Indian Patent Office

Indian Patent Office: July 2018 Top Updates

The Patents Amendment Act (2005), was introduced in the Indian Parliament in March 2005 with the motive to make Indian Patent System compatible with the rest of the world. The amendment was proposed mainly to incorporate various rules those were outlined in the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) which India is a signatory.[…]

Post-Grant Opposition in India

Post Grant Opposition In India: Know The Basics

India became a signatory of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement on 1st January 2005, and subsequently, Section 25 of the Act got amendments to adhere to the terms of the agreement of TRIPS. This amendment provides a system integration of pre and post-grant opposition wherein inventions that are either on the way[…]