Category: Patent Rule Amendment

Patent Amendment Rules, 2020

In 2019, the Indian Patent Office published the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, which came into force starting 20th October, 2019. The Office had invited everyone to submit their objections and/or suggestions in regard to the proposed Patent rules. On 22nd October, 2020 post taking all suggestions into consideration, the Central Government published the Patent (Amendment) … Continue reading Patent Amendment Rules, 2020

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The Proposed Amendments for The Patent Rules, 2003 published by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry

The Patent Rules, 2003 are proposed to be amended by the draft rules as published by The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industry and Internal Trade through a Notification dated 31st May, 2019 [G.S.R.396(E)[1]] . The draft rules shall be taken into consideration upon the expiry of 30 days from the date on … Continue reading The Proposed Amendments for The Patent Rules, 2003 published by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry

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Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2018

Introduction On the 4th December, 2018, The Ministry of Commerce and Industry released the draft (rules amendment) for Patents Act 1970. These rules are mainly amended with respect to international applications, patent opposition and a few form related extensions. The Central Government proposes to make these amendments in exercise of the powers conferred by section … Continue reading Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2018

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