In view of the large number of patents already granted under the now invalidated provisions, the Supreme Court has now to address how the outcome of unconstitutionality should impact those patents. This ruling was scheduled for the next judgment session, to be held on May 12th 2021.
FICPI's view and involvement
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- Find more background in the 6th April 2021 article from Gabriel Di Blasi, and in the 4th May blog from Ana Celidônio
- Consider joining FICPI’s ‘CET 3’ Study & Work Committee on international patent matters.