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Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021- Highlights

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2021 came into effect on September 21, 2021 by amending the Patents Rules 2003. Key Points By amending the rules, Union Government has reduced the patent filing and processing fees that are charged on educational institutions by 80%. This reduction in fees is at par with similar concession available to start-ups ..




United States tops 2018 report on patents filed by members of WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has recently released the 2018 report on patents filed by members of its Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). The United Nations (UN) data shows the United States remained the leading individual country for patent applications in 2018. But on a regional basis, Asia’s surge continued. It’s a sign of innovation ..