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What Kind of Inventions Can Be Patented?

           As an inventor working on an idea or invention, the first thought which is often encountered includes “Is my idea patentable”, “Can my invention be patented”, "what kind of inventions can be patented" and “Is my idea patent-eligible”. The foremost thing which you need to be aware of is that a mere idea or a concept cannot be patented. Your idea or invention should be a: new product; ornew process;            that solves a technical problem.            You must also be aware that merely a new process or a product in itself will not qualify for an invention, additionally, the invention or idea must also: involve an inventive step (i.e., must not be obvious to a person skilled in the art); andcapable of industrial applications;            Again, you may find the above terms such as ‘new product’, ‘new process’, and ‘inventive step’ may not be self-explanatory and still do…

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Patent Filing Procedure in India

Once you’ve decided to go for patent registration, the next step is to prepare the patent specification. Patent applications can be filed in India by a registered patent attorney. A Patent Attorney who is well versed with the patent filing procedure in India will help you prepare a written specification, drawings, and the necessary forms for filing your patent application in the Indian Patent Office. The attorney will help you prepare the application according to the provisions laid down in The Indian Patent Act, 1970 and The Patent Rules, 2003. Make sure that you share every piece of information related to your invention with your Patent Attorney since it is pertinent to include details regarding the working of your invention in the patent application. Types of Patent Applications The documents required for patent registration may vary depending on the type of patent application you are applying for. The application could be…

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Case in Point: Sun Pharma Ltd vs. DWD Pharma Ltd
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What are Patent Claims and Why Should You Get It Right?
July 27, 2022

A patent claim sets the boundaries for an invention by highlighting what the invention covers and does not cover. In simple terms, the…