Section 45 of the Indian Patents Act 1970
Section 45 of the Indian Patents Act 1970 is about Date of patent. It is under CHAPTER VIII of the Act. CHAPTER VIII is titled GRANT OF PATENTS AND RIGHTS CONFERRED THEREBY.
[(1) Subject to the other provisions contained in this Act, every patent shall be dated as of the date on which the application for patent was filed.]
(2) The date of every patent shall be entered in the register.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, no suit or other proceeding shall be commenced or prosecuted in respect of an infringement committed before 2[the date of publication of the application].
Section 44 Indian Patents Act 1970 (Amendment of patent granted to deceased applicant.)