Patent Registration Process Expedited
In a recent notice issued by CGPDTM it has been notified ro take steps to expedite the patent registration process irrespective of with or without any opposition stage (pre- / post).
To achieve this objective, office of CGPDTM have decided to do the following:
- Reduced the period of hearing intimation from 30 days to 10 days.
- No more than 2 adjournments to be granted to any party
- Period of adjournment reduced from 30 days to 10 days (in view of public interest though still it is 30 days under relevant Patent Rule).
Link to the Notice – Link
Source – CGPDTM, IPINDIA, Swarupa Ghosh