Patent registration| How to apply| Documents Required 2020
A patent is an intellectual property right in India. It is a statutory right for an invention granted for a limited period of time to the patentee by the Government, in exchange of full disclosure of his invention which prohibits others, from making, using, selling, importing the patented product or process for producing that product for those purposes without his consent.
The validity of registered patents in India is 20 years from the date of filing of application. However, for an application filed under the national phase under the Patent Cooperation Treaty(PCT), the term of the patent will be 20 years from the international filing date accorded under PCT. The patent registration in India is governed by the Patents Act, 1970 and the Patents Rules, 2003.
Different types of Patent Registration
- PROVISIONAL APPLICATION
- TORDINARY APPLICATION
- CONVENTION APPLICATION
- PCT INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION
- PCT NATIONAL PHASE APPLICATION
- PATENT OF ADDITION
- DIVISIONAL APPLICATION.
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Procedure of patent registration?
Follow 7 easy steps in patent registration with our team.
- Step 1: Patentability/Novelty Search
- Step 2: Patent Drafting
- Step 3: Patent Filing
- Step 4: Publication
- Step 5: Request for Examination
- Step 6: Issuance of Examination Report
- Step 7: Hearing with the Controller
- Step 8: Grant of Patent
Documents required for patent registration
- Declaration as to inventorship
- Statement and undertaking
- Proof of right to make an application
- Authorization of an agent
Frequently Asked Questions
What can be patented?
An invention relating either to a product or process that is new, involving an inventive step and capable of industrial application can be patented. However, it must not fall into the categories of inventions that are not- patentable under sections 3 and 4 of the Act.
What are the requirements for online patent registration?
The following are the requirements for patent registration
Prescribed Under the Patent Act
Why should I register for patent registration services?
Patent registration gives exclusive rights over your invention and allows you to exclude others from using the invention. It brings to you many other advantages like increased credibility of the exclusive work.
Patent registration services are governed under which Act in India?
Patent registration in India is governed by the Patent Act 1970 & Patent Rules 1972.
What is the validity of patent registration?
Patents in India are registered for a limited period of time and are not permanent. In India patents are registered for 20 years it would go in the public domain.