Patent Filing Precautions for Startups: Top 3

When startups take charge of filing a patent, and if it was their first patent, they might not be able to show their best results in the first filed patent, due to lack of knowledge about the patent fundamentals and awareness about the IP filed. Generally, the first patent is always the least valuable patent[…]

Don’t Forget To Check These In Your Patent Application!

Well, you have an idea that you think could really be a success if protected and monetized properly and thus you decided to patent it. To start off, you started searching “how to patent an idea” but the search engine bombarded you with information that is technical, legal and undecipherable. You are bewildered with the[…]

Why Your Patent Application Gets Rejected? Know The Reasons!!

The chances of predicting uncertainty in your own patent application is often difficult and hard to believe. In the case of IP industry, the inventor puts all of his/her efforts to create and finalize the patent application. But still, not all become successful in getting a patent registered in their name. Rejections can never be[…]

Patent Application Types (India)

A patent is a set of Intellectual Property rights granted to a patentee by the government to have an authority over the exclusive ownership and business prospects for an idea. It is granted for a specified period of time in lieu of detail information from the patentee regarding his/her invention or product. This right would deter[…]

IP Protection Schemes for Start-Ups and SMEs

Startup India While considering IP Protection Schemes for Start-Ups, Startup India appears to be the perfect example. On April 17, 2015, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India released a notification to define ‘startups’. According to the notification, an entity will be defined as a startup if it follows the below-mentioned[…]

Patenting An Idea: Possible or Not?

Patenting An Idea- Possible or Not? To answer the above question is pretty simple. It is a NO! An idea can never be patented. It is the invention that has to be patented. It is true that the root behind any invention is an idea but always an idea cannot lead to an invention. An[…]

Patent Fundamentals: Know Them All!

A patent is an exclusive set of rights granted to an inventor by the national government authority or regional patent office for a new invention or product. And therefore, learning about patent fundamentals is a prime aspect. The invention has to fulfill all criterions of obtaining a patent apart from being novel and non-obvious. The[…]

Bursting Myths about Indian Patent System

India is one of those countries that have witnessed a sharp economic growth in last few years and companies are luring to invest here, viewing the large size of the market and a stable Government rule. India Patent System adopted universally accepted patent regimen in the year of 2005 and since then it is a[…]

Nitty Gritty of Expedited Patent Grant in India

Right from its inception, Patent grant in India is being blamed for its inefficiency and tardiness. But it seems that the time has changed and the patent office is outperforming major patent offices around the world in its granting of patents to change its tarnished image. This becomes evident with the simple fact that the Mumbai[…]

How is Indian Government Contributing for Patent Protection of Start-Ups?

As Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) has become a new strategic business tool enhancing industrial competitiveness in market, more and more companies have started showing their concern for the protection of their to protect IP rights. Patent protection of Start-ups has been taken immense seroiusly by the Indian Government. Strong or popular companies holding big brands[…]