Patent Registration Applications are handled by the Patent Office, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks. Patent applications can be filed electronically with provisional or complete specification, at the appropriate Patent Office.
Patent is an exclusive right for an invention provided by the law to the Patentee. It enables the patentee to control the making, using, selling or importing of the patented product or process for producing that product without his / her consent. An invention shall qualify following conditions to be patentable in India as it must be a new product or process involving an inventive step and it must be capable of being made or used in an industry. Patent registrations have a validity of twenty years from the date of filing of patent application, irrespective of whether it is filed with provisional or complete specification.
Advantages to Register a Patent:
1. Legal Protection: Only owners of registered patents can sue for damages in case of patent infringement. Patent protection is not enforceable for inventions that are not registered.
2. Global Patent Protection: A patent registration in India can be used as the basis for patent registration in other countries,. Foreigners and Foreign entities can also register a patent in India.
3. Competitive Edge: Patent registration will provide a unique competitive edge for the business. Competitors will not be allowed to use the patented invention for similar goods or services.
4. Validity: Patent registrations in India are valid for 20 years from the date of filing of patent application, irrespective of whether it is filed with provisional or complete. specification.
5. Intellectual property: After registration, patent becomes intellectual property, which is an intangible asset for an organization. Registered patent can be sold, franchised or commercially contracted.
What is the process for Patent Registration ?
Step 1: Generate the enquiry on our website
Step 2: Our expert will provide you with the instructions as to how to proceed
Step 3: Fill up the checklist of documents and provide necessary documents to us
Step 4: We will start the registration process and provide you with the documents submission receipt.
What you will receive in Patent Registration Package?
- Expert consultancy
- Complete end to end documentation & solution
- Patent Search Report
- Payment of Govt. fees
- Certifying and submission of application
- Certificate of Registration from Patent Registry Office.
How we help with Patent Registration:
1. Application Preparation: Our Patent Expert will prepare the patent application for your business based on your requirements and information.
2. Application Filing: Once the patent registration application is prepared and signed by you, we can file it with the Patent Office electronically.
3. Application Tracking: Once the patent application is filed with the Registrar, the Government processing will start.
1. What is a Patent?
A Patent is a statutory right for an invention granted for a limited period of time to the patentee by the Government, in exchange of full disclosure of his invention for excluding others from making, using, selling, importing the patented product or process for producing that product for those purposes without his consent.
2. Does Indian Patent give protection worldwide?
Patent protection is territorial right and therefore it is effective only within the territory of India. However, filing an application in India enables the applicant to file a corresponding application for same invention in convention countries, within or before expiry of twelve months from the filing date in India. Therefore, separate patents should be obtained in each country where the applicant requires protection of his invention in those countries. There is no patent valid worldwide.
3. What can be patented?
An invention relating either to a product or process that is new, involves inventive steps and capable of industrial application can be patented. However, it must not fall into the categories of inventions that are non- patentable under section 3 and 4 of the Act.
4. Who can apply for a patent?
A true and first inventor or his assignee, either alone or jointly with any other person can file an application for Patent Registration. However, legal representative of any deceased person can also make an application for patent registration.
5. What Is Not Patentable?
- An invention that is frivolous or that claims anything contrary to natural laws;
- An invention the primary or intended use of which would be contrary to law or morality or injurious to public health;
- The mere discovery of a scientific principle or the formulation of an abstract theory;
- The mere discovery of any new property or new use for a known substance or of the mere use of a known process, machine or apparatus unless such known process results in a new product or employs at least one new reactant;
- A substance obtained by a mere admixture resulting only in the aggregation of the properties of the components thereof or a process for producing such substance;
- The mere arrangement or rearrangement or duplication of known devices, each functioning independently of one another in a known way;
6. Can I obtain a patent and keep my invention secret?
No. Patents are granted by patent offices in exchange for a full disclosure of the invention. In general, the details of the invention are then published and made available to the public at large.