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Rejection of Application Based on Pre-Grant Representation May Be Appealed to IPAB

First Publication Date: 10th February 2010 In a decision delivered on February 8th, 2010, the Delhi High Court held that an applicant aggrieved by the rejection of his application by the Controller based on a pre-grant representation may file an appeal to the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB). The court delivered the decision after consolidating writ petitions filed by UCB FARCHIM, COLORCON, YEDA RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT and ELI LILLY. As per the Court, a rejection by the Controller based on…

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Patent Infringement Analysis or FTO Analysis in India – Challenges

First Publication Date: 27th January 2010.   Patent infringement analysis is one of the key studies that may be carried out under various scenarios. Some of them being: Proactively ensuring that they don’t violate third party IP, by carrying out this study at product development stage When sued by a competitor on the grounds of infringement of their patent rights Patent holders constantly monitor competitors’ products to check whether competitors’ products are infringing their patent, and take necessary actions to…

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Analyzing Patentability of Inventions – A Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at the UPES School of Law

This presentation is part of the 'Patent Law and Practice Program' being taught by BananaIP Team at UPES School of Law to B.tech-LLB Students. This presentation is titled "Analyzing Patentability of Inventions" and covers the following topics: Patentability Requirements Patentable Subject Matter Exclusions Examples Industrial applicability Novelty Inventive Step Secondary Indication Examples Specification Dr. Kalyan's Latest IP Thriller - The Dravidian You may access the full presentation here: About Dr. Kalyan…

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Pharma Patents and Drug Prices- A Presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at NLSIU, Bangalore

The following presentation titled ‘Pharma Patents and Drug Prices’ was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala (Managing Partner, BananaIP Counsels, Bangalore) on 5th January, 2016 at the conference on “Affordability, Accessibility and Availability of Medicine and IPR” at National Law School of India University. Organized through the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Research and Advocacy and MHRD Chair on Intellectual Property Rights, the conference was held at the International Training Centre, NLSIU, Bengaluru. The following topics were covered as a…

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Intro to Patent Law and Patentability Requirements – Presentations by Dr. Kalyan Kankanala at NLSIU

The presentations embedded in this post have been delivered by Dr. Kalyan  Kankanala in his Patent Law course at National Law School of India University, Bangalore. The presentation on Intro to Patent Law gives an overview of patent philosophy. It covers social, economic and utilitarian rationales and gives an introduction to the tragedy of commons dimension. It also covers the patent life cycle, and public interest aspects of patent law. This presentation is an updated version of the 2013 presentation.Continue…

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