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Examination of Patent Applications and Consideration of Report of Examiner by the Controller

September 22, 2011

The Indian Patent office has issued a circular dated September 21, 2011 regarding the examination of Patent applications and consideration of report of examiner by the Controller.

The circular has been issued to overcome the delay in the examination process and issue of the First Examination Report (FER) as well as final disposal of the Patent Applications. The instruction delineated in the circular further intends to clarify the role of Examiner and Controller in the examination and grant process of patent applications.

For further clarification regarding implications of the contents of this circular on the Indian Patent Application Process, please do contact us using the Contact us form or you may alternately send an email to us at: ssrana@ssrana.com

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