Patent Prosecution in India

Patent Prosecution in India – An Encompassing Guide

The process of Patent prosecution in India starts from filing the application till the very last stage of patent grant or rejection. There is a complete timeline for the legal process with varying duration of different proceedings. The duration of these proceedings are subject to change; this depends majorly on the applicant and on the[…]

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[…]

How to File Different Types of Patent Applications?

How to File Different Types of Patent Applications? : Let us first understand the various types of patent applications in detail. Patent applications may be classified into six different categories on the basis of its functionality, such as Ordinary, Convention-based, Divisional, Patent of Addition, PCT National Phase Application, and international patent application. Read Also: Patent Application[…]

What is Patent Protection? What are different aspects of it?

What is Patent Protection? A patent office grants certain rights to an inventor to provide protection for his/her invention, by restricting every other person to make use, sell, or import that invention without the inventor’s consent. These are commonly referred as the ‘Patent’. The inventor holds every right to license or sell the rights defined by[…]

Patents

Business Method Patents: Allowed or Not

With the digital age and the advances in the methods of doing business, particularly in electronic commerce and the Internet, a lot of growth has been seen in developing new and innovative business methods. Business methods are being developed by IT companies, banking corporations and the proprietors of online market and auction sites. Business methods[…]