Blog by Niti Manthan
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Covid-19 pandemic has affected the world at large. All the countries are participating in finding a vaccine as a solution to it. However, the problem arises whether the vaccine generated can be patented or are the licensing and patenting of such a much-needed innovation probably to be side-lined somehow. In any case, at the most critical moment, the probability that a patent will remain among lawmakers and the social steadiness they are pledged to protect is low.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been creeping its way into every aspect of an individual’s life and is the undeniable future of this world. The article aims to highlight the absence of a legal framework around AI.
Product-by-process claims developed in response to the need to enable an applicant to claim an otherwise patentable product that resists definition by other than the process by which it is made. Initially, product-by-process claims were only permissible where the invention could not otherwise be adequately defined. Gradually, product-by-process claims became allowable even when the product could be defined with the help of its enhanced features given to it by the process used to create it.
An E-Debate was held on the pressing issue of legalizing piracy. Here are the arguments given for and against the motion.