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Indian Patent Process and Procedure – Presentation by Ms. Vinita Radhakrishnan at UPES School of Law

This presentation titled 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 General Patent Process and Procedure along with the Patent Process and Procedure in India. The following topics have been covered in the presentation below: - Law, Regulations and Guidelines - Indian Patent Process - Applicant - Exercise - Filing Mode - Fee Details In Filing - Filing Offices - Exercise - Type Of Filing - Contents of Specification - Documents - Formality Examination - Publication -…

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The featured image shows the figure of a woman teaching. This post is about the governments decision to allow US trained patent examiners to examine indian patent applications. to read more click here

Government Bats for US trained Patent Examiners

India has seen a lot of chaos in the field of IP within the last decade. From amendments to draft amendments and propositions to impositions, IP in India has seen it all. In the past year alone we have witnessed 3 major amendments being proposed to the Patents Act and Rules and Trademark rules. Further, we have had several major discussions including discussions on the IPR policy for India, guidelines for examination of patents, software patents, etc. The trend…

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USPTO Examination Procedure: An Overview

Once the United States patent application is filed, prosecution proceeds back-and-forth between the applicants and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). All applications that are received in the USPTO are numbered in sequential order and an Official Filing Receipt is issued. Within 18 months from the date of filing, the non-provisional application gets published. Examination of the patent application mainly consists of detailed study of the application for compliance with the legal requirements, and a search through U.S…

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