RTI Act v. Patents Act


PIL challenges the arbitrary, illegal and inconsistent actions of the Indian Patent Office in denying request for information under the Right to Information Act, 2005


Current Status

Hon’ble Chief Justice and Rajiv S. Endlaw issued notice to the Union of India on August 06, 2014. Next date is October 29, 2014

More Details

Shamnad Basheer v. Union of India
W.P. 4675 of 2014

The following counsels are representing the Petitioner pro bono:

Mr. Salman Khurshid (Senior Advocate and former Minster for Law and Justice)
Mr. Joy Basu (Senior Advocate)
Abhimanyu Bhandari (Managing Partner, Axon Partners LLP)
Aanchal Mullick (Senior Associate, Axon Partners LLP)
Sai Vinod (Lawyer)