Friday, April 19 2024   \  Published by Asia IP Law.

India’s Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024 notified

India’s Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024 notified

India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry notified the Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024 on March 15, 2024, to amend the Patent Rules, 2003. “The Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2024 bring cheer to the patent applicants with the favourable rules.

The new rules simplify compliance requirements and are aimed at expediting the registration process,” said Rachna Bakhru, a partner at RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys in Gurugram.

Under the new rules, the timeline to file the request for examination has been reduced from 48 to 31 months, thus allowing for faster registration. Read more

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