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[…]

What Inventions can be Patented in India

What Inventions Can Be Patented In India?

India is an emerging economy that has surpassed the United Kingdom regarding GDP for the first time in more than 100 years. Much of this success could get an attribute to recent changes that the Govt. of India has incorporation since last 25 years. Introduction and implementation of TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property) rule are[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Provisional Application

PCT International Application Filing for Indian Applicant

A PCT international application is governed by the Patent Cooperation Treaty and can be validated in upto 151 countries. The PCT international application may be filed by an Indian applicant after receiving foreign filing permission under section 39 of the Patents Act 1970 or if the patent application has been filed in India not less[…]

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[…]