PIL on Patent Working Requirement: Timeline and Updates

This post presents recent updates and a timeline of events on Prof. Basheer’s PIL relating to the patent working requirement. Brief Background The writ petition brought into light the issue pertaining to non-compliance of the patent working requirement (known as the… Continue Reading

How to bypass Novelty objection in FER vis-a-vis patent application?

In order to overcome objection made by the Controller in the First Examination Report (FER), with regard to novelty, I generally undertake the following steps in order to make an appropriate response to the objections raised. There is no straight… Continue Reading

Indian Patent Procedure 3 -‘Client2Attorney’

This post continues from Indian Patent Procedure 2. Dear Mr X, We write in furtherance of our previous letter, apprising you of the examination process in the Indian patent procedure. Another crucial stage to note is the stage of opposition.… Continue Reading

Indian Patent Procedure 2 – ‘Client2Attorney’

This is post is in continuation of Indian Patent Procedure. Dear Mr X, We write in furtherance of our letter dated December 13, 2017, apprising you of the filing process vis-a-vis the Indian patent procedure. In this mail, we will… Continue Reading