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i. "High Court" means,-
(i) in relation to the Union Territory of Delhi, ***the High Court of Delhi;

2[(ii) in relation to the Union Territory of Arunachal Pradesh and the Union Territory of Mizoram, the Gauhati High Court (the High Court of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura);]

(iii) in relation to the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the High Court at Calcutta;

(iv) in relation to the Union Territory of the [Lakshadweep], the High Court of Kerala;

(v) in relation to the Union Territory of Goa, Daman and Diu and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the High Court at Bombay;

(vi) in relation to the Union Territory of Pondicherry, the High Court at Madras;

(vii) in relation to the Union Territory of Chandigarh, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana; and

(viii) in relation to any other State, the High Court for that State;

j. "invention" means any new and useful-
i. art, process, method or manner of manufacture;
(ii) machine, apparatus or other article;
(iii) substance produced by manufacture,

and includes any new and useful improvement of any of them, and an alleged invention;

j. "legal representative" means a person who in law represents the estate of a deceased person;
k. "medicine or drug" includes-
i. all medicines for internal or external use of human beings or animals,
ii. all substances intended to be used for or in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of diseases in human beings or animals,
iii. all substances intended to be used or in the maintenance of public health, or the prevention or control of any epidemic disease among human beings or animals,
iv. insecticides, germicides, fungicides, weedicides and all other substances intended to be used for the protection or preservation of plants,
v. all chemical substances which are ordinarily used as intermediates in the preparation or manufacture of any of the medicines or substances above referred to;
j. "patent" means a patent granted under this Act and includes for the purposes of sections 44, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 63, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 78, 134, 140, 153, 154, and 156 and Chapters XVI, XVII and XVIII, a patent granted under the Indian Patents and Designs Act, 1911;
k. "patent agent" means a person for the time being registered under this Act as a