India’s Unique Provisions for Life science Patents

Patents in India are allowed in all fields of technology, even though the factors determining patentability of an invention varies for different technologies. Among different technologies, inventions in life sciences are unique with respect to the huge amount of investment and comparatively longer gestation period to arrive at a viable invention. Thus, as the stakes are so high, both in terms of finance and time, it requires dedicated planning for developing and protecting the innovations in such technologies.

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