Category: Patent

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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Patent Infringement in India

Patent Infringement in India

What is patent infringement? Patent infringement is the commission of a prohibited act in relation to a patented invention without the permission of the patent holder. What constitutes Patent Infringement? A patent infringement usually occurs through the usage or sale of the patented invention. In

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Patent Renewal in India

Patent Renewal in India

In India, applicants register their patents for a period of 20 years. It is crucial to renew your patent on time to avoid any surcharge. In the case that you do not renew your patent it will cease to exist and be available in public

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Patent Registration Process in India

Patent Registration Process in India

Conceiving the Invention The inventor should collect as much information as possible about his invention. The inventor should think about the field of his invention, the advantages of such an invention and if that invention can improve already existing solutions. However, not all inventions are

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Patent Search in India

Patent Search in India

An applicant should conduct a patent search to determine if there are any patents similar or identical to the applicant’s invention. A thorough patent search can improve the chances of obtaining a patent registration. One can also conduct a patent search to find information on

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Patent Opposition in India

Patent Opposition in India

Patent opposition, if used properly, is an important tool to prevent the grant of frivolous patents. Although the same can be achieved by revocation and other litigious methods, opposition serves as a more cost-effective way. However, this raises question of the misuse of opposition to

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Patent Registration in India

Patent Registration in India

In today’s technology-driven world, Intellectual Property has an indispensable role to play. Similarly, a patent is an important asset for an organization. An organization can grow in demand through its patenting activities. However, obtaining a grant of a patent is a long process with multiple

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What Can Be Patented in India

What Can Be Patented in India

In India, there is a definitive list of things that cannot be patented as mentioned under Section 3 and 4 of the Indian Patents Act of 1970 but there seems to be no definite answer or adhered definition for knowing what can be patented within

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Impact of Patent Law on Economics Growth of India: An Analysis

Impact of Patent Law on Economics Growth of India: An Analysis

INTRODUCTION The intellectual property applies to the security of mind inventions. Under the legal system, the owners of such property shall be given special privileges that may be used for recognition or financial gain. Mechanisms in which intellectual property is protected, including copyrights, patents, trademarks,

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Advantages of Getting a Patent in India

Advantages of Getting a Patent in India

When you defend your invention by filing a patent for it have you ever thought of bringing more profits to your company by using the patent? In general, a patent is the right to exclude others from the use of the invention. In fact, there

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