This book is a comprehensive overview of the patents system and contains all the relevant study material which is needed for succeeding in the Patent Agent Examination. This new edition has been reorganized and re-categorized within the challenging new framework of the Patent Agent Examination. It explains in detail the Patent Act and Rules (which form Paper I); and provides various examples of drafting of specifications from given claims and background, as well as examples relating to drafting of claims from certain given specifications (Paper II). The book features objective, descriptive and interpretative type questions that need to be tackled in the examination. Besides including model answers to the question papers, it also provides insightful tips on viva-voce, which have been carefully drafted in consultation with patent law experts. The book also carries the details regarding the procedures related to drafting of licensing agreements, petitions, fees, timelines, patent applications, with a detailed list of forms for filing patents. The authors have included the latest data, case studies and statistics, and provided the readers with an in-depth understanding of the various aspects of patents. The Indian Patents Act and Rules have been updated with the latest statutory amendments. All sections and rules have been explained simply and also presented in a consolidated table. The book will prove to be an invaluable resource to both industry professionals and those who aspire to make a career in the complex but fascinating world of patents. Sheetal Chopra, a Registered Patent Agent, presently heads the activities of the Intellectual Property Rights Division. Her work includes preparing research papers on policy issues; providing business solutions to various industries and the government through research and analysis; designing training modules for public awareness and capacity building programmes for enforcement agencies, academicians, legal practitioners, indust

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Author(s)Sheetal Chopra and Dr Akash Taneja
PublisherLexis Nexis
BindingHard Cover
Publish YearJanuary 2013