BananaIP offers PCT National Phase Application filings in India for clients and law firms across the world. A PCT National Phase Application is essentially a PCT application that has completed the international phase and is now ready to be filed in select countries which are members to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
Having filed over a thousand national phase applications in India for our clients from over 50 countries, BananaIP has the best team of experts and paralegals with super specialization in all fields of technology including Mechanical, Automotive, Electronics & Electricals, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Pharmaceuticals, Metallurgy, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Polymer Technology, to name a few. Our knowledge and expertise in both technology and Law helps us provide high quality Patent prosecution services to our clients. We work with over 50 IP Attorneys across the globe who trust us with their Patent files in India.
The PCT has 152 contracting states which are divided into 30 month and 31 month deadline countries. This implies that you will have to file your PCT application as a national phase application in some countries within 30 months from the priority date and within 31 months in some others. Some 30 month countries include Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, USA, etc while India, Europe, UK, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and others are countries where the 31 month deadline is applicable.