Patent Law-Basics of Specification Drafting- A PPT by Somashekar Ramakrishna at NLSIU

The following presentation was delivered by Mr. Somashekar Ramakrishna, Partner BananaIP Counsels, at National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU), as a part of the Patent law course offered for PGDIP students. The presentation titled “Basic of Specification Drafting”covers the following topics:

  • Object of Patent Law
  • Form of Application- Patent Application, Priority Date
  • In the Indian Patent Act- Section 7, Section 10
  • Specification Contents
  • Examples of Invention
  • Title
  • Preamble
  • Technical Field
  • Background
  • Objects
  • Brief Description of Drawings
  • Detailed Description
  • Claims
  • Claim Format
  • Claim drafting-Practical Tips
  • Abstract
  • Drawings
  • Drafting Approach

About Somashekar Ramakrishna

Mr. Somashekar Ramakrishna is a Partner and manages the Mechanical/Automotive Patent division and prosecution division at BananaIP Counsels. Previously, he was a partner at Brain League. He has worked with UNIDO as a part of their IP intervention team, taking SMEs up the IP ladder. He has a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce, USA, and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from VTU.

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  • January 12, 2016 Posted

    Thank you for sharing this. A very insightful presentation. Not many professionals share as many details regarding drafting as you do. I am glad I went through this

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