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Patentability of Biotech Inventions in India / A presentation at NLSIU by Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala

Patentability of Biotech Inventions in India / A presentation at NLSIU by Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala

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  • 1. © BananaIP -2007 Patentability of Biotech Inventions in India By Dr. Kalyan Chakravarthy Kankanala. kalyan@bananaip.com Blog: www.bananaip.com/sinapse-blog
  • 2. © BananaIP-2007 Patentability requirements Patentable subject matter Industrial Applicability Novelty Inventive Step Specification
  • 3. © BananaIP-2007 INVENTIONS Subject Matter Usefulness Novelty Non-obviousness Specification PATENTS Kalyan’s Patent Filter Model
  • 4. © BananaIP-2007 Patentable Subject Matter India Product or Process Genes Living Organisms
  • 5. © BananaIP -2007 Exclusions India Public order or morality New form Efficacy New property or use Mere use of known process New product New reactant
  • 6. © BananaIP-2007 Exclusions Explanation: Salts, Esters, Ethers, Polymorphs, Metabolites, Pure forms, Particle size, Isomers, Mixture of isomers, Complexes, Combinations and other Derivatives of a known substance considered same substance Efficacy Novartis case
  • 7. © BananaIP-2007 Exclusions Mere admixture Medical methods Agricultural methods Plants, Animals or Parts thereof Traditional Knowledge ...
  • 8. © BananaIP-2007 Industrial Applicability Make Use Repeat
  • 9. © BananaIP -2007 Novelty Known or used Patented or published Public Working On sale Abandoned Foreign priority Patented in another country Derived
  • 10. © BananaIP -2007 Inventive Step Technical Advance or Economic Significance Not obvious to a person skilled in the Art
  • 11. © BananaIP-2007 Secondary Indicia Commercial Success Copying Praise by expert Unexpected results Long felt need
  • 12. © BananaIP -2007 Specification Written Description Enablement Best Mode Claims Object: Notice and Dissemination
  • 13. © Brain League IP Service -2007
  • 14. © BananaIP -2007 example ICMR's patent application Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis as mosquito larvicidal formulation Patent App. No.: 244/Del/1999 Is it patentable subject matter?
  • 15. © BananaIP -2007 Thank you Further Information www.bananaip.com/sinapse-blog/