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Relief for Pfizer as IPAB stays Revocation on Drug Tolterodine

In a positive development for US drug giant Pfizer, the country’s Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has issued an interim stay on an order stated by the Indian Patent Office removing a patent of Pfizer, for its extended release drug Tolterodine (Detrol), which is used for treating old age patients who suffer from frequent urination. 901 more words

IP Practice In India

Open Source Seed pledge

By opening this packet, you pledge that you will not restrict others’ use of these seeds and their derivatives by patents, licenses, or any other means.

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Is It Time For a New Patent Exam System?

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) should consider revamping its patent examination system, according to a new white paper authored by two members of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) U.S. 350 more words

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“After Final Consideration” Pilot Program Extended by Patent Office

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that it is extending a popular program that allows patent applicants to submit minor amendments to their patent applications even after final rejection. 403 more words

Work And No Play

Supreme Court to Consider What Makes a Patent “Indefinite”

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the standards for determining whether a patent is invalid as indefinite.

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Life is a (Global Patent Prosecution) Highway

Thirteen countries have signed an agreement that provides patent applicants with an opportunity to request accelerated examination – and, potentially, early patent grants – in the signatory states. 250 more words

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Life is a (Global Patent Prosecution) Highway

Thirteen countries have signed an agreement that provides patent applicants with an opportunity to request accelerated examination – and, potentially, early patent grants – in the signatory states. 250 more words

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