India To Scrap Intellectual Property Appellate Board: Should Pharma Worry?
Legal experts tell the Pink Sheet why India’s plans to abolish the Intellectual Property Appellate Board and shift its powers to courts may be problematic for stakeholders, including those pursuing infringement charges. The transition could mean a significant burden on courts both in terms of capability and capacity, and IPR cases will now conflate into all other pending commercial matters, some experts said, though others cheered the proposed change.
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