Patents Act, 1992

Extent of territorial protection.

117.—For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that this Act applies to the following waters, namely, the waters in the portion of the sea which comprises the territorial seas of the State, the waters in all the areas of the sea to which the internal or inland waters of the State are extended by section 5 of the Maritime Jurisdiction Act, 1959 , and the waters in any area which is for the time being a designated area within the meaning of section 1 of the Continental Shelf Act, 1968 .