Patent Amendments in India in the Wake of TRIPS Academic Article uri icon


  • Paper describes in detail the changes that will be effected in the Indian Patent Act on account of TRIPS. It critically analyzes the first and second patent amendment bills. Appreciating these amendments, the paper suggests improvements in many areas, including training the judges for patents, improving the Patent Rules and improvising the Sections and Rules relating to claims, and the Patent Office and centralizing its functions.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

author list (cited authors)

  • Ragavan, S.

complete list of authors

  • Ragavan, Srividhya

publication date

  • November 2001