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How to Choose a Patent Attorney: Important Considerations When Choosing

How to Choose a Patent Attorney: Important Considerations When Choosing

When you have an idea for a new product, it’s exciting. But until you file for a patent, that idea is also very fragile. If someone else comes up with the same ideas and files for a patent first, your idea could be stolen from you before you even get a chance to protect it. Read More. Continue Reading How to Choose a Patent Attorney: Important Considerations When Choosing

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Why should I perform a Freedom to Operate (FTO) analysis before launching my product?

Why should I perform a Freedom to Operate (FTO) analysis before launching my product?

As a product developer, you likely put a lot of time and resources into developing your product. You want to be sure that you will not face any legal issues when you launch your product. This is where a Freedom to Operate (FTO) analysis comes in. Read More Continue Reading Why should I perform a Freedom to Operate (FTO) analysis before launching my product?

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How to Encourage Employee Inventors in Your Company to File for More Patents

How to Encourage Employee Inventors in Your Company to File for More Patents

As employee inventors continue to file more patents with the Patent office, it’s important that you encourage them to do the same within your company. There are many ways in which a company can encourage its employee inventors to file for more patents. If you’re ready to help your company get even more value out of your employee inventor program, you should follow these tips. Read More Continue Reading How to Encourage Employee Inventors in Your Company to File for…

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Can you revive abandoned/lapsed patents and patent applications in India?

Can you revive abandoned/lapsed patents and patent applications in India?

A patent attorney’s job includes tracking and managing deadlines and schedules for each patent case that he or she handles. Every Indian patent has at least ten (10) deadlines on average, and a patent attorney managing a portfolio of one hundred patents must keep track of at least one thousand dates. Read More Continue Reading Can you revive abandoned/lapsed patents and patent applications in India?

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Role of 'Intent' in Reviving lost Patents and Patent Applications in India

Role of ‘Intent’ in Reviving lost Patents and Patent Applications in India

One of the critical parts of a patent attorney’s work is the management of timelines and deadlines relating to patent files being handled by her/him. On an average, each patent file in India has at least ten (10) deadlines, and if a patent attorney has a portfolio of 100 patents, she/he is looking at at least 1000 dates to track. Read More Continue Reading Role of ‘Intent’ in Reviving lost Patents and Patent Applications in India

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Why Perform an IP Audit? 5 Reasons

Why Perform an IP Audit? 5 Reasons

When you’re launching a new product, service, or marketing plan, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and forget about all the pitfalls that lie ahead. An intellectual property audit is an excellent way to identify potential IP opportunities and risks before they become real problems. Read More.. Continue Reading Why Perform an IP Audit? 5 Reasons

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5 Reasons Why You Should File Patents Over Your Inventions

5 Reasons Why You Should File Patents Over Your Inventions

If you’ve come up with an idea for a new product, you might be wondering if it’s worth filing a patent to protect that idea. After all, patents can be expensive to obtain and challenging to understand. Do you really need one? The answer is probably yes. Read More Continue Reading 5 Reasons Why You Should File Patents Over Your Inventions

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5 Reasons to Conduct a Patent Search

5 Reasons to Conduct a Patent Search

A patent search will tell you if any patents cover similar products to yours – and therefore whether or not your idea is patentable. To qualify for a Patent your invention must have “novelty” and “non-obviousness”. This means that it must not be similar to any existing products, and it must also be a significant improvement on anything that’s been produced before. Read More Continue Reading 5 Reasons to Conduct a Patent Search

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Safex Chemical India Ltd vs The Controller Of Patents And another

You Shouldn’t have filed a Post-Grant Opposition, says Bombay High Court

Safex Chemical India Ltd vs The Controller Of Patents And another In this case, Safex Chemical India Limited (“Safex”) filed a writ petition before the Bombay High Court with respect to the denial of the opportunity to respond to amendments in a pre-grant opposition. The patent application in the case is related to the chemical composition for increasing crop yield. Read More Continue Reading You Shouldn’t have filed a Post-Grant Opposition, says Bombay High Court

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