Patent Search

Patent Search Patent search is a search of the patent database to determine if there are any patent application similar or identical to an invention that is to be patented. Patent search can be done to improve the chances of…

Publication of Patent Application

Publication of Patent Application A patent application is a request made for granting of a patent for the invention described and claimed by the applicant which is pending in a patent office. There are various stages in a patent application…

Patent Claims

Patent Claims The Patent ends with a series of numbered paragraphs called claims. This is the most important section of a Patent. Claims are set with a boundary of the invention. Claims are the modem through which an infringement suit can…

Software Patent Registration

Software Patent Registration Creators and inventors of software products have always strived to protect their intellectual property rights and obtain patent registration for software products. The rapid growth of the internet and fast increasing competition has further increased the demand for…

International Patent Protection Scheme for MSMEs

International Patent Protection Scheme for MSMEs The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has recently introduced a scheme called "Support for International Patent Protection in Electronics and IT". Under the International Patent Protection Scheme, reimbursement of upto Rs.15 lakhs or…

Section 80 RRB Deduction for Patent Royalty

Section 80 RRB Deduction for Patent Royalty Section 80 RRB deduction is provided for taxpayers having income through royalty on a patent. The royalty received by an individual on his/her patent is eligible for tax deductions under Section 80 RRB…

Restoration of Patent – How to Guide

Restoration of Patent - How to Guide A patent is granted for term period of twenty years considered from the date of filing of the patent. According to section 53, Indian Patent Act, the patentee has to pay renewal fee…

Tatkal Scheme for Patents

Tatkal Scheme for Patents Patent registration in India is handled by the Indian Patent Office which is under the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks (CGPDTM), a subordinate office of the Government of India. Till date, patent registration processes have been long…

Patent Provisional Specification

Patent Provisional Specification While applying for patent registration, one of the important legal documents to be filed is the provisional or complete specification. Specification may be filed either as a provisional or as a complete. A provisional specification is filed along…

How to File Patent Application

How to File Patent Application Patent registration can be used to protect an invention involving a new product or process, inventive step and capable of being made or used in an industry. The steps to filing a patent application is discussed in another…