Let's discuss different patent forms available at Indian Patent Office and purpose of each form- Application for Grant of Patent: Form -01 Provisional/Complete Specification: Form -02 Statement and Undertaking Under Section 8 :Form -03 Request for Extension of Time: Form- 04 Declaration as to Inventorship : Form -05 Claim or Request Regarding any Change in … Continue reading PATENT FORMS
Patent prosecution is the patent process required to obtain a patent which involves interaction between the Assignee/Inventor or his legal epresentative and Patent Office with respect to his patent application. During the patent prosecution process, a patent application has to go through the following steps-
As per the patent law, a provisional application is a legal document filed in the Indian Patent Office or any other patent office to establish an early filing date and allows the inventor to file a patent application without a formal patent claim, oath or declaration, or any information disclosure (prior art) statement.
Freedom to Operate Search, also known as Clearance Search or Right to use search is performed to check and identify whether any in-force patents or published patent applications with claims that cover the technology, process, or product the inventor is targeting.
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 … Continue reading Invalidation Searches
Trademark classification is the classification of goods and services . Trademarks are classified into several classes under Nice Classification (NCL). There are different classes for registering marks for goods and services i.e TM classes 1-34 classify goods and TM classes 35-45 classify services.
Mosaicing provides the patent examiner to evaluate inventive step in light of two or more pieces of prior art information in combination, provided that a person skilled in the relevant art could reasonably have been expected to combine such information.