Law & Access to Medicine

Law & Access to Medicine

Draft Patent Amendment Rules, 2018: Comments

The Lawyers Collective and Medecins Sans Frontieres—Access Campaign  welcome the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion’s (DIPP) initiative to seek views and comments on its “Draft Rules” (see below) to further amend the Patent Rules, 2003. We would like to submit our comments jointly on the Draft Rules (see below), particularly on Rules pertaining to patent prosecution highway and constitution of a two-member bench to dispose applications filed under section 25(1) of the Patents Act, 1970 (the Act).   

January 9,2019

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