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Jul 03, 2017
Indian Patent Office reissues guidelines for computer-related inventionsStakeholders had stated that the guidelines issued in August 2015 could place the Indian software industry at the mercy of multinational corporations.
May 15, 2017
Software Patents: Prohibited under Indian law but granted in spiritAt present, the Indian Patents Act and the CRI Guidelines prohibit patents on software. However, software patents have in fact been granted recently by Indian Patent Offices to companies like Google, Apple and Facebook.
May 13, 2016
India's IPR regime is legal, equitable, WTO compliant: JaitleyIndia continues to feature in the watch list based on US assessment of Indian IPR protection as "inadequate"
Feb 05, 2016
Ill-equipped and exorbitant: India's battle against cancer is a horror for its patientsThe distance we need to travel before cancer treatment is universally available is clear from the fact that cancer surveillance is in its infancy.
Feb 04, 2016
World Cancer Day: Compulsory licensing of key drugs only way for India to fight this grave threatAbout four years ago, cancer usually meant a slow death, coupled with a vain fight, for the common man. It was largely because of the exorbitant costs of medicines.
Sep 26, 2015
Amendment to computer patent clause will not stifle creativity for vast tribe of IT enthusiasts in IndiaThe government earlier this week decided to amend the negativity contained in section 3K by adding the term ‘per se’ to the exclusion clause
Apr 01, 2013
Novartis patent case: Section 3(d) of Indian Patent Act explainedThis section states that inventions that are a mere "discovery" of a "new form" of a "known substance" and do not result in increased efficacy of that substance are not patentable.