PATENT OPPOSITION BOARD
What is a Opposition Board?
Opposition Board means a board constituted under sub-section (3) of section 25.
Registration of trademarks is beneficial for business owners as it helps them to protect their goodwill and prevents unwarranted copying and infringement of goods. The Trademark Registration process is laid down under the Trademark Act, 1999 and the Trademark Rules Act, 2017.
Patent prosecution is the patent process required to obtain a patent which involves interaction between the Assignee/Inventor or his legal representative and Patent Office with respect to his patent application. During the patent prosecution process, a patent application has to go through the following steps-
Before applying for trademark it is very necessary to conduct a trademark search to identify potential conflicts that could arise with existing trademark applications or registered trademarks in the same trademark class. In order to avoid it is always recommended to conduct a “Trademark Search” as trademark searches are an integral part of trademark ownership.Read More
Design Registration at a Cost- Effective Price
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According to the Designs Act, 2000 an Industrial Design is defined as “the features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or color or a combination thereof applied to any article whether two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms, by any industrial process or means, whether manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined, which in the finished article appeal to and are judged solely by the eye.”
In simpler words an industrial design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. It includes:
Depending on the particular national law and the kind of design, industrial design is registered and protected under industrial design law as a “registered design” or under patent law as “design patents or under copyright law.
WHY REGISTER YOUR DESIGN?
An owner of the design registers an industrial design or design patent to prevent third parties from making, selling, importing articles embodying the design which is a copy, or substantially a copy, of their unique protected design and to earn royalty.
CRITERIA FOR REGISTRATING DESIGN
WHO CAN FILE THE APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION INDUSTRIAL DESIGN:
Any person/proprietor of a design
We at IPR Studio are well equipped to assist all aspect of design application for filing in India.
10 STEPS FOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGN REGISTRATION
Provisional Application is a self-suggestive term i.e. temporary application filed with a Patent Office, to claim a “Priority Date” and when an invention is not complete in all aspects. It is less expensive to prepare and file and enables the inventor to study the feasibility of the invention in terms of potential markets, distributors, licensees. However the complete application needs to be filed within 12 months or else it will be treated as abandoned.