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What is a 'biopatent'? Explain it with a suitable example.

Define Biopatent

Solution 1

Biopatent - A biopatent is a patent granted by the government to the inventor for biological entities, processes and products.

Basmati rice known for its unique aroma and flavour has been grown in India for centuries.

Solution 2

Biopatent: A biopatent is a right granted by a government to an inventor to prevent others from commercial use of his invention. A patent is granted for

(a) An invention (including product)

(b) An improvement in an earlier invention

(c) The process of generating products

(d) A concept or design

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 2016-2017 (March) (with solutions)
Question 2.3.3 | 2.00 marks

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