India To Introduce Patent Bill Within Two Weeks, Minister Says

Law360, New York (August 15, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- India’s government will introduce a bill “in the next two weeks” to overhaul its patent system and introduce pharmaceutical product patents, a minister has told local media.

“I have to go to Parliament on this. I will be going to the cabinet regarding this in the next two weeks,” Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath told the Financial Express on Friday.

He declined to comment if the government had made some changes in the bill that had been tabled by the previous government.

The bill had...
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