A patent infringement suit has been filed by Panacea Biotech Limited before the Delhi High Court for restraining Sanofi Healthcare India Pvt. Ltd. from marketing Hexavalent vaccine which will infringe Panacea’s patent for its fully liquid Whole-Cell Pertussis based fully liquid Hexavalent Vaccine,... Read More
The knowledge economy demands more inventive ideas and concepts to improve the existing features of the product or to build new products. With globalization, the business must develop such an idea or concept that solves a technical problem in an unexpectedly new or better way. If it is making it, then it is highly imperative to take adequate and timely steps to protect its... Read More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) latest decision, in IBSA Institut Biochimique, S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., affirmed a District Court's decision that the asserted claims relating to a pharmaceutical composition were invalid as indefinite under 35 U.S.C §112.
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WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation) defines Intellectual Property to be creations of the mind that have been manifested. Inventions form a vital part of intellectual property and the rights with respect to such inventions are safeguarded by means of a patent. A patent is an exclusive right that has... Read More
Filing a patent application is a necessity for the protection of an invention. A patent helps in restricting others from copying the patentee’s invention/technology. But if the patent application has not been filed in a professional manner, it would not be an easy task to have a patent granted based on the patent application filed. Procedure for grant and further management... Read More
Patent Searches are key to evaluate the feasibility of a product/idea/invention before investing much time, capital, and resources, initially. Patent searches help in carrying out due diligence. Below are some of the Patent Searches commonly practiced in the Intellectual Property (IP) Industry:
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Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is a multilateral treaty concluded in Washington in 1970 and came into force in 1978. It is administered by the International Bureau (IB) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.
PCT provides a platform for applicants seeking patent protection for their inventions internationally. By one... Read More