Patent Agent Exam 2013 Notification

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It is hereby notified to the subscribers that the notice for the Patent Agent Examination has been given out by the India Patent Office. The examination will be held on 4th May and 5th May, 2013 in New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Nagpur.

Schedule of the examination:

Subject / Paper Date / Time Marks
Written examination
Paper I – Patents Act and Rules 4th May 201310:30 a.m. To 01:30 p.m. 100
Paper II – Drafting and interpretation of the patent specification and otherdocuments 4th May 201302:30 p.m. – 05:30 p.m. 100
Viva-Voce 5th May 2013 10:00 a.m. Onwards , and may be extended to the following day(s), depending on the number of candidates 50

Pattern of question papers:

         1. Paper – I will consist of two parts, i.e. Part A and B.

a. Part A will consist of two parts, i.e. part A1 and A2 and all questions will be compulsory.

i. Part A1, of 30 marks, will have 15 multiple choice questions of two marks each. Each question will have a maximum of six choices and a maximum of two correct choices.

ii. Part A2, of 10 marks, will have 10 true / false type questions of one mark each.

b. Part B will consist of 8 subjective type questions and the candidates will be required to attempt any 6 out of the 8 questions.

2. Paper-II will consist of two parts, i.e. Part A and B.

a. Part-A, of 40 marks, will consist of 6 questions of 10 marks each and the candidate will be required to attempt any 4 questions. The questions will relate to drafting and interpretation of patent specifications and other documents required to be submitted under the Act and Rules.

b. Part-B, of 60 marks, will consist of parts B1 and B2.

i. Part B1 will be compulsory and will consist of 1 question relating to drafting of claims and abstract from a given description of an invention.

ii. Part B2 will consist of 2 questions and the candidates will be required to attempt any 1 question. Out of the two questions, one question will relate to general engineering and the other question will relate to field of chemistry/life sciences.

Essential qualifications:

Citizens of India having completed 21 years of age and possessing a degree in science, engineering or technology from any University established under law for the time being in force in the territory of India or possessing such other equivalent qualifications as the Central Government may specify in this behalf, are eligible to apply for the examination

Where to apply?

Candidates desirous of applying for the examination may visit the official website (www.ipindia.nic.in) between 11th February 2013 (11:00 a.m.) and 11th March 2013 (05:00 p.m.) and apply online. Detailed instructions will be posted on the said website and applications will be required to be filed strictly in accordance with the said instructions. The candidates will be required to feed the details into the online system and take a printout of the application form. The said application form along with the necessary enclosures and examination fee should reach the following address on or before 25th March 2013 (05:00 p.m.):

The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks

Boudhik Sampada Bhawan

S.M. Road, Antop Hill

Mumbai – 400037

Applications incomplete in any respect or received after 25 th March 2013 (05:00 p.m.) will not be entertained. The centre for examination will be communicated to the candidates in due course and all the candidates are advised to regularly visit the official website for updates.

For more information regarding Patent Agent Examination please visit this link or contact our counselors at the following numbers:

Miss Meenakshi +91 9266630619

Miss Manisha +91 9266630613

Mr. Nitin +91 9266630611

Miss Shikha +91 9266630610

Miss Swati +91 9266630612

Diploma in Biotechnology IPR – Distance Learning

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Indian Institute of Patent and Trademark is announced admission for Diploma in Biotechnology Intellectual Property Rights – January 2013 Batch.

The Diploma is of 6 months duration and can be pursued in Distance Learning mode. IIPTA has a special portal called IIPTA Cloud Campus on which all enrolled students can ask questions and get their queries related to the course after enrollment. The final exam of the diploma is an online exam and can be taking on the online Cloud Campus only.

The diploma covers the following major modules for which printed books are couriered to each student:

Module 1 – Introduction to IPR
Module 2- International Treaties
Module 3 – Understanding Indian Patent Law (Focus –Biotechnology)
Module 4 –– IPR in Biotech Business
Module 5 –Patent Searching and Analytics
Module 6– Case Studies in Biotechnology

On successful completion of the diploma, a certificate with mark sheet is couriered to the student along with the invitation to the placement fair conducted by IIPTA in the month of August / September.

This is a huge opportunity for students where many Biotechnology companies come to hire for their IPR departments along with many IPR service companies. The Diploma is suitable for all Biotechnology branches including B.Tech, M.Tech, BSc, MSc – Biotechnology and can be perused by students of 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year.

