APPLICATION for the RESTORATION of LAPSED PATENTS Section 60



Posted on 05-05-2016        By ADMIN



APPLICATION  for the RESTORATION of LAPSED PATENTS Section 60

                        Apatent lapses - for the non-payment of renewal fees. It can be restored bymaking an application within 1 year from the date of lapse. Application for therestoration of the lapsed patent shall be made in the prescribed form alongwithprescribed fees.

                        AStatement - showing the circumstances leading to failure to pay the prescribedfee in time should also be submitted. If the Controller General is satisfied -that the failure was not intentional, he will advertise the application in theOfficial Gazette. After hearing the Applicant and the Opponent, if any, - theController may allow the restoration or refuse the restoration, as the case maybe.

          Q. What is thelaw and procedure for the restoration of lapsed patents



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