IPAB Chairman & Technical Member (Plant Varieties Protection) to hear IP matters till vacancies are filled up: Delhi HC

Aditi Singh July 9 2019

The Delhi High Court has ruled that the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) and the Technical Member (Plant Varieties Protection) are competent to hear urgent matters relating to patents, trademarks and copyright till the vacancies of other Technical Members are filled up.

It has further clarified that the orders passed by the Bench would not suffer from invalidity on the ground of lack of coram.

While passing the direction, that Court noted that no Technical Member (Copyright) has been appointed . . .

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