Section 144 of the Indian Patents Act 1970
Section 144 of the Indian Patents Act 1970 is about Reports of examiners to be confidential. It is under CHAPTER XXIII of the Act. CHAPTER XXIII is titled MISCELLANEOUS.
Reports of examiners to be confidential
The reports of examiners to the Controller under this Act shall not be open to public inspection or be published by the Controller; and such reports shall not be liable to production or inspection in any legal proceeding unless the court certifies that the production or inspection is desirable in the interests of justice, and ought to be allowed.
Section 143 Indian Patents Act 1970 (Restrictions upon publication of specification)