About Patent Registration
Patent Registration is an exclusive right of making, using, modifying, selling, offering for sale or importing newly invented articles or processes by its owner or inventor after going through with prescribed criteria of patentability search. Patent Registration grants ownership of 20 years.
- Patent database search
- In depths Analysis of Existing inventions through comparisons with similar works
- Filing of Application before controller of Patent
- Government fees (for Individual applicant)
- Patent registration fees
Advantages of Patent Registration
Monopoly and competitive advantage.
Receiving of Royalty
Sell or licensed the patent right anytime.
Worldwide recognition of patent.
Raising capital and creation of business.
Patent Registration Process :
Patentability Search on the basis of
c) Industrially Applicable
D) Feasible to general public
Drafting of Patent Application /Specification containing
a) Provisional Specification
b) Complete Specification
Publication and Examination of Specification
Objection Proceedings to Patent Grant including Anticipation of previous application
FAQs on Patent Registration
1. When to consider patent filing?
Patent Application Filing should be on priority and should be done at early stages of research and invention by filing Provisional Specification followed by Complete Specification.
2. What should be the contents of Complete Specification?
It is mandatory to file complete specification for grant of patent, and includes:
- Title of invention
- Area/Field of invention
- Description of Invention
- Brief descriptions of diagrams, drawings, sketches (if involved)
- Sample Examples
3. A patent application on my own name or on company name?
An employee of the company generating intellectual property during his/her tenure, should be on the company name on agreement basis and if there is no agreement then on his own name.
4. How to get Worldwide Patent?
An exclusive right to a patent is only available in a country in which patent is protected or registered, but there is a way by which you can defend your patent in many countries. This way is known as PATENT COOPERATION TREATY (PCT)