Indian Patent Act

September 10, 2016

National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy 2016

In the second week of May 2016, the Union Cabinet has approved a new National Intellectual Rights Policy to outline the future roadmap for IPR in India. Vision Statement This policy has been released with a vision statement that envisages…

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Section 3 (d) of the Indian Patent Act

The section 3 (d) of the Indian Patent Act, which was introduced in 2005, states that, for a new form of an existing substance to be patentable, it should show an ‘enhanced efficacy’. This section prevents pharmaceutical companies from evergreening…

January 10, 2015

Generic Drugs and Various Issues Around Patent Law in India

The cost of drug depends on the expenditure of the research and procedures of approval. Every newly launched drug is thus very expensive to begin with. Patent regime protects their investments of resources. After the patent is over, the same…