Section 99 Indian Patents Act 1970

Section 99 of the Indian Patents Act 1970

Section 99 of the Indian Patents Act 1970 is about Meaning of use of invention for purposes of Government. It is under CHAPTER XVII of the Act. CHAPTER XVII is titled USE OF INVENTIONS FOR PURPOSES OF GOVERNMENT AND ACQUISITION OF INVENTIONS BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.

Meaning of use of invention for purposes of Government

(1)For the purposes of this Chapter, an invention is said to be used for the purposes of Government if it is made, used, exercised or vended for the purposes of the Central Government, a State Government or a Government undertaking.

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(3) Nothing contained in this Chapter shall apply in respect of any such importation making or using of any machine, apparatus or other article or of any such using of any process or of any such importation, using or distribution of any medicine or drug, as may be made by virtue of one or more of the conditions specified in section 47.


See also:

Section 94 Indian Patents Act 1970 (Termination of compulsory licence.)

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