Agenda: The speakers will explore:
1. Designing divisional applications
a. Recent judgements on whether applicant can file a divisional application, and what could be the scope of the divisional application.
b. Proposed amendment related to divisional applications in the 2023 Draft Patent Amendment Rules.
2. The Species – Genus conundrum
a. Aspects of selection patent
b. Strategies related to selection patent
c. Recent judgements on selection patents and their impact
3. Injunctions and patent working
a. Role of patent working statements
b. Impact of Draft Patent Amendment Rules 2023
c. Benefit to patentee of proposed amendment
d. Impact of proposed amendment on patent injunction matters at preliminary stage
e. Jurisprudence in other countries in this regard
f. Multiple pre-grant oppositions and the impact of proposed amendment in rules