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-
A non-provisional patent draft is a techno-legal document describing the invention in-depth and discloses the best method of carrying out the invention. Thus, also known as a complete patent application.
An inventor can file the following types of Patent Applications before the Indian Patent Office.
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.
A patent is said to be infringed when a product/process violates the rights granted to a patentee by unauthorized making, using, offering for sale or selling the patented invention. Is my product/process infringing other patents? To determine infringement of a patent either by a product or a process, we have to analyze the subject patent … Continue reading Infringement Searches
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". Patent Search Services: Prior-art Searches/ Novelty Searches/ Patentability Searches, Infringement Searches, Invalidation Searches, Freedom to operate Searches, and Landscape Searches Our searchers are advanced … Continue reading Patent Search 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.
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.