Patent Registration

In order to get the Patent Registration in India, a specific procedure provided in the Patents Act, 1970 and The Patents Rules, 2003 needs to be followed. Indian Patent Office with its branch offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai holds the authority for providing Patent Registration in India.

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Patent Registration

A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem. To get a patent, technical information about the invention must be disclosed to the public in a patent application.

Beneficial Aspect of Patent Registration

  • Ensure Complete Protection against Infringement
  • Patented Invention is Tradable
  • Renders Access to All Rights at Early Filing
  • Authorizes Complete Freedom of Reform
  • Limit the Competition
  • Generates Substantial Income and ROI (Return On Investment)
  • Improves the Market Presence
  • Permits Public Disclosure
  • Triggers Innovation
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Steps involved:

  • Step 1: Conceiving your Invention.
  • Step 2: Patent Search and Drafting.
  • Step 3: Filing the Patent Application.
  • Step 4: Publication of the Application.
  • Step 5: Request for Examination.
  • Step 6: Respond to the Objections.
  • Step 7: Grant of Patent.


● What is a Patent?
A Patent is an exclusive right granted to the patentee for his/her invention for a limited period of time by the Intellectual property Department, Government of India. It excludes others from making, using, selling, or importing the patented product or process for producing that product without the consent of the patentee.
● What does patent registered mean?
Patents are legal rights issued to inventors to protect their inventions for a certain time, usually 20 years. They exclude others from reproducing, using, or profiting from it without the expressed permission of the patent owner.
● Why Patent Registration in India is important?
A patent registration helps in protecting the invention from being infringed by a third person. Moreover, with patent registration inventor gets the exclusive right to use the invention. The patent also helps in gaining revenue from the invention.
● What are the 3 types of patents?
There are three types of patents - Utility, Design, and Plant. Utility patents may be granted to anyone who invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, article of manufacture, or compositions of matters, or any new useful improvement thereof.
● Which is better copyright or patent?
While a patent, with the exclusion of a design patent, protects inventions of new processes, copyright protects published and unpublished original works, including works in literature, music, art, architecture, software, and choreography. ... In some cases, an applicant can obtain both a copyright and a patent.
● What are the 5 requirements of a patent?
The five major patentability requirements are
  • Subject matter
  • Utility
  • Novelty
  • Non-obviousness
  • The writing requirements
● Do patents expire?
Indian patents issue for fixed terms and generally cannot be renewed. An Indian utility patent has a term of 20 years from its earliest effective, non-provisional Indian filing date. ... Maintenance fees must be paid at 3 ½, 7 ½, and 11 ½ years after issuance of a utility patent, or the patent will expire at 4, 8, or 12 years.
● What cannot be patented?
There is a lot that can be patented. So, here are some examples of what cannot be patented.
According to the Patents Act, an invention cannot only constitute:
  • A discovery, scientific theory or mathematical method
  • An aesthetic creation
  • A scheme, rule or method for performing a mental act, playing a game or doing business, or a computer program
  • A presentation of information
  • A procedure for surgical or therapeutic treatment, or diagnosis, to be practised on humans or animals.