PATENT FILING IN INDIA
- Proof of Right (Executed Form 1 or Assignment Deed)
- Power of Attorney (PoA)
- English Translation of the Priority/ PCT Document (if not in English)
A patent can be filed in India as any of the following applications in English:
Paris Convention based national entry.
PCT National Phase based national entry.
Ordinarily publication is done within 18 months of priority date. Early publication can also be performed within 1 month of request.
Request for examination has to be made within 48 months from the Priority Date.
Application is to be put in order for allowance within 6 months from the date of First Examination Report (FER).
Annuity for 3’rd year onwards is to be paid after Grant of the Patent. Protection of the Patent is for 20 years from the International Filing Date.