Last amended in 2006, this Act protects patents in India and is TRIPs compliant. It allows for both product and process patents and has several other sections that have become a subject of much international attention.
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has notified amendments to the Indian Patent Rules, 2019. A revised simpler Form 27 has been issued while timelines for filing have also been shifted from March 31st every year to September 30th. Read full details click here.