This presentation titled “Patent Cooperation Treaty” is part of the ‘Patent Law and Practice Program’ being taught by BananaIP Team at UPES School of Law to B.tech-LLB Students.
This presentation covers the following topics:
– PCT History
– Right to Priority
– Priority Date
– Exercise
– National treatment
– PCT
– PCT highlights
– PCT applicant
– Agent
– Where to file
– Exercise
– PCT Phases
– Timelines
– International phase
– Receiving office (RO) – filing
– Elements of an application
– Request
– International Searching Authority (ISA) – Novelty Analysis
– International Bureau (IB) – Publication
– International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA)
– National Phase
– Exercise
You may view the full presentation here below:


About Ms. Vinita Radhakrishnan
Ms. Vinita is a senior partner at BananaIP and specializes in Bio/Pharma patent law and Patent Strategy. She heads the patent research and analytics division of the firm. Vinita has worked with several large companies in the Biotechnology and Pharma Sector and start ups to help them design their IP strategy in-line with their business goals.

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