Document Type : Perspective Article


National Research Development Corporation, 20-22 Zamroodpur Community Centre, Kailash Colony Extn., New Delhi 110048, India


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV2) or the COVID-19 virus has led to a global pandemic causing havoc all across. While researching methods to contain the virus or a cure is still a work-in-progress, a feasible way would be to delve into the patent landscape of SARS-CoV to locate pertinent innovations on the block. The similarity in viral proteins of SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV2 enables the credence that patent applications and granted patents on SARS-CoV may offer beneficial insights towards understanding and finding a solution to COVID-19 disease.

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus: A Patent Based View