Patent Portfolio Analysis often occurs during due diligence. For example, an analysis may occur when an investor is determining whether to purchase or invest in a company. Many times the investor obtains what they believe to be a thorough understanding of the portfolio, when in reality they only have a superficial understanding.
Patent applications are divided into one or more types by the patent office, and as per Indian Patent Office, a patent applicant can type multiple kinds of patent applications.
The Indian patent office has published a manual of patent office practice and procedure, which explains the functioning of the patent office by describing multiple steps of the patent registration process in India, including, patent application filing, patent prosecution, patent examination, issuance of patent examination report, patent hearings, patent grant, issuance of patent certificate, pre-grant patent opposition, post-grant patent opposition, and renewal of granted patents in India.
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 due diligence refers to an audit to assess patents owned by, or licensed to, a company, business or individual.
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