29 Aug 2018

A provisional patent application is an interim utility patent filed with a patent office. A provisional patent is filed without including any claims, oath or declaration, or any disclosure statement. A provisional patent application gives you protection on your invention for one year only and after that you must file for a non-provisional or regular patent application or abandon your pat...

27 Apr 2018

Introduction A patent application filed under the PCT is called an international application, or PCT application. A PCT application is filed with a Receiving Office (RO) such as Indian Patent Office (IPO), which then transmits the PCT application to IB (International Bureau), WIPO, Geneva. While filing an international PCT application, one should have following elements Request (Art...

25 Apr 2018

Introduction The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) system helps applicant seeking patent protection at the international level for their inventions. Such international application can be filed by anyone who is a member of PCT contracting state. It do also support patent offices in taking decisions related to patent granting, and facilitates public access to technical information. By filing...

06 Apr 2018

For any company, whether it’s a mid size or a small organization, time is the most valuable thing. This is the reason we are observing that maximum small or mid size businesses make decisions about foreign patent filing at the eleventh hour. There are many such ways, from regional blocs to repetitive text analysis, in which a business can consume your money so, when we talk about patent ...

06 Apr 2018

If you want to see your idea turning up into a completely developed invention, then it’s an indispensable task to acquire some type of patent protection, if not fully, then the “patent pending” status will also work. Without filing patent protection, it is risky to promote the idea as the idea can be stolen easily. More than that, the businesses you approach will never accept you in a po...

06 Apr 2018

In this article we are going to clear certain doubts and find answers about patents and their related issues with Intellectual Property. Here, we are providing an open discussion forum where you can clear all your doubts about patents and patenting a new invention. If you are new to patents and its related issues, then you can certainly clarify any doubts you might have about legal paten...

26 Feb 2018

The term ‘Intellectual Property’, or it can also be called IP, means the protection for the creation of minds. Talking more specifically, it grants the owners the exclusive rights to these creations. IP has been categorized into two sections: Artistic Industrial Artistic Intellectual property rights are protected by copyrights and Industrial Intellectual Property rights are protec...

12 Jan 2018

Denise is an expert in patent prosecution support services. She brings with her over 30 years of experience in the IP/Patent practice and has worked at leadership level positions with some of the most esteemed and reputed law firms in the U.S., leading development of best practices, outreach and engagement with client community and leading projects to refine offerings to better serve the...

06 Feb 2017

Intellectual Property is the lifeline of every company, more so for the companies dealing with technology. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) encompass patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, amongst others, which prove to be instrumental for safeguarding the brand and keeping the unfair competition at bay. As an example, Trademarks help in protecting the brand value of the c...

02 Nov 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) also known as the next mobile internet revolution will transform the way businesses and consumers interact in a connected world. Over the years, technology has for long been a bellwether for a rapid growth in businesses across sectors. IoT is defined as the networking of physical objects by using embedded sensors, actuators, and other connected devices that colle...