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Patent Registration in India

The first step to get a patent is the registration of the patent application. The steps to the registration of the Patent application are :

  1. Filing of a patent application
    Patent application is filed in India as follows :
    • Provisional application : A provisional application is filed without a set of claims and its main purpose is to claim an earliest priority date
    • Complete specification: A complete application is filed within the 12 months from the date of the priority application. A complete specification should consist of a set of claims for which is the legal protection is sought by the applicant.
    • PCT application: PCT application is filed within the 12 months from the priority date to all the designated countries under PCT, unless specify by the applicant.
    • Conventional application under Paris Convention: Conventional application is file in India within 12 months from the date of filing of the priority application
    • National phase application through PCT: National phase application is filed in India within 31 months from the date of filing the priority application.

  2. Publication
    A patent application is published in the Indian patent website after 18th months from the date of filing of the priority more

  3. Examination
    Examination of a patent application is not automatically conducted in India. The applicant or any interested third party should file a request for examination by paying the prescribed fees in order to examine the more

  4. First Examination report (FER)
    It is the examination report accompanying objections and requirements is sent to an applicant by the controller within six months from the date of request for examination or date of more

  5. Pre-grant opposition
    Any interested person by way of representation can file a pre-grant opposition in the Indian patent office within six months from the date of more

  6. Notice of allowance/ rejection of a patent application
    Notice of allowance is issued if the Controller is satisfied with the reply of the applicant subject to the requirements and more

  7. Renewal fees
    After the grant of the patent, the applicant is liable to pay the maintenance fee in order to enforce the patent. Renewal fees are payable every more

Service by an Attorney Law Firm

An applicant can process the patent registration process through an attorney firm or a registered patent agent. The services provided by a law firm are :
  • Patent search services
  • Patentability opinion
  • Drafting of application
  • Filing of an application Provisional/Complete/Convention/PCT/National Phase
  • Filing request for examination
  • Handling of the prosecution matter
  • Tracking of a application status
  • Office action reply
  • Opposition
  • Attending hearing in the patent office
  • Communicating to the client
  • Maintenance of patent

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