Important Details:

Date of Commencement: 14th January 2012
Last Date of Registration: 31st December 2012
Fee: Rs.15,000/- only (Fifteen Thousand)
Link to the program page: http://www.iipta.com/ipr/diploma-biotech-ipr

Helpline and admission Numbers:

Miss Shikha +91 9266630610
Mr. Piyush +91 9266630612
Mr. Nitin +91 9266630613
Miss Meenakshi +91 9266630619

 

Biotech Patent Internships @ IIPTA Delhi

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Applications are invited for ” Patent Intern” at Indian Institute Of Patent and Trademark Attorney”  on  “ Patent Technology Mapping of Rice Genomics

Designation- Patent Intern
Duration – 2 months
Qualification – B.tech ( biotechnology ) , M.Sc ( biotechnology ). Candidates with experience in Plant Biotechnology and Genomics will be preferred.
Work Profile – Patent Searching on Rice and Preparing Reports

Interested candidates are requested to send resume at hr@iipta.com.

Jubilant Clinsys Ltd

a) Post: Assistant Manager / Research Scientist-clinical Lab

Experience: 4-6 years

Eligibility: Mimimum B.Sc MLT with 6-7 Years of Exp   OR
M.Sc Biochemistry with 7 Years Exp. OR
M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry with 6 Years Exp.  OR
    Should have handled NABL+CAP accredidation process

Desired Profile: Should have knowledge about

  • Biochemistry
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Should have worked as a Senior Lab personnel or Lab Manager
  • Should have experience in handling NABL and CAP quality documents and audits.

Contact Info:

East Coast:Jennifer Hart
jhart@clinsys.com
919-395-6043
Mid West: Sam Bacarella
sbacarella@clinsys.com
847-362-1899
West Coast: Sam Bacarella
sbacarella@clinsys.com
847-362-1899

Mantra HR Management Pvt Ltd

a) Post: Product development Engineer

Experience: 5-10 years

Package: Rs 5,00,000 to 10,00,000

Eligibility: (UG – B.Tech/B.E. – Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, Mechanical, Plastics, Production/Industrial) AND (PG – Post Graduation Not Required) AND ( Doctorate – Doctorate Not Required)

  • Must have experience, and demonstrated proficiency, in the design of medical disposables.
  • Proficient in various CAD disciplines, (ProE, Solidworks, AutoCad).
  • Innovative problem solving, and plastics design engineering.
  • Excellent Communication Skills are Must (both orally and in writing).

Job Description: The Product Development Engineer is responsible for product development, industrial design and plastics engineering projects for polymer-based medical devices (not equipment).This experience will span the entire development process, from concept development to reliable implementation, while working with a mixture of domestic and international manufacturing facilities.

Contact Info:

Corporate Office
I-Space,
Mumbai-Bangalore Highway,
Bavdhan, Pune, Maharashtra
411021, India
E-mail: hr@mantrahr.com
Tel: +91-20-42126000

Diamond and Gem Development Corporation Ltd

a) Post: Junior Production Officer

Experience: 0-2 years

Job Description: Responsible for checking raw materials analyse samples, keeping records of test results, provide feedback, Trouble shooting of the equipment during process.

Contact Info:

Gidc, Near Sachin Railway Station, Road No 4, Sachin, Surat – 394230
Tel: +(91)-9978903262 | 2397556 | 2397557 | 2397657 | 2397972
Fax: +(91)-(261)-2397664
www.sursez.com

Piramal Enterprises Ltd

a) Post: Assistant General Manager/ Deputy General Manager

Experience: 10-15 years

Desired Profile: Practical understanding of regulatory compliance requirements with the ability to provide applicable guidance to team members
The candidate must have sound understanding of quality principles and systems with hands-on experience in computer system validation

Eligibility: The candidate should have an M.Pharm degree (preferred PhD). Additional qualification in clinical studies would be preferred.

Job Description:

  • Develop quality operations processes and procedures for GCP QA in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure clinical trials are performed in accordance with applicable study protocols and in compliance with GCP and ICH guidelines.
  • Conduct audits of clinical study documents, including Investigator Brochures, Clinical Protocols,
  • Clinical Study Reports, Case Report Forms, and Informed Consent Forms.
  • Work with CROs to create quality agreements, ensure quality standards are met, and resolve issues promptly and effectively.
  • Review and approval of software validation documents.
  • Develop and ensure timely execution of the GCP Audit Plan.
  • Conducts GCP compliance audits of Investigator Sites, Clinical Research Organization (CRO) facilities and vendors in accordance with Audit Plans.
  • Provide GCP QA guidance to Clinical Operations based on analysis and interpretation of updates to GCP regulations to assure best practices.
  • Support the administration of the companys training program.
  • Conduct GCP training for clinical team members, investigators, clinical site staff, as needed.
  • Report significant clinical quality deficiencies to QA management.
  • Support preparation, coordination, and management of regulatory agency inspections, including sponsor/monitor inspections and clinical investigator site inspections.

