Category: Patent

Fingerprint Recognition Patent: Security in Biometric Device

Fingerprint Recognition Patent: Security in Biometric Device

In a world driven by technology, securing sensitive information while accessing various digital systems has become crucial. Fingerprint recognition, a form of biometric technology, has emerged as a reliable and convenient means of enhancing security. The use of fingerprint recognition has grown significantly in recent

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Patenting Biotech Invention

Patenting Biotech Invention

  Biotechnology is a diverse field of science that studies and utilizes biology, biological processes and organisms to formulate new products or methods that are meant to improve human living. Biotechnology and Intellectual Property are intrinsically linked given that both fields require technology and innovation

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Diverse Patent Applications

Diverse Patent Applications

For registering the patent, it is essential to file a patent application before the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, a government agency which reports to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

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Role of a Patent Attorney

Role of a Patent Attorney

A patent attorney is qualified to advise clients about patents, along with other allied intellectual property rights. He assists the owners or inventors in filing the patent application and helps them obtain patent, as granted by the patent offices from around the world.  From individuals

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Prior Art

Prior Art

Novelty is one of the essential criteria required for a patent to be granted in India. Novelty means that the invention must be new or novel and must not have been anticipated by any published document in the world. In order to prove novelty, it

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Patentability in India

Patentability in India

A patent is an exclusive right granted to the owner of an invention, that allows him to prevent others from making, using, or selling the invention without the consent of the owner. The patent law in India is governed by The Patent Act, 1999 (hereinafter

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Can a website be patented?

Can a website be patented?

A website is an essential asset to any form of business today as it forms a part of the business identity. However, it is possible that someone else would want to exploit this asset and reap benefits from it. Is the protection of patent available

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Patents And Freedom To Operate

Patents And Freedom To Operate

After an invention is patented, the inventor has exclusive rights over the invention. Any infringement thereby is actionable and you have the right to stop others from using or selling your invention. However, getting a patent is not enough to sell your product in the

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Types of Patent Applications

Types of Patent Applications

Suppose you and your patent attorney have approved the revised copy of the patent application. It should be filed as fast as possible with the patent office, once that happens. It can be filed in different types. They are based on the following criteria –

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PCT Filing Procedure in India

PCT Filing Procedure in India

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is an International Treaty with over 145 contracting states. The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is responsible for administering PCT. As a result, PCT protects the invention of the applicant in many countries. Besides a single international patent application can

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