Rule 118 (1) of The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2016

Earlier: Alteration of names, etc., in the register of patent agents (1) A patent agent may apply for the alteration of his name, address of the principal place of business and branch offices, if any, or the qualifications entered in the register of patent agents. On receipt of such application and the fee specified therefor…

Rule 129A of The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2016

After rule 129, rule 129A has been inserted through the amendment of 2016. 129A. Adjournment of hearing An applicant for patent or a party to a proceeding may make a request for adjournment of the hearing with reasonable cause along with the prescribed fee prescribed in First Schedule, at least three days before the date…

Rule 133 of The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2016

Earlier: Supply of certified copies and certificates under sections 72 and 147 Certified copies of any entry in the register, or certificates of, or extracts from patents, specifications and other public documents in the patent office, or from registers and other records including records in computer floppies, diskettes or any other electronic form kept there,…

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2016- Highlights

The Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2016 is effective form 16th May, 2016. The following are the Highlights of the changes to be noted. Principle Rules Effect Changes       Rule 2 Inserted (db) After the Clause (da), (db) is inserted “Request for Examination” Means a request for examination, including expedited examination made, under section 11B…