Patent Drafting

September 21, 2021, 5:56 pm

The relevance of Intellectual Property (IP) has increased around the world and is much evident with increasing technological intervention and more businesses getting into this field. Each IP constitutes an important part of the company’s assets which needs to be structured in a focused manner to provide maximum benefit to the company. Patents are, therefore, the most... Read More

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July 30, 2021, 5:06 pm

Singapore has become a major hub for IP-driven companies due to the suitable environment that it provides for the companies. Companies always look for a destination that has multiple benefits and has strong business environment. Singapore always fits in this domain and major industries and business seeks to establish their foot in Singapore capturing the market in the Asia-... Read More

November 6, 2017, 11:55 am

Filing a patent application is a necessity for the protection of an invention. A patent helps in restricting others from copying the patentee’s invention/technology. But if the patent application has not been filed in a professional manner, it would not be an easy task to have a patent granted based on the patent application filed. Procedure for grant and further management... Read More

November 6, 2017, 11:50 am

Introduction

A provisional patent application is a temporary application that is never examined, never granted, and never enforceable. This application has to be effectively converted into a non-provisional patent application or a PCT... Read More

October 25, 2017, 11:53 am

Patent Searches are key to evaluate the feasibility of a product/idea/invention before investing much time, capital, and resources, initially. Patent searches help in carrying out due diligence. Below are some of the Patent Searches commonly practiced in the Intellectual Property (IP) Industry:

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October 3, 2017, 5:10 pm

In the modern era, the pharmaceutical industry has been witnessing the introduction of new and improvised drugs in a market that is driven by rapid changes in technology. Over the past decades, many advancements in the pharmaceutical sector had led to the introduction of critically important drugs that saved the lives of millions of people. Major parts of the revenues... Read More

October 3, 2017, 2:17 pm

For establishing a Union for the 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... 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 the PCT route.

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) was formed in 1970 for assisting Patent Applicants in providing a unified process for filing... 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 the International Bureau (IB) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva.

PCT provides a platform for applicants seeking patent protection for their inventions internationally. By one... Read More