Monday IPDate January 23, 2023

Patent news

INDIA: Public Notice (in supersession of earlier notice dated 26 Dec 2022) regarding adjournment of the hearing in Patents with reasonable cause

All the stakeholders, specifically the Patent Agents, are hereby informed that requests for adjournment under rule 129A of the Patents Rules, whereby the reasonable cause’ for seeking extension is not mentioned, will not be entertained.

Patent news

WIPO: Mauritius Joins the PCT

On December 15, 2022, the Government of Mauritius deposited its instrument of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) with WIPO’s Director General.  The PCT will enter into force for Mauritius on March 15, 2023.