October 3, 2017, 2:17 pm

For establishing a Union for protection of Industrial Property, Paris Convention Treaty was signed in Paris on 20 March, 1883. It is one of the first intellectual property treaties.

In 1873, several countries were invited by the Empire of Austria-Hungar... Read More

September 6, 2017, 10:47 am

This article is a quick reference for an overview of the procedure for filing an application under PCT route.

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) was formed in 1970 for assisting Patent Applicants in providing a unified process for filing patent applications in several countries. The scope... Read More

September 6, 2017, 10:23 am


Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is a multilateral treaty concluded in Washington in 1970 and came into force in 1978. It is administered by International Bureau (IB) of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.

PCT provides a platform to applicants seeking patent protection for their inventions international... Read More