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Patent Amendment Rules(2024)

Statement and undertaking regarding foreign applications (Rule 12) - Form 3: R12(2) – Details of the corresponding foreign applications are to be submitted within three months from the date of issuance of the first examination report. There is no change in the timeline for submitting the first update as per R12(1A). R12(3) – There

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THE NON-OBVIOUSNESS REQUIREMENT FOR PATENTS

The non-obviousness requirement in patent law has been termed “the ultimate condition for patentability”.[1] An invention must be more than just new and useful; it must also be of a significant enough technical advancement to merit the award of a patent.[2] According to 35 U.S.C. Section § 103, new and useful advancement would be

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