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Within the mandate of TRIPS agreement India has set its own patentability standards which define grounds for rejecting a patent and patentee rights. India has in the year 2013 within the precincts of its amended patent laws, which are in alignment with TRIPS, passed two landmark rulings. Natco pharma was issued a compulsory license for [...]

Traditional knowledge and Intellectual property: Case of Turmeric                     In 1995, two expatriate Indians at the University of Mississippi Medical Centre were granted U.S. Patent 5,401,504 on Use of Turmeric in Wound Healing. The claim covered “a method of promoting healing of a wound by administering [...]

Natural DNA is not patentable but cDNA is-US Supreme Court The epic saga of Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics has finally come to an end on 13th June 2013. The United States Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that naturally occurring isolated human genes cannot be patented, but that a synthetic DNA sequence, known [...]

What is not Patentable? Laws & rules mandating patentability differ slightly from country to country. The legal system has kept the welfare of the society & environment in the forefront.  Article 27 of the TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) agreement mandates the member countries to grant patents for all inventions, whether products or [...]

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