Inventions falling within the scope of Section 3 and section 4 of Patents Act 1970 are not patentable in India. Get in touch with a patent agent or a patent attorney to find out if your invention falls within it.
Filing a patent application in the Indian Patent Office is the first step for securing a patent to your invention in India. To file a patent application, a set of forms has to be submitted to the patent office. The forms can be submitted either online (https://ipindiaonline.gov.in/epatentfiling/goForLogin/doLogin) or offline by submitting hard copies at any of the patent office.
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.
Patent search is a search involving research to data mine the patent and non-patent literature helping the inventor to know about the existing technology before applying for his own “Patent Application”.
Boolean search is a type of patent searching that enables the users to find relevant results by combining keywords with Boolean operators. Boolean operators are used in all types of patent searching including the patentability search, validity/ invalidity search, prior art searching/ novelty search and the like.