Contact Info:

Piramal Enterprises Limited
Piramal Tower
Ganpatrao Kadam Marg
Lower Parel
Mumbai 400 013
Tel: +91 22 3046 6666

Piramal Enterprises Limited
247 Business Park,
A-Wing, 6th Floor
LBS Marg, Vikhroli (West)
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 083
Tel: +91 22 3095 6666

R L Fine Chem

a) Post: Head -Quality Control

Experience: 10-15 years

Package: Rs 3,00,000 to 6,00,000 PA

Job Description:

Msc/M Pharm with 10 to 15 yrs experience in analysis of APIs knowledge of HPLC,GC,IR and other equipment essential.

Knowledge of

1. Extensive QC knowledge on USFDA,EU, Japan and MHRA and other regulatory requirement of API industry.

2. Need to manage whole QC and coordinate with other department on regular basis.

Contact Info:

R L FINE CHEM

Ray House, No.2000, HIG,
Next to Yelhanka New Town Police Station,
Bangalore – 560 064.
India.
Tel: +91-80-28561041/42, 28461647, 32722028, 32721968
Fax: +91-80-28566630
Email: sales@rlfinechem.com
anjan@rlfinechem.com
anjan@blr.vsnl.net.in

Lifetime Careers

a) Post: Senior Executive Scientist-Clinical Research

Experience: 5-10 years

Eligibility: (UG – B.Sc – Any Specialization, MBBS – Medicine) AND (PG – M.Sc – Any Specialization, M.S/M.D – Any Specialization, M.Pharma – Pharmacy) AND ( Doctorate – Ph.D – Advertising/Mass Communication, Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, Biotechnology)

Desired Profile: MD: Dermatology /Physiology /Pathology or MBBS or PhD in Physiology /bio subject; 5yrs in clinical research. Exp in conducting clinical studies under regulatory compliant conditions.

Contact Info:

F3, B Block, Royal Homes,
Maruthai Avenue, Off Ranjith Road,
Kotturpuram,
Chennai – 600 085.
India.
Tel: 044 – 52188454 / 24471456
E-mail : resume@lifetimecareers.com

OMGI Consultants

a) Post: Process Engineer

Experience: 3-5 years

Package: Rs 2,00,000 to 5,00,000 PA

Eligibility: (UG – B.Tech/B.E. – Any Specialization, Chemical) AND (PG – M.Tech – Any Specialization) OR ( Doctorate – Doctorate Not Required)

Contact Info:

Tapadia park, N-4, CiDCO
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India-431005
Tel: 0240-2443344/2452000

Bio Med Informatics

a) SAS, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, CDM, Drug Design, IPR & Regulatory Affairs -Training with Live Project and Placement Assistance

Experience: 0-1 year

Desired Profile: Fresher, B.Pharmacy, M.Pharmacy, M.Sc., BDS, BPT, BHMS, BAMS, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, biochemistry, biotech, b.a.m.s, biology, genetics. Post Graduation – M.Pharm. (Pharmacy), M.Sc. (Science) (Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology ) School & Graduation – BE/ B.Tech (Engineering), B.Pharm. (Pharmacy), BDS (Dental Surgery) (Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Pharmacy, Dentistry )

Contact Info:

BioMed Informatics
Medwin Hospitals B Block First Floor,
Nampally, Hyderabad-500 001.
Ph: 040-40209750
www.biomedlifesciences.com

Pure Bio Pharma Labs Ltd

a) Post: Pharma – Research Associate-QA

Experience: 0-1 year

Package: Rs 2,40,000 to 4,80,000 PA

Desired Profile:

-Excellent interpersonal, site management and relationship building, verbal and written communication skills including excellent presentation skills.
-Team player with outstanding negotiation and organizational skills.-Client focused approach to work.
-A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments, new learning and travel (overnight, weekend and occasional international travel may be required).
-Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
-Willingness to work with multiple supervisors/colleagues in a matrix environment, and to value the importance of team work.
-IT literate Experience with Microsoft based applications and general knowledge of PC functions.
-Able to take initiative and work independently.
-Sense of urgency in completing assigned tasks.
-Holds a driving license.Education-Educated to degree level (biological science, pharmacy or other health related discipline preferred) or equivalent nursing qualification/experience.

Job Description:

-Excellent interpersonal, site management and relationship building, verbal and written communication skills including excellent presentation skills.-Team player with outstanding negotiation and organizational skills.
-Client focused approach to work.
-A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments, new learning and travel (overnight, weekend and occasional international travel may be required).
-Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
-Willingness to work with multiple supervisors/colleagues in a matrix environment, and to value the importance of team work.
-IT literate Experience with Microsoft based applications and general knowledge of PC functions.
-Able to take initiative and work independently.-Sense of urgency in completing assigned tasks.
-Holds a driving license.Education-Educated to degree level (biological science, pharmacy or other health related discipline preferred) or equivalent nursing qualification/experience.