India-Patents-Rule 138

Power to extend time specified or condone delay Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, the time specified for doing any act or taking any proceeding thereunder may be extended or any delay may be condoned by the Controller for a period of up to six months, upon a request made in Form 4, where such […]

India-Patents-Rule 137

Powers of Controller generally (1) Any document for the amendment of which no special provision is made in the Act may be amended and any irregularity in procedure which in the opinion of the Controller may be obviated without detriment to the interests of any person, may be corrected if the Controller thinks fit and […]

India-Patents-Rule 136

Scale of costs (1) In all proceedings before the Controller, he may, subject to rule 63, award costs as he considers reasonable, having regard to all the circumstances of the case: Provided that the amount of costs awarded in respect of any matter set forth in the Fourth Schedule shall not exceed the amount specified […]

India-Patents-Rule 135

Agency (1) The authorisation of an agent for the purposes of the Act and these rules shall be filed in Form 26 or in the form of a power of attorney within a period of three months from the date of filing of such application or document, failing which no action shall be taken on […]

India-Patents-Rule 134

Request for information under section 153 (1) A request for information in respect of the following matters relating to any patent or application for patent shall be admissible, namely:- (a) as to when a complete specification following a provisional specification has been filed or an application for patent has been deemed to have been abandoned; […]

India-Patents-Rule 133

Supply of certified copies and certificates under sections 72 and 147 (1) Certified copies of any entry in the register, or certificates of, or extracts from patents, specifications and other public documents in the patent office, or from registers and other records including records in computer floppies, diskettes or any other electronic form kept there, […]

India-Patents-Rule 132

Form of application for the issue of a duplicate patent An application for the issue of a duplicate patent under section 154 shall contain a statement setting out the circumstances in which the patent was lost or destroyed or cannot be produced together with the fee as specified therefor in the First Schedule.

India-Patents-Rule 131

Form and manner in which statements required under section 146(2) to be furnished (1) The statements shall be furnished by every patentee and every licensee under sub-section (2) of section 146 in Form 27 which shall be duly verified by the patentee or the licencee or his authorised agent. (2) The statements referred to in […]

India-Patents-Rule 130

Application for review of decisions or setting aside of orders of the Controller (1) An application to the Controller for the review of his decision under clause (f) of sub-section (1) of section 77 shall be made in Form 24 within one month from the date of communication of such decision to the applicant or […]

India-Patents-Rule 129

Exercise of discretionary power by the Controller Before exercising any discretionary power under the Act or these rules which is likely to affect an applicant for a patent or a party to a proceeding adversely, the Controller shall give such applicant or party, a hearing, after giving him or them, ten days notice of such […]