Tag: First examination report

Scope Of Discretionary Powers Of The Controller Under Section 80, Patents Act

“Audi alteram partem” It is a famous Latin phrase and literally translates as “listen to the other side”. Other than being a famous Latin phrase, the same is also one of the two fundamental principles of natural justice. The aim of natural justice is to ensure fairness and remove arbitrariness. This doctrine dates back hundreds … Continue reading Scope Of Discretionary Powers Of The Controller Under Section 80, Patents Act

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IPO displays Month & year of RFE that are being examined

Indian Patent Office (IPO) makes available a dynamic grid here also shown below: IPO will make the month and year for the Request for Examination (RFE) filed that are currently being examined and the First Examination Report (FER) being issued, for each of the Groups, as displayed hereinabove. IPO also states that if FER is … Continue reading IPO displays Month & year of RFE that are being examined

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