Copyright Law

TRIPS Regulations

Written by: – Punit Sanwal, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar TRIPS Regulations Introduction The TRIPS agreement is a multilateral treaty among various nations and it is known as “Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights”. This treaty came into effect on January 1st, 1995 and is considered to be the most comprehensive multilateral treaty on intellectual property rights till date. The TRIPS agreement lays down minimum standard of regulation provided by each member nation. …

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GLOCHEM INDUSTRIES LTD. VS. CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD.

GLOCHEM INDUSTRIES LTD. VS. CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD. Written by: Abhinav Anand Introduction Glochem Industries Ltd. filed a pre-grant opposition against the grant of the patent application filed by Cadila Healthcare Ltd. titled “crystalline clopidogrel besylate and process for preparation thereof”. Said opposition was disposed of in January 2009 and all the grounds taken up by Glochem i.e. anticipation by prior publication, anticipation by prior claiming, anticipation by prior use, lack of inventive step, non-patentable subject matter, insufficiency …

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SECTION 40 , 41 , 42 , 43 , 44 OF PATENT ACT

SECTION 40 , 41 , 42 , 43 , 44 OF PATENT ACT Written BY-HARSH SRIVASTAVA , CHANAKYA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY COURSE NAME -B.B.A LLB (HONS) INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS PATENT ACT? The Indian Patent Act which was established in the year1970, acts as a balancing meter between the rights that has been given to the applicant and the obligation towards the society by granting or providing these very specific rights. Some of the most important features …

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International agreements in case of patents

International agreements in case of patents  Written by: Arnav Vyas Summary of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (1925) : Two Acts of the Hague Agreement are currently in operation – the 1999 Act and the 1960 Act. In September 2009, it was decided to freeze the application of the 1934 Act of the Hague Agreement, thus simplifying and streamlining overall administration of the international design registration system. An international design …

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NOVARTIS AG & Ors. v UNION OF INDIA & Ors.

NOVARTIS AG & Ors. v UNION OF INDIA & Ors. This article is written by Seval Jain, a 2nd year Student of Chanakya National Law University, Patna. The article analyses the landmark judgment of Novartis AG & ors. v Union of India & ors. which clarifies many nation wide controversies on section 3(d) of Indian Patent Act, 1970. INTRODUCTION:  Intellectual Property is a form of intangible property which has been developed by any person on …

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