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Can Recipes be Patented?

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Some inventions are clearly patentable at first glance; others less so. A soup recipe might at first glance seem like it falls squarely into the latter category, but the Indian Patent Office did recently grant a patent for just that. Priggya Arora of PA Legal offers some explanations as to why this is the case, and what can be done for people looking to monetize their own recipes.

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Author: Varsha Valsaraj, Legal Associate at PA Legal.  

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