Renewal and Restoration of Patent

Renewal and Restoration of Patent

Renewal of patent In India the patent is granted for a period of 20 years. During this period the applicant has to pay renewal fees to the controller of the patent every year starting from 2nd year of the term for renewal of patent. If the patent holder fails to pay...
Drafting of Patent Specification

Drafting of Patent Specification

What is patent specification ? Patent specification is a legal document which describes the invention and best method of performing it. It should be made in an ordinary language so that person skilled in the art can easily practice the invention. It is given along...
Revocation of Patents

Revocation of Patents

When a patent is granted, it’s not always the case that the patent will remain unopposed by any third party till the lifetime of patent. The patent may be challenged by certain people and the method to challenge the patent is by way of filing a revocation petition....
Patent of Addition

Patent of Addition

Patent of addition is a patent given for improvement of patented invention. Basically, when we get a patent for an invention there remains a scope in that invention for improvement and modification. In such cases these improvements and modification in a patented...
Compulsory Licensing of Patents

Compulsory Licensing of Patents

Compulsory licensing is a process in which government grants license to someone else to produce a patented product or process without the consent of the owner of the patent or decides to use the patent-protected invention itself. It is one of the flexibilities...
Design Patent in India

Design Patent in India

What is design patent or design registration? Patent rights granted to the appearance of goods or article i.e., shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation is known as design patent or registration of design. The main objective of design registration is: to check...
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