Tag: Microorganisms

Microorganisms and the Indian Patents Scenario

Introduction: A microorganism is a microscopic organism, known to be one of the earliest life forms on earth. Viruses, fungi, bacteria, archaea, protozoa and algae are the six major forms of microorganisms, exploited expeditiously by the biotechnologists and micro-biologists for research purposes. From beer brewing, bread making to mass production of antibiotics, microorganisms is used … Continue reading Microorganisms and the Indian Patents Scenario

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Depository Material

Indian Patents Act provides an applicant to deposit a biological material in support of the Indian patent application. It is an exigent via which an applicant can cure what might otherwise be a conceivably fatal defect in a patent application or even for an issued patent. A “biological deposit” can, in that case, fulfil the … Continue reading Depository Material

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