PCT Timeline An Overview

PCT Timeline: An Overview

When you are seeking to file a PCT application, you must have a clear view of the PCT Timeline. The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an international patent law treaty that assists patent applicants to seek patent protection internationally. Also, there are 152 contracting states under the PCT and they all are under the control[…]

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.[…]

Indian Patent Filing: Specifications, Forms, Procedure, Examination & Cost Incurred

Indian Patent Filing- Any Indian citizen, organization, business, or any international client holds the eligibility to file patent in India, on individual basis or joint basis. There is a provision that not only the true inventor has the authority, but also an assignee has the authority to seek for patent protection in India. In case[…]

How to File National Phase Patent Application in India?

How to File National Phase Patent Application in India? – Before going directly to the national phase application, let’s first understand what an “international application” is. The PCT (Patent Corporation Treaty), which is also known as an “international application”, is a treaty signed between more than 149 countries, that allows a patent applicant to file[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Provisional Application

Filing PCT Application in India

A PCT international application may be filed by an Indian applicant after receiving foreign filing permission under section 39 of the Patents Act 1970, or after six weeks and within twelve months of the filing of a patent application in India. FILING PCT APPLICATION Receiving Office A PCT international application may be filed in India as[…]