Monthly Archives: March 2011

Brazil: Faster registration for PCT applications

[IP Tango] [BR INPI] Brazil patent office (INPI) is going to launch a system called Data Acquisition System (SISAD-PCT) from April. This system will allow faster registration of patent application coming via PCT by communication with WIPO database. Generally, Brazil … Continue reading

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India: New Patent manual

Today, Patent office published “Manual of Patent Office Practice and Procedure” (Click Here)

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Karo Bio and Zydus Cadila extends earlier collaboration

Yesterday, Zydus cadila and Karo Bio announced that they extend their research collaboration on novel glucocorticoid steroids to one more year. This collaboration was concluded in early 2008 as three year program. [Karo Bio Press Release] By searching Karo Bio … Continue reading

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New EPO “Register plus”/Espacenet interface

EPOline has updated EPO register plus (Now European Patent register)/Espacenet interface with new helpful features. New URLs of [Register Plus] [Espacenet v5] Features: a) Register plus includes keyword search and search by opponent name as advanced search options b) Quick … Continue reading

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An interesting article from WSJ

Daiichi Yet to Gain from Ranbaxy Buy (WSJ)

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Fentora case

The district court has ruled in favor of Watson in a case related Fentora buccal tablet product. [Law360] [Link] This ruling is confined to first set of patents Cephalon sued Watson, Barr and Sandoz for patent infringement of 6200604 & … Continue reading

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New Draft Patent Rule for improving Online filing

Indian Patent office has published yesterday new draft patent rule 2011. This amendment is basically to improve patent filing through online. We may recollect the last published draft rules include “25% reduction when patent application filed online”. This draft rule … Continue reading

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