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
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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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
Registration for a patent allows an Applicant to limit unauthorized use of its invention by others. However, patent rights are territorial in nature, meaning that the applicability of patent is restricted to the territory in which it is granted. As a result, in order to protect an invention in different countries, separate patent applications need to be filed in desired... Read More
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 filing one... Read More