Section 89 Indian Patents Act 1970

Section 89 of the Indian Patents Act 1970

Section 89 of the Indian Patents Act 1970 is about General purposes for granting compulsory licences. It is under CHAPTER XVI of the Act. CHAPTER XVI is titled WORKING OF PATENTS, COMPULSORY LICENCES AND REVOCATION.

The powers of the Controller upon an application made under section 84 shall be exercised with a view to securing the following general purposes, that is to say,–

(a) that patented inventions are worked on a commercial scale in the territory of India without undue delay and to the fullest extent that is reasonably practicable;

(b) that the interests of any person for the time being working or developing an invention in the territory of India under the protection of a patent are not unfairly prejudiced.

See also:

Section 88 Indian Patents Act 1970 (Powers of Controller in granting compulsory licences.)

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