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VPATAPP – A mobile application for patent professionals in Android platform

The purpose of this post is to introduce a mobile application (VPATAPP) for the patent professionals and this app works in Android mobile platform. This app is new and good initiate to provide valuable information to the patent professionals for … Continue reading

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Pharmaceutical inventions and patenting methods in India

We all are well aware of the fact that intense lobbying is happening on both to protect improvement inventions by innovator pharmaceutical companies and strategies to tackle these attempts by generic pharmaceutical companies. Pharmaceutical innovations are always treated special in … Continue reading

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Online filing of Indian patent application and practical difficulties

Recently, Indian patent office announced new fee structure and proposed some amendments [Patents (Amendment) Rules 2014] for filing/prosecuting Indian patent applications and now it is notified that those amendments are published in Gazette Of India, hence it is effective from the … Continue reading

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Comprehensive e-Filing module Demo

Comprehensive e-filing module demonstration was conducted on Aug 13, 2012 at Chennai patent office. E-filing module is developed to enable patent applicant to send all prosecution related communications to IPO online. E-filing module is completely web based, no software installation … Continue reading

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Third party observation in PCT

I have come across this blog post in IP Kat. I surprised to see this news and want to share with my friends. WIPO has now introduced a web option to submit prior art documents to published PCT applications at Patentscope. To … Continue reading

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Consolidation 2011

Disclaimer: This blog/post is an amateur effort Consolidated 2011 IP news INDIA First Patent Rules amendments: Indian Patent Office (IPO) published two draft patent rules amendments in 2011. The first one was on (Jan 2011) (Link) and second one was on (March … Continue reading

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AN UPDATE: India – Natco – Compulsory license

This is an update of Natco’s compulsory license application for Sorafenib and continuation of the earlier post. Controller of patent posted this CL opposition hearing on Jan 06, 2012. (DNA article). Bayer/patentee has sought for adjournment of this hearing (copy of … Continue reading

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Mexico: Medicine Patent journal updated

Mexico INPI has updated new medicine patent journal last week. [December 2011] After April 2011 update, MX INPI has updated some addendum to the journal like [July 2011] [July 2011] [July 2011] [August 2011] [Aug 2011] [Aug 2011] [Oct 2011] … Continue reading

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Madras High Court – Erlotinib patent infringement suits

[Business Line] [India Infoline] [Order] We are aware that Roche has filed patent infringement suit against some companies (Intas, Matrix) in Madras High Court which is related to Erlotinib and the patent No. 196774. Both of the suits and connected … Continue reading

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Common Citation Document Application (CCD)

[http://www.trilateral.net/ccd] Common Citation Document (CCD) Application is web based patent information tool developed by trilateral offices (USPTO, EPO & JPO) to provide single point access to citation data for their examined patent applications. It consolidates the prior cited by all three … Continue reading

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