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[…]

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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[…]

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PCT National Phase Filing in India

When a PCT international application is made designating India, an applicant can file a national phase application in India within 31 months from the international filing date or the priority date, whichever is earlier. PCT NATIONAL The PCT national phase application is filed in Indian Patent Office along with Form-1 for providing details of the international[…]

Provisional Application

PCT Timeline India

Timeline A national phase application, corresponding to a PCT international application, must be filed in India within a non-extendable period of 31 months from a date of priority of the corresponding PCT international application. Forms and Fee As per Section 139 of the Patents Act 1970, the patent office necessitates filing of national phase applications[…]