Patents

History of Indian Patent System

1856

THE ACT VI OF 1856 ON PROTECTION OF INVENTIONS BASED ON THE BRITISH PATENT LAW OF 1852. CERTAIN EXCLUSIVE PRIVILEGES GRANTED TO INVENTORS OF NEW MANUFACTURERS FOR A PERIOD OF 14 YEARS.

1859

THE ACT MODIFIED AS ACT XV; PATENT MONOPOLIES CALLED EXCLUSIVE PRIVILEGES (MAKING. SELLING AND USING INVENTIONS IN INDIA AND AUTHORIZING OTHERS TO DO SO FOR 14 YEARS FROM DATE OF FILING SPECIFICATION).

1872

THE PATENTS & DESIGNS PROTECTION ACT.

1883

THE PROTECTION OF INVENTIONS ACT.

1888

CONSOLIDATED AS THE INVENTIONS & DESIGNS ACT.

 


Patent Acts
 
 
The Patent Act, 1970  
 
The Patents (Amendment) Act, 1999, dated 26th March, 1999  
 
The Patents (Amendment) Act, 2002, dated 25th June, 2002  
 
The Patent (Amendment) Act 2005


Forms and Fees (Download)

Notifications
 
 
Draft Notification Amendment in Patent Rules  
 
Draft Patents (3rd Amendment) Rules, 2010)  
 
Notification for operationalisation of  IPAB  
 
Notification for operationalisation of Patents (Amendment) Act, 2002, Dated 20th May, 2003(SO 561

Patents Rules
 
 
The Patents Rules 2003   
 
The Patents (Amendment) Rules 2005, dated 28-12-2004 (SO No. 1418 (E)   
 
The Patents (Amendment) Rules 2006, dated 05-05-2006 (SO NO. 657 (E)