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[…]

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[…]

Patenting in India: Do’s & Don’ts

Before you invest your hard-earned resources into an invention it is important to ensure patenting in the intended jurisdiction. Even though patent law tends to be similar almost in all the countries, still, there are some differences which an applicant needs to consider. Not doing home works before investing resources into an invention could be[…]

Patent Opposition

Patent Opposition

Opposition? The opposition is the mechanism most commonly used to allow any party/interested party to challenge the validity of a patent application/patent before the controller of Patents. validity of a patent application and/or a granted patent can be challenged and thus such exclusive right is not eternal. Patent Opposition Opposition proceedings? structured to restrain wrongful obtaining[…]