A patent search is a search of issued patents and published patent applications for inventions that might be considered important “prior art” references when applying for a patent. A patent searcher reviews the drawings and text of patents and patent applications to find inventions that may be similar to an inventor’s new invention. Read More…..
Patent Registration is basically a process to file an application to register your invention under Patent Act. It provides you with the monopoly to use your invention for public. It is a monopoly right granted by the government that excludes others from making, using, selling or importing the patented product or process without prior approval. The term of the patent protection is 20 years. Read More…..
As a patent can be so crucial in maintaining a business advantage, many inventors/businesses wish to patent their inventions even before they are finalised. This is possible through a provisional patent, which helps the inventor establish earliest ownership over the invention on submission of the provisional specifications of the product or process. Read More…..
A design patent is a form of legal protection granted to the ornamental design of a functional item. Design patents are a type of industrial design right. Ornamental designs of jewelry, furniture, beverage containers and computer icons are examples of objects that are covered by design patents. Read More…..