[Ip-health] Lawyers Collective - Patent Status for Key Medicines in India

Ramya Sheshadri ramyasheshadri8 at gmail.com
Fri May 9 21:40:04 PDT 2014

Lawyers Collective with support from UNITAID has created a searchable
patent information status for key medicines in India. This is an effort to
make available robust patent status information for key medicines with
details on patent applications that are pending rejected and patented in

The information available for each drug will provide details on regulatory
approval, patent prosecution status such as issuance of first examination
report by the patent office,  opposition filed against applications and the
status of the application as displayed in the patent office website.

The information is collected from various publicly available and accessible
databases including USFDA, EMEA, DCGI, USPTO, Espacenet, WIPO-Patentscope
etc and details for applications filed in India is compiled from the Indian
Patent Office website (IPAIRS
http://ipindiaservices.gov.in/patentsearch/search/index.aspx ).

The information is presently limited to select set of drugs however we
intend to include new drugs and expand the information on patent status of
the key drugs in near future. Lawyers Collective will endeavor to update
the information on the patent status and regulatory approvals in a timely

Please visit http://www.lawyerscollective.org/drugs-list  for further

Ramya Sheshadri

Lawyers Collective

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