Archive for the ‘Legal Services’ Category

Indian Patent and Pharma Laws should not be considered discriminatory: Public Citizen

In an ongoing investigation, Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects on the U.S. Economy launched by USITC, a top American non-profit consumer rights advocacy group by the name of ‘Public Citizen‘ has said that Indian pharma laws should not be considered discriminatory. In a submission to USITC, Public Citizen said on Monday that India’s rules meet the data protection requirements under Trade Related […]


Natco seeks to block Gilead’s Hepatitis C drug patent in India

(Reuters) – India’s Natco Pharma Ltd (NATP.NS) has formally asked the Indian patent office to deny U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc’s (GILD.O) new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi a patent in India, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. If successful, the move could clear the way for the Indian company to launch a […]


IISc professors get a US patent for their virtual liver product

While India might be hovering at the bottom of IP Index this year as well, Indian’s are still getting patents for their inventions. Just last week,  Strand Life Sciences, founded by professors at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, was awarded a patent in the US last week for its two-year-old virtual liver product, used by pharmaceuticals […]


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