Category: Patents

Sofosbuvir: The Next Pre-Grant Opposition Target by I-MAK

After anti–influenza drug Tamiflu (Oseltamivir Phosphate) and antiretroviral drug Viread, Gilead Sciences is again back in news, this time with its hepatitis C (HCV) drug Sofosbuvir. Like Tamiflu and Viread pre-grant opposition, Sofosbuvir patent application is also facing pre-grant opposition. Non-profit group I-MAK (Initiative for medicines access and knowledge) has filed a pre-grant opposition against … Continue reading Sofosbuvir: The Next Pre-Grant Opposition Target by I-MAK

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Divisional Application

Pankaj Mohanta, an intern at Khurana and Khurana Advocates and IP Attorneys gives us an overview and analysis of divisional application. BACKGROUND: A divisional patent application is generally a fair basic patent application which differs from the parent application comprising of data, analysis, results and insights about a particular invention from a previously filed application. … Continue reading Divisional Application

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