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November 7, 2019

Second notification on proposed amendments to the Patents Rules, 2003

Towards amendment of the Patents Rules, 2003, Draft Rules titled ‘Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2019’ have been published, inviting comments from the public over a 30 day period.

The Draft Rules, amongst other things, propose to extend the (up to 80%) concession in statutory official charges available to natural persons and start-ups, to small entities as well.

The Draft Rules can be accessed at http://ipindia.nic.in/writereaddata/Portal/Images/pdf/213319_2_Patent.pdf.  

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