Tag: Examination

Securing a Patent in India

Patents among other intellectual property rights is one which takes relatively longer time to secure. The very first question which comes up to an applicant’s mind before applying for a patent is if they need to go about it on their own or seek a professional firm for the same. The process of securing a … Continue reading Securing a Patent in India

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A Simplified Account of Patenting Procedure in India

Well, this is something for which we have been getting queries on regular basis from individual inventors, universities and companies in India as well as outside India. This article comprehensively addresses all the procedural issues which normally applicant faces while patenting invention in India. Though this article focuses on the procedural aspects, it is always … Continue reading A Simplified Account of Patenting Procedure in India

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Revised Draft Guidelines for Examination of Pharma Patent Applications

We have earlier reported the release of Draft Guidelines for Examination of Pharma Patent Applications. The Patent office has now released revised draft guidelines and in continuation of our earlier article here, we explain herein what those revisions are and impact of the guidelines in general. The revised guidelines are available here. The revised guidelines … Continue reading Revised Draft Guidelines for Examination of Pharma Patent Applications

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Now Responses to Examination Reports can be filed online too!

As per the notification of 07th July 2013 at the Indian Patent Office, the responses to Examination Reports can now be also filed online. The online database of Indian Patent Office has been significantly automated over the last couple of months causing much convenience to the Applicants and Agents as well as speeding processes at … Continue reading Now Responses to Examination Reports can be filed online too!

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Examination Guidelines/Standards – Indian Patent Office

This article relates to a recent judgment of IPAB for a patent application 2254/DELNP/2005 which was refused to proceed further by the Indian patent office. The judgment illustrates the mode in which decisions are established by the patent office during the examination/prosecution phase. Copy of the decision can be accessed here. Brief summary of the … Continue reading Examination Guidelines/Standards – Indian Patent Office

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