of a patent application filed by Novozymes A/S. This post summarizes the decision of the court in this case. Continue Reading Victory for Novozymes: Madras High Court Overrules Patent Office’s Refusal

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Transparency Triumphs : Patent Refusals must elucidate clear grounds

The Delhi High Court recently ruled in favor of Calm Water Therapeutics LLC, highlighting the importance of transparent reasoning in patent refusal decisions. The Court’s observations underscored flaws in the Controller’s assessment, emphasizing the necessity of comprehensive reasoning behind such refusals. Continue Reading Transparency Triumphs : Patent Refusals must elucidate clear grounds

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Delhi High Court reverses Patent refusal, Highlights significance of procedural adherence in handling claims of PCT National phase applications.

The Delhi High Court, in a recent decision dated February 23, 2024, in Mitsui Chemicals Inc. vs Controller of Patents, overturned the patent refusal order issued by the Controller in respect of patent application No. 3877/DELNP/200. This decision underscores the significance of procedural adherence, especially in handling of claims during the national phase entry of PCT applications. Background/Facts Mitsui Chemicals (the Appellant) filed a PCT national phase application titled "Plant Disease and Insect Damage Control Composition and Plant Disease and Insect…

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Review and Reversal of Patent Refusal Orders by the Madras High Court

Madras High Court supports three inventions by overturning three patent refusals on grounds of Lack of valid grounds (RTA-408 case), failure to consider inventive features (fluidized bed boiler case) and procedural error (fuel temperature control case). Continue Reading Review and Reversal of Patent Refusal Orders by the Madras High Court

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Reversal of unreasoned and invalid Patent refusals based on Section 3(d), Novelty, and Inventive Step

Reversal of unreasoned and invalid Patent refusals based on Section 3(d), Novelty, and Inventive Step

Exploring recent High Court judgments overturning patent application refusals, highlighting the importance of detailed reasoning and thorough consideration in patent office decisions. Continue Reading Reversal of unreasoned and invalid Patent refusals based on Section 3(d), Novelty, and Inventive Step

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Madras High Court Rulings on Patent Application Refusals

Madras High Court Rulings on Patent Application Refusals

In this post, we examine recent Madras High Court rulings that have overturned patent application refusals. These cases, involving complex topics such as immunological targeting, drug delivery formulations, and polynucleotide libraries, highlight the Court's stance on the necessity for clear and cogent reasoning in patent application rejections. Case Notes Rejection of claim amendments under Section 59 without reasons is not valid, says the Madras High Court. In a case involving a patent application relating to "Immunological Targeting of Pathological Tau Proteins",…

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