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Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

8000 patent applications examined till date, 2667 patents granted

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 31st of January 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Patent Statistics A total of 1007 patent applications have been published in the 5th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1007 applications published in the journal,…

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A Guide to Patents x

Can Patents Be Extensible Beyond 20 Years?

Patent, as we know is an exclusive right granted to the owner of an invention for a period of 20 years. Although 20 years sound like a long time, the term is actually calculated from the date of filing of the application or if an international application is claimed from the priority date of an application. Of the 20 year term, the period from the grant till the expiry of the patent is the real time a patentee enjoys the…

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