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 get Patent Protection in India?

How to get Patent Protection in India?- In simple terms, it is a property, but an intellectual property (IP) – a protected innovation, which belongs to you solely. It ensures creations and changes to existing innovations. This IP is yours to use for your own purpose, in case others desire to use your property; they[…]

Patent Strategies for Startups

Patent Strategies for Startups: A Patent is a monopoly right that is granted to a person who is the inventor of a new and applicable article or has improved an existing article or a new method of creation of an article. In simpler words it gives the inventor a right to take legal actions against those[…]

Best time to File Patent Application in India

What is the best time to File Patent Application in India? – Documenting a patent application is the top priority at all stages of the Research & Development (R&D). During the initial stages of the R&D of building up the invention, it is useful to read the guidelines of provisional patent application filing that could spare[…]

How to file National Phase PCT Patent Application in India?

How to file National Phase PCT Patent Application in India? – Let us first understand what is PCT. Patent Cooperation Treaty allows patent applicants to seek patent protection internationally. By this it means that, an applicant can have protection in a number of countries through applying for their application in accordance with the PCT procedure.[…]

How Patenting Can Bring Success?

How Patenting Can Bring Success? The earliest origins of patents are ancient and uncertain, but some countries have a long history of patenting in which we see the development of modern principles. Britain has a significant trait of patenting right back since the 15th century. Back in America, the Patent Act of 1836 created US Patent[…]

How to File Patent Application Globally?

How to File Patent Application Globally? Fortunately or unfortunately, a world patent does not exist.  This implies that patent are territorial in nature, which is, that the patent right is limited to the country in which a patent protection is p sought. Since nothing like world patent exists, there are ways you can secure your[…]

Patent Basics : Every inventor should know!

Patent Basics – Patent and its rights – Rights associated to an invention that results in something unique and useful, or which provides a non-obvious solution to any existing problem, is referred as a Patent. For attaining or holding a patent for any new invention, all the background and technical details that depict the products functionality or design must be presented or[…]

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[…]

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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[…]