Author: Pruthvi N

September 21, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

While going through the literature on patents, a person may get confused with the terms ‘inventor’ and ‘applicant.’ Often these terms are used interchangeably in layman language. But on a legal basis, these terms have different connotations and meanings, and it may affect a person who is dealing with patents. Let us dissect these terms…

September 21, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

A patentability search is an analysis that is performed to understand whether the invention is patentable or not. It identifies prior art that may be relevant to the invention and helps to assess the likelihood of obtaining a patent. A patentability search is an essential step to be taken before filing a patent application. Generally,…

September 21, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

How to protect your IP? Intellectual Property refers to assets that are intangible in nature, more particularly known as “creations of mind” that are given exclusive rights of protect for certain duration.  An Intellectual property can be created by business owners, entrepreneurs, creative artists, innovators, etc. The protection of intellectual property is a major question…

September 21, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

Filing a patent specification at the Indian Patent Office is the first step towards obtaining a patent for your invention in India.  To file a patent application, one has to submit along with the provisional/complete specification, a set of statutory forms that are provided in the Second Schedule of the Patent Rules 2003 (Amended in…

March 22, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

Intellectual Property has nowadays become a strategic business tool to protect the new inventions so that no one can use, sell and license them without the prior permission of Inventor or applicant. There are eight types of Intellectual Property recognized in the TRIPS agreement which are Copyright and Related Rights, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs,…

March 22, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

Mobile applications are now days considered as lifeline of human race. From calculation to the management of finances, from Music applications to create your music apps/songs and from clicking a perfect picture to edit the image using different modes are possible through mobile applications. Since the introduction of mobile application by various companies around the…

March 22, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

A patent is a statutory right granted to the inventor or applicant for his invention by the Patent office for a maximum of 20 years so that no person can make, sell or licenses the product or process without the prior permission of the inventor. The Start-up means an entity, incorporated or registered in India…

March 20, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

PCT and Convention Patent Applications are the two ways for filing a patent application for the invention. Filing of these two patent applications depends upon various factors which we will discuss later. So first let’s understand these two patent applications individually, on what situation these two patent application file. Convention Application : If the request…

March 20, 2017 Pruthvi N No comments exist

A patent application is a techno-legal document which provides complete details of the patentable invention. To obtain an exclusive ownership for an invention, it is important for the applicant to know about the different filing options or approaches available to secure his/her rights in one or more countries. An applicant can make a strategy for…