Refusal by Patent Office to provide information under RTI; Salman Khurshid, Joy Basu in Shamnad Basheer’s PIL in Delhi HC

Murali Krishnan July 30 2014

Intellectual property law expert and former MHRD Chair Professor of IP at WBNUJS, Shamnad Basheer (Petitioner) has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Delhi High Court seeking a declaration that the mechanism for obtaining information under the Right to Information Act (RTI Act) overrides the mechanisms under other statutes. He has also made a prayer to strike down the Constitutionality of Section 144 of the Patents Act, 1970 (Patents Act).

Senior Advocate and former Law Minister Salman Khurshid, Senior Advocate Joy Basu, Partner at Axon Partners, Abhimanyu . . .

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