Section 14 Indian Patents Act 1970 (Publication of applications)

Section 14 Indian Patents Act 1970

Section 14 of the Indian Patents Act 1970 is about Consideration of report of examiner by Controller. It is under CHAPTER IV of the Act. CHAPTER IV is titled PUBLICATION AND EXAMINATION OF APPLICATIONS.

Consideration of report of examiner by Controller

Where, in respect of an application for a patent, the report of the examiner received by the Controller is adverse to the applicant or requires any amendment of the application, the specification or other documents to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Act or of the rules made thereunder, the Controller, before proceeding to dispose of the application in accordance with the provisions hereinafter appearing, shall communicate as expeditiously as possible the gist of the objections to the applicant and shall, if so required by the applicant within the prescribed period, give him an opportunity of being heard.]


See also:

Section 13 Indian Patents Act 1970 (Search for anticipation by previous publication and by prior claim.)

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