Patent invalidity/validity search is basically the analysis to understand the strength of patent claims. A patent invalidity (or patent validity) search can be used to validate the claims made by a patent or to invalidate one or more claims of a competitor’s patent when facing a patent infringement suit. Moreover, these searches also check the strength of a granted patent while exploring licensing options.Read More
As per the Indian Patents Act 1970, an invention is patentable when it satisfies the following criteria:
- It is novel
- It has an inventive step or it must be non-obvious
- It has Industrial applicability
- It doesn’t fall under section 3 and 4 of the Patents Act 1970.
A person skilled in the art accesses methodologies for evaluating inventive step based patent laws.Read More