Is the Patents Bill Good for India?

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VIVEK VERMA said:   1 decade ago
Yes, it is good for INDIA. Countries like you. S have made many drugs e. G for CANCER which they are not willing to share with any ones leading the cost oflife saving medicines are sky rocketing. Ultimate benifit is for them and their country.

Vishal srivastav said:   1 decade ago
I strongly agree that patent bill is good for India because it is necessary to reserve the rights for a particular thing. If a country or a person have manufactured something new then he/she must get all the benefits of it. If a person manufacture something he must be known for his ability. Nobody remembers who made a mobile phone but everybody do remembers who made a telescope, it's just because of the generation gap.

Stonecold said:   1 decade ago
Patent is a neccessary law as it can not only give an individual but his/her country by the development done by that person.So if the goverment awares all the citizen by some campaign about the importance of this law our country can produce many gems because many a time due lack of knowledge about a n individual development can be copied by other and the other will take the fame for it.

Aarsha said:   1 decade ago
Patent is one, that is needed for each and every country. Its helps to increase motivation of the people by giving the benefits for what they have patented. He can be recognized and if he is interested, then he can sell the patent to others and can earn profit for a particular period of time.

No one other than he cannot produce the same product and market it.

I think for a developing country like India, it is essential for encouraging and motivating other talent.

Chrissy Pinto said:   1 decade ago
Patent laws form a very important part of a developing nation and as such its enforceability opens up many opportunities for India. In the early 1990's, FDI was restricted many because our lack of patent laws made it difficult for MNC's to protect their intellectual property. Now that patent protection is being enforced, MNC's are more comfortable bringing in technology and intellectual property making India more richer.

However, the pharma industry which was a striving business under the policy of process patent was dealt irreparable harm by the enforcement of product patent when India joined the WTO.

Also, there have been cases where seeds of Indian farmers have been patented by a foreign counterparty due to lack of awareness and funds of the former. For example, recently the you. S. Government granted a patent for the anti-diabetic properties of karela, jamun, and brinjal to two non-resident Indians, Onkar S. Tomer and Kripanath Borah, and their colleague Peter Gloniski. Yet the use of these substances for control of diabetes is everyday knowledge and practice in India.

Sam said:   1 decade ago
Patenting is definitely a good thing and may help a innovative mind reap the profits for the hardwork he has done.

But there should be a limit on the items or ideas which can be put under patenting law.

We cant afford to patent medicines in a poor country like ours, we cant think of patenting healthcare services in our country, we should not patent education. In short govt must not allow patenting of things that affects life of a poor and common man.

Plus we shud not patent things which are related to cultures and religions. E. G. What happened in usa where a man patented yoga asans.

Harsha said:   1 decade ago
In my point of view patent bill is important for India because someother country using products which are well known in India from long time and we are unable to use our products because we don't have right to use them.

Hufriyar said:   1 decade ago
Patents bills in India is very important. As India is a democratic country, with a huge population. As its said per head different thoughts.Each individual would be able to express his ideas.There would be no communism.

But on the other hand as India also ranks in corruption, so the thoughts can be bought and sold.

Ramadevi said:   1 decade ago
Patents are good not only for India, but for the whole world. Every individual who contributed something original to the society must get his due recognition whether in India or elsewhere. In country like India, where 50% of the population are still illiterate, we need to bring about awareness in the matters of patents. And each one of us need to know, how patent laws can affect a country and how we fought cases concerning patent rights of Basmati rice, neem and turmeric. Many of our natural resources or indigenous products of our farmers can be at stake, if we are unaware of patent rights. Hence India definitely needs a patent bill.

Rahul sachdeva said:   1 decade ago
Patent basically done to put an end on the cheating by others by making same kind of product in size, shape, design. Getting it aptent the product tends to remain with the person. He b sole owner of the product either if he wnats to sell itz patents right he can. So patent is positive devlepoment shuld b there. N provide some kind of prove that product belongs to a person n can hav all the benefits somay arise with it.

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