© BananaIP -2007
Analyzing
Patentability of Inventions
Kalyan Kankanala
kalyan@bananaip.com
Blog: http://www.bananaip.com/...
© BananaIP -2007
Patentability
requirements
Patentable subject matter
Industrial Applicability
Novelty
Inventive Step
Spec...
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Patentable Subject Matter
Product or Process - Section 2(1)(j)
Computer Program
Genetically modified pig
...
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Exclusions
Section 3(d)
New form
Efficacy
New property or use
Mere use of known process
New product
New r...
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Exclusions
Explanation: Salts, Esters, Ethers,
Polymorphs, Metabolites, Pure forms,
Particle size, Isomer...
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Exclusions
Plants, Animals and Parts (Section
3(j))
Computer Programs Per Se (Section
3(k)
Medical Method...
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Example
Kodi identifies and inserts a gene in a
hen which leads to the increase in
the output of eggs, si...
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Example
Som develops an android application
for assessing the mood of the caller.
The app has automated s...
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Example
Kini, a house wife and follower of Baba
Ramