Patent Application Process (USPTO)

Before applying for an intellectual property protection, it’s important to analyze the need for a necessary type of intellectual property protection. You must first check, for what type of protection you are looking for your invention. It may be a patent, trademark, copyright, business plan/trade secrets or a mix of these protection variants. Once you[…]

How to file patent in India

How to file Patent in India- Requirements | Procedure | Specifications | Forms

Any Indian citizen, organization, business, or any international client holds the eligibility to file a patent in India, on an individual basis or joint basis. There is a provision that not only the true inventor has the authority, but also an assignee has the authority to seek for patent protection in India. In case of an[…]

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[…]