NPTEL Intellectual Property Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Intellectual Property Week 4 Assignment Answers 2024

1. A patent application, under normal circumstances, enjoys an _________ period of dormancy when it is not published:

  • 24 months
  • 36 months
  • 48 months
  • 18 months
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2. Form _ is required for an early publication of a patent application:

  • 9
  • 7
  • 18
  • 2
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3. It is the duty of _______ to make a request for examination:

  • Patent Office
  • Applicant
  • Either Patent Office or the Applicant
  • None of the above
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4. Under the Indian Patents Act there are _____________ types of compulsory licenses that can be Granted:

  • Three
  • Five
  • Four
  • None of the above
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5. Statement 1: Parallel Importation amounts to patent infringement.

Statement 2: Restrictive conditions are required in order to make a successful contract or licence pertaining to the dealing of a patented product.

  • Statements 1 and 2 are true
  • Statement 1 is true, 2 is false
  • Statement 1 is false, 2 is true
  • Statements 1 and 2 are false
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6. Statement 1: The effect of a successful suit for declaration of non-infringement is that the plaintiff cannot be said to have infringed the patent in question.

Statement 2: An Opposition to a Patent application cannot be made once the application has been granted.

  • Both Statements are true
  • Both Statements are false
  • Statement 1 is false, 2 is true
  • Statement 1 is true, 2 is false
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7. The status of an opponent in a post-grant opposition can be defined as:

  • Person interested
  • Technical competence in the same field
  • Any person
  • Anyone who is interested
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8. The following statements are true with regard to Suit for Declaration for Non-Infringement:

  • Any person having an anticipation of infringement action can file a suit for declaration of non-infringement
  • A suit for declaration of non-infringement can be filed against a patentee
  • A suit for declaration of non-infringement can be filed against the exclusive licensee of a patent
  • A suit for declaration of non-infringement can be filed by the licensee of a patent
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9. The conditions pertaining to a Compulsory Licence of a Patent are:

  • Not available at reasonably affordable price
  • Not worked in foreign countries
  • Reasonable requirements of public not satisfied
  • Not worked in India
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10. Who can institute an infringing suit?

  • Licensees
  • Patentee
  • Co-owners
  • Exclusive Licensee
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