Under PCT treaty, the patent applicant can seek patent protection for an invention simultaneously in each member state of the PCT treaty by filing international patent application at WIPO instead of filing numerous separate national patent applications in each country. Patent cooperation treaty members comprise 146 states.
International Patent Classification (IPC), Before filing for patent, the patent applicants should ascertain, that the subject matter in respect of which a patent is sought, does not fall under section 3 of the Indian Patent Act. A23C: DAIRY PRODUCTS, e.g. MILK, BUTTER, CHEESE; MILK OR CHEESE SUBSTITUTES; MAKING THEREOF (obtaining protein compositions for foodstuffs A23J 1/00; preparation of peptides, e.g. of proteins, in general C07K 1/00)
Patent Prosecution Process in India: The overall process of patent prosecution in India is a bit complicated due to multiple compliances and deadlines to follow by the patent applicants. Understanding why a research needs patent protection in a particular country, what all processes and drug products can be patented or how to build a strong portfolio of patents is very vital for success of any biotech ventures.
Article Source: http://techcorplegal.com/Blog_Technology_Law_Business_Research/2012/09/23/latest-technology-patent-trends-regenerative-medicine/ Regenerative medicine is an upcoming technology field that may be capable of repairing and replacing damaged cells, tissues, and organs by using those that are specially grown. This technology has evolved by the combined efforts of scientists belonging to a diverse range of expertise, including, biology, genetics, physiology, nanotechnology, and pharmacology. Generally,… Continue reading Latest Technology & Patent Trends: Regenerative Medicine