By, Vismay G.R.N. The development of patent law in various jurisdictions has been influenced by the social and economic conditions that exist in it. The patent law in India too had its own unique advancement according to its societal needs…. Continue Reading →
Savithri Rajeev introduces the concept of business method patents with relevant examples such as Amazon’s ‘One-click shopping,’ the Netflix-Blockbuster controversy, etc. The author also criticizes the position of Indian law in this regard.
The grant of patents have always required that certain criteria be met, generally the trifecta of novelty , innovation and industrial applicability. What about something that can meet all the above criteria and cant be patented? Software is the most common example of this and the problems faced in patenting it is examined in this piece.