Patent Invalidity Search

Importance of Patent Invalidity Search

There are instances where a third party might challenge your patent after its issuance or vice versa. Either way, you have to perform a patent invalidity search (or patent validity search). It is the first step either party takes when they are in the middle of or are planning to file a patent infringement lawsuit.[…]

Patent Types and IP Protections in India and the USA

Patent Types and IP Protections in India and the USA

Organizations and individuals are filing patents for their inventions all over the world every day. The USA has made 3 classifications for patent types. More often than not, the same classifications top every search result when an individual searches for “Types of patents”. Sometimes, this information can prove to be misleading because this US-based classification[…]

IPR issues

IPR Issues of India: Challenges to be Aware of before Filing

India has been very progressive over the last 2 decades in the formulation of a strong intellectual property rights policy. However, there are still a lot of IPR issues that it needs to address. The US government has retained India on its “priority watch list” for its alleged poor enforcement of IP regulations. This was[…]

Patent Registration in India

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

Patent Registration in India– Well there is no preset value or accurate answer to 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. Your patent costs will actually depend on your decision- whether you want to get the[…]

Benefits of Patent

Benefits of Patent in India

The very common question inventors ask is whether it is worth to file a patent for their invention. There are several ways through which an inventor can avail the benefits of the patent. A patent is an Intellectual property having numerous advantages but to avail the benefits of patent you need to claim it on[…]

Indian Patent Office

How To File A Utility Patent? Explained In 6 Simple Steps

A utility patent gives coverage to new and useful product, the machine or process to protect them from other companies or individual from using, making, selling and importing the invention or idea without seeking permission. Also, it is one of the most common patents which is used to protect invention and ideas. So, in this[…]

Indian Patent Office

Indian Patent Office: July 2018 Top Updates

The Patents (Amendment Bill, 2005), was introduced in the Indian Parliament in March 2005 with the motive to make Indian Patent System compatible with the rest of the world. The amendment was proposed mainly to incorporate various rules those were outlined in the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) which India is a signatory.[…]

Post-Grant Opposition in India

Post Grant Opposition In India: Know The Basics

India became a signatory of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement on 1st January 2005, and subsequently, Section 25 of the Act got amendments to adhere to the terms of the agreement of TRIPS. This amendment provides a system integration of pre and post-grant opposition wherein inventions that are either on the way[…]

What Inventions can be Patented in India

What Inventions Can Be Patented In India?

India is an emerging economy that has surpassed the United Kingdom regarding GDP for the first time in more than 100 years. Much of this success could get an attribute to recent changes that the Govt. of India has incorporation since last 25 years. Introduction and implementation of TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property) rule are[…]

IP Treaties

Important IP Treaties & Agreements: You Must Know About!

Being a significant part of the IP industry, we understand the importance of being up-to-date about every innovation, taking place around us. The more updated you are, the better will be your services and moves to counter the opposing parties. Since, IP is a field that deals with all the techno-legal aspects, one needs to[…]