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.
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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
Prior art searches can have serious financial consequences as they can put into question a research programme or the commercialization of a new product or process. While one can adopt, in an initial phase, an amateurish approach, the complete analysis must be left to information specialists using professional tools.