The filing of patent application requires managing multipart dealings and submitting essential documents under prescribed timeline by the Indian patent office. iCuerious offers patent filing related services with efficient quality to Indian inventors, small or large entities for domestic and international patent filings and also to international inventors and companies which are looking for expedition in the Indian marketplace.
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Patent is one kind of intellectual property. It is an exclusive right granted to inventor by the government for a period of 20 years.
A patent application can be filed by
The patent application can be filled in any one of the Indian patent office along with Provisional or Complete specification, fess and forms. In case of provisional application is filled, applicant should be fill complete specification within 12 months from the date of filing of provisional application.
There are two way to apply for patent.
In India there are four patent office located at
Applicant can file a patent application at the applicant’s regional patent office.
It is an application that can be filed, if the invention is still under trialing stage. The advantage of the provisional application is getting a priority date of the invention. It contains
It is a techno legal document, it contains
It is an application claiming a priority date depends on the same or considerably similar application filed in one or more of the convention countries.
It is an application filed in India as Receiving Office under PCT is an international application it can be filed in more than 150 countries by a single application
It is an application filled by applicant in India within 31 months from the international filing date or the priority date, whichever is earlier.
When a single patent application contains more than a one invention, it is divided in to two or more applications under the knowledge of controller or patent agent/attorney. This kind of application is known as divisional application.
The following forms are required while applying for a patent
Patent application is published within 18 months from the date of its filing or priority date whichever is prior. However applicant wants to publish his/her patent application before 18 months from the date of its filing, applicant can submit form 9 along with prescribed fee.
The life of every patent is 20 years from the date of filing.
Patent of Addition is known as improvements or modification of the main invention. There is no separate fee for patent of addition. The expiry date of the patent of addition is same as the expiry date of the main invention
No. The examination is completed only subsequent to receipt of the request of examination. Applicant or assignee or patent agent/attorney should submit Form 18. Form 18A is expedited examination for startup.
No. Patents are territorial in nature and there is no worldwide patent.