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While hundreds of nominations are
received, only a select few individuals
are chosen for induction into the
IP Hall of Fame each year. The
achievements of this year’s inductees
confirm their status as thought
leaders in their respective fields
The Indian Patent Office has invited public comments on draft guidelines for the examination of patent applications in the pharmaceuticals field. The guidelines are intended to assist examiners and controllers at the Patent Office in achieving uniform standards of patent examination in the pharmaceutical sector.
A recent Business Day report dealt with the issue of counterfeit medicines, noting how police in Southern Africa, led by Interpol, seized around 100 tons of counterfeit medicines and arrested 180 people in one week. All counterfeiting is bad news, but when it comes to medicines it is a particular worry.
ASTP-Proton is the premier pan-European association for professionals involved in knowledge transfer between universities and industry. By promoting and professionalising knowledge transfer practice, the association aims to enhance the impact of public research on society and the economy. ASTP-Proton is the result of a merger of activities between ASTP and Proton Europe, the two pan-European associations that previously supported the academic knowledge transfer base.