India – Court Rules On Pre-Grant Opposition

Recently the Delhi High court decided on an important question of law concerning the maintainability of a writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India against an order of Controller of Patents either allowing or rejecting a pre-grant opposition under Section 25(1) of the Patents Act 1970.  The case is UCB FARCHIM SA […]

Singapore – Landmark Patent Revocation by IPOS under Section 80 of the Patent Act

Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd v Martek Biosciences Corporation [2009] SGIPOS 12 Introduction On 20 January 2006, Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd (the Applicant) filed an application with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) to revoke the Singapore Patent No. 42669 entitled “Arachidonic Acid and Methods for the Production and Use thereof” owned by […]