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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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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

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