Centre for Internet & Society

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India, requested comments through its "Discussion Paper on Standard Essential Patents and Their Availability on FRAND Terms" on March 1, 2016. This post is a compilation of various comments submitted in response to it.

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) commends the DIPP for its efforts at seeking inputs from various stakeholders on this important and timely issue. CIS is thankful for the opportunity to put forth its views. The submission is divided in 3 main parts. The first part, ‘Preliminary’, introduces the document; the second part, ‘About CIS’, is an overview of the organization; and, the third part, ‘Submissions on the Issues’, answers the questions raised in the discussion paper. A list of annexures and their URLs is included at the end of the document. The submission to the DIPP was prepared by Anubha Sinha, Nehaa Chaudhari and Rohini Lakshané.


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