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December 2016 Archive

Is a “divisional of a divisional application” allowed in India?

The Patents Act, 1970 (hereinafter referred to as the Act) allows for the filing of a divisional application at any time before the grant of the parent application. Under Section 10 and 7 of the Act, a patent can relate to one invention only or group of inventions linked together to form a single inventive… Read More

Challenges in Drug Discovery

  Ian A Cliffe, MA PhD CChem FRSC Vice President and Head, Research Management Daiichi Sankyo India Pharma Private Limited Village Sarhaul, Sector 18, Udyog Vihar Industrial Area, Gurgaon 122 015, Haryana, India ian.cliffe.uu@dsin.co.in The pharmaceutical industry can rightly be proud of its many triumphs in the twentieth century which have improved quality of life… Read More