Most business method patents fall under IPC Class G06Q. The Patent Offices worldwide use IPC patent classification to classify patents that claim a system or apparatus and corresponding methods for performing data processing operations uniquely designed for processing data between servers, & handheld devices.
“At least one” refers to “one or more” components and therefore if a granted patent claims contains ” one ” or “at least one” will make a lot of difference if an infringer infringes upon the patented product. This example illustrates a need for language manipulation in patent claim writing.
The Indian patent office defines software inventions under the category of Computer Related Inventions, one or more features of which are embodied wholly or partially by means of a computer program(s). Such inventions have been described in the guidelines published by the patent office for examination of computer related inventions, or CRIs.
Patent filing guide describing how to patent an idea or an invention and who can file a patent in India as an applicant and an inventor based of Indian patent laws.
Patent Prosecution Process in India: The overall process of patent prosecution in India is a bit complicated due to multiple compliances and deadlines to follow by the patent applicants. Understanding why a research needs patent protection in a particular country, what all processes and drug products can be patented or how to build a strong portfolio of patents is very vital for success of any biotech ventures.
Patent Filing for Foreign Applicants / Companies in India under Convention Treaty or PCT National Phase Foreign Applicants and Companies can file a patent in India by hiring the patent filing services of registered patent attorneys in India. We at Tech Corp Legal LLP are a registered intellectual property consultancy firm based in New Delhi, India which provides… Continue reading Patent Registration Procedure in India|How to apply for patent rights in India
Good News :) researchers, patent agents, and patent searchers worldwide who want to study and search patent specifications written and filed in Chinese languages can now online access the same. Recently, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has launched the Global Patent Search Network, an online free patent search service that will provide translations of patents granted… Continue reading US Patent Office Launches Global Patent Search Tool Providing Chinese Patent Spec for search and retrieval
Patent due diligence refers to an audit to assess patents owned by, or licensed to, a company, business or individual.
Whenever we buy or use a smartphone, many of us ignore the fact that lot of research worth millions of dollars has gone behind creating such a smart device, that too for a span of many years. The only legitimate way available to such technology corporations for protecting their research work is to file for… Continue reading Apple v. Samsung – Patent Wars
Role of Patent Attorney in Protection of Business Ideas & Intangible Assets In present economic landscape, a crucial part of business involves enduring competition by securing strong intellectual property rights. Consequently, an important factor used during the valuation of a company is the strength and ownership of their intangible assets duly protected by solid and… Continue reading Patent Lawyer: Legal Expert in Protecting Technology Innovations by Patents