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IP Training Services

This is to announce that a basic IP Training workshop was held at ABB’s INCRC by the team at PatNMarks. The audience was primarily research leads, product leads and potential patentees within ABB’s Indian Research Center, based out of Bangalore, … Continue reading

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Rebutting Novratis

As mentioned in Case Study II of the previous article on pharmaceutical patenting, Novartis obtained US patent 6894051 on 17 May 2005 for a new crystalline form of its blockbuster blood cancer drug Gleevec/Glivec. This crystal modification was termed the … Continue reading

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Direct and Indirect Benefits of Protecting (IPRs)

There are several private and public benefits of protecting intellectual property rights (IPRs) and the existence of such protection is as a result of both these benefits. However, the direct and indirect private benefits are often not recognised or underestimated. … Continue reading

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Pharma Patent Primer

An analysis of pharmaceutical patenting reveals the various trends in the types of patents being granted. The earliest product patents focused on chemical compounds, which later gave way to biological products such as antibiotics. Now the emphasis is on genetically … Continue reading

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Innovative Indemnity

I’ve struggled with a major writer’s block, all of June. I have been pondering what a good first article might be, for our blog here at PatNMarks. In the end I decided that Intellectual Property (IP) in India is still, … Continue reading

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Welcome

Hello! Welcome to the PatNMarks web log. Starting June 2006, we hope to take you through several worthy discussions on Intellectual Property Law, generate worthy conversation on policy and procedures and make for better interaction amongst practitioners, inventors and officials. … Continue reading

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