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 The pharmaceutical industry can rightly be proud of its many triumphs in the twentieth century which have improved quality of life… Read More