PCT Timeline An Overview

PCT Timeline: An Overview

When you are seeking to file a PCT application, you must have a clear view of the PCT Timeline. The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an international patent law treaty that assists patent applicants to seek patent protection internationally. Also, there are 152 contracting states under the PCT and they all are under the control[…]

Patent in India

Patent in India: Procedure for Grant

A patent grant is an exclusive right that protects the invention of the applicant. The procedure for a grant of patent in India comprises of few steps. After following these steps, the Indian patent office issues the patent grant in India to the applicant. However, a patent grant does not arise automatically. An understanding of[…]

Patent Registration in India

What are the costs/fees for patent registration in India?

What is the cost of patent registration in India? Firstly, there is no pre-set value or accurate answer to the cost of this question. However, we can help you by providing a generic view on the cost incurred which in turn will help you understand the cost structure. Hence, the costs of patent registration in[…]

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IPR Issues in India: The Major Points of Concern

Although India is on its track of advancement in various sectors, there are many issues that have not come into the light. One such sector facing issues is Intellectual Property Rights. IPR involves Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Designs, and Geographical Indications. Although there are governing rules and Acts for these rights, there are many issues that[…]

7 Mistakes Startups make while Filing patents

7 Mistakes Start-ups make When Filing Patents

All men are error-prone. Likewise, an inventor is prone to a number of mistakes while filing patents. The Patent Office grants a legal right to an inventor or an applicant for his invention in the form of a patent. Accordingly, the inventor owns a time span of 20 years. It grants him a monopoly on[…]

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Patent Prosecution Highway in India

The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) speeds up the examination process for the applications those participating in intellectual property offices. Under PPH, the applicant may request a fast track examination of claims in a patent application that is pending in the patent office. Also, PPH leverages fast-track examination procedures already in place among participating patent offices[…]

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Patenting in India: Key Steps

A patent grant is an exclusive right that protects the invention of the applicant. Patenting in India starts with performing patent searches before patent application filing. After determining the novelty of the invention, one can file the patent application with the Indian Patent Office. The patent application filing can be in any of the branches[…]

Importance of Patent Agent in India

Importance of Patent Agent in India

A patent agent is a person who has good experience in prosecuting patents for their clients. As we know, drafting of patent application requires specific technical and legal knowledge. So, a person needs to have skills in drafting and filing a patent application to fulfill the obligation of patent prosecution. It is important to note[…]

Patent Licensing in India: What's Inside

Patent Licensing in India: What’s Inside?

Licensing is a procedure in which the owner of the product provides the right to a third person to seek benefits from the product. Similarly, in patent licensing the owner provides the right to another party or individual to make, use and sell the licensed product. Generally, the license agreement includes the agreement of the[…]

Challenges faced by Intellectual Property Rights Issues

Challenges faced by Intellectual Property Rights Issues

Intellectual property rights refer to the general term for the assignment of property rights through patents, copyrights, and trademarks. However, there are some intellectual property rights issues that Indian government need to address. The main purpose of intellectual property is to give protection and encourage research innovation. India has been very progressive over the last[…]