Thanks to our ancient rishis; India won war on patents twice.

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In past few days India’s CSIR-TKDL unit (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Traditional Knowledge Digital Library) has successfully won 2 cases over Patent registration-

 1) In first case over month wash, when the Indian unit proved that mouth wash formulae containing herbal medicines claimed by Colgate-Palmolive for patenting was already available in our ancient Ayurvedic knowledge base.

2) In second case CSIR-TKDL has successfully forced the UK Company Pangaea Laboratories Ltd. to withdraw their Patent application on hair loss formulae. The unit proved that the composition of Pine bark, turmeric and green tea is being used to prevent hair loss in Ayurveda and unani medicine system since ancient times.

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