The following presentation was delivered by Mr. Nitin Nair, 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 “Patent Search “covers the following topics:

  • Patent Search
  • Search Databases
  • Search Methodology
  • Keyword Searches
  • Keyword Searches –Example
  • Classification based searches
  • Types of classification
  • Google Patent Search
  • USPTO search
  • Tips
  • Types of Searches
  • Patentability Analysis
  • Landscape Analysis
  • Infringement Analysis
  • FTO Analysis
  • Invalidity Analysis

About Mr. Nitin Nair

Mr. Nair has considerable experience in the field of patents and has led the Patent teams of various organizations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from Mumbai University and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering (specialization in RF & Wireless Communication) from Syracuse University, NY, USA. After the completion of his Masters Programme he worked with a leading RF & Telecommunication company in the US, before getting into the field of patents. Subsequently, he went on to manage the Telecommunications/Electronic/IT/Software Patent division at Brain League IP Services. He currently heads the Patents (Electronics) division at BananaIP Counsels.

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