Patent Opposition

Pre-Grant and Post-Grant Opposition at Indian Patent Office (IPO)

  • Drafting Patent Opposition Notice/Counter Statement
  • Evidence Management
  • Representation/Hearing
  • Patent Appeals
  • Patent Dispute Resolution
  • Patent Settlements

Patent opposition provides the public and interested parties, an opportunity to object to the grant of a patent. Because of the protections afforded by a patent, a patent granted in its field of operation may become a stumbling block for a business, and, sometimes, even to society at large. Successfully opposing a patent requires a deep understanding of the law and procedures. It also demands comprehensive research, a strategic approach, and skillful process management. The same skills are required to defend an opposition notice against your own patent application.

Our highly experienced team of patent attorneys draft, file and represent clients at the Indian patent office in pre- and post-grant oppositions. We work closely with clients to devise patent opposition strategies that are in line with business goals. During the process, we focus like a laser on the removal of business hindrances and devise process management tools in line with that objective. Our team specializes in converting patent oppositions into business opportunities for our clients.

Domain Expertise

We have a team of technology/patent experts in the following domains:

  • Electronics/Telecommunications
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Information Technology/Software
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Business Methods
  • E-Commerce
  • Medical Devices
  • Food and Cosmetics
  • Personal Care
  • Civil Engineering

Some of our clients include:

Our team has provided patent/Prior Art search services for the following clients:

  • Samsung
  • HCL Technologies
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Eureka Forbes
  • IIT, Madras
  • IIT, Bombay
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Connexios Life Sciences
  • Reddy Laboratories
  • Larsen & Toubro
  • Emerson
  • Camson Biotechnologies
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Why BananaIP Counsels ?

  • BananaIP has a team of highly qualified patent attorneys and agents in India with extensive experience;
  • The firm’s patent attorneys and agents have strong background in science, technology and law;
  • The expert patent search team of BananaIP works closely with attorneys to uncover relevant prior art for invalidating or revoking a patent;
  • BananaIP’s patent team is well versed in patent law, perform comprehensive patent search and legal research, and devise innovative invalidation/revocation strategies to suit clients’ business needs;
  • The firm has the history of converting conflicts into business opportunities for its clients; and
  • BananaIP has offices in Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and its experts are easily accessible to clients at the said locations.

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