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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Jayant Agro: Stats: Castor oil based patents

Found this list of patents that are castor based. Interesting observations.
- 25 patents in EU for plant protection, fertilizer composition, animal purpose(feed?)
- 42 patents in US for pharmaceutical drugs and compositions.. surfactants, sustain release tablets, injectable formulations, treatment medicine for cancer, HIV, diabetese, arthritis etc..
- 20 patents for cosmetic compositions.. toothpaste, gelling agent, absorption agents, softening agent, micro emulsions..

120 patents registered in US and 97 patents registered in EU.. this is only for the period 1996 to 2000
India has 4 patents and since Jayant Agro's patent was issued in 2002 .. its not included in the list..

If we search for "castor" in the patent office we get 47,331 unique results..

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