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[…]

Software Patents Under Indian Patent Law

The software is a non-patentable subject matter, as per the Indian Patent Law. There have been instances where things were different or exceptional. Big multinational companies were successful in scoring different patents in software, but not the smaller domestic ones. So what is the position of software patents under Indian Patent Law? Indian Patent Law[…]

Digital Access Service System

India Enters WIPO Digital Access Service System

India is the newest country to join the WIPO Digital Access Service or DAS System. The WIPO-India Cooperation Agreement was established on March  31, 2018. It was established between the Indian Patent Office (IPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Therefore, we must learn about this new DAS system. What is the Digital Access[…]

Top 6 Challenges & Issues In Intellectual Property Rights (India)

India joined WTO (World Trade Organization) and became a signatory of the TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual rights) agreements in the year of 1995. With this, all the signatories were supposed to align their IP rules in conformation with the TRIPS agreement. However, developing countries like India were granted a window period of 10 years[…]

Benefits Of e-Filing Patent Applications In India

The technological landscape is changing swiftly, and it has penetrated almost every aspect of human life. Same goes true for Indian Patent Office and before 2007 when inventors manually file their patents with mountains of paperwork that was tedious not only for the applicant but also for the Indian Patent Office. All stakeholders including the[…]

Patent Revocation In India

Patent Revocation In India: All You Need To Know!

Do you think that your patent even after its grant, will remain safe from any third party until its expiry? Well, to clear up a pile of misconceptions from your sight, you need to know that patents are not safe before or even after its grant. Patent grant does not mean put your patent in a[…]