Tag: Patent

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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Seminar at Neotia University, Kolkata

Seminar at Neotia University, Kolkata

The school of Legal studies of the Neotia University, Kolkata and the Patent Promotion and IP cell, TNU took an interest in organising a one-day seminar on Innovation and challenges in Intellectual property Rights: Recent trends in Research and Entrepreneurship in collaboration with Biswajit Sarkar

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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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IPR in Fashion

IPR in Fashion

In this blog, we discuss the role of IPR in the fashion industry and the protection accorded under copyright, trademark and patent laws.

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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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