Tag: patent

Evaluation Of India’s Stand On Pharmaceutical Patenting

By Aakansha Bhola Editor’s Note: Patents are intellectual property usually possessed by the industry. They usually protect the commercial right of the patent-holder. But before further elaboration on this, understanding the concept of intellectual property is necessary. Intellectual property is property possessed by virtue of the mind and intellect. It […]

Right to Health vis-à-vis Patent Protection: The Indian Scenario

By Rahul Vicky, CNLU Patna Introduction In India, all drugs were generics before 2005 because there were no product patents for pharmaceuticals. India became fully TRIPS compliant in 2005 through the introduction of pharmaceutical patents, with legislation that included safeguards to protect public health. In particular, section 3(d) of India’s […]

Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmaceuticals

By Amitav Singh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: With the rapid advancement of science and technology, the pharmaceutical industry has been flourishing the market with life saving drugs. Intellectual property rights of pharmaceuticals is governed by patent law. India being a signatory of the GATT is […]

Biotechnology Patents And Problem Of Non-Obviousness

By Rahul Deo, CNLU Patna Editors Note: In recent years, there has been an explosive growth in biotechnology research. The society has witnessed the completion of the human genome project, the success of animal cloning, pharmaceutical research, and other notable advances. The situation grows complex and this project deals with […]

Protection of Confidential Information: The Reality

By Akshay Maheshwari & Anjali Bhatt, UPES Editors Note: After an extensive comparative analysis, the paper tries to throw light on the law as developed by English Court and also evaluates the protection afforded to confidential information in India by way of equitable relief in the absence of a specific […]

Bioinformatics And Intellectual Property Rights

By Sameekshya Naik, NLUO Editor’s Note: The possibility of the discovery of drugs and cures based on genetic studies that may have the potential to treat diseases hereto considered incurable, has meant an investment of huge amounts in research and development of bioinformatics tools of a more sophisticated, nature which would […]