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Permission to File a Patent Application Outside India

This post was first published on 16th July, 2014.   This piece of writing tries to convey an important requirement under the Indian Patent law for an applicant residing in India who wishes to file patent applications outside India, directly. Any inventor or applicant is free to seek protection anywhere in the world. At times priority is given to a foreign country over India when there is less or no market potential to the invention in India or when the invention falls within…

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Simple Strategies to Fight your Filing Blues

We all know one can never enjoy something that one does not have. It is literally true in case of patents. Patent rights are territorial in nature and can only be enjoyed in countries where one has filed an application for patent protection. The most common question that floods any patent applicants mind is whether they should file for patent protection outside the native country. If the answer is yes, how should they do it and where should they do…

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