The curious case of India's working of patents and Form 27 statements – a critique
Patentees in India are required to submit information about the working of patents, and even face prison if it is false. Jyoti Sagar and Deepa Kachroo Tiku argue Form 27 is unnecessary
Legislative foundation Section 146(1) of the Indian Patent
Act empowers the Controller to direct any patentee or licensee
to furnish a statement describing the extent of the commercial
working of the concerned patent in India. Section 146(2) takes
it one step...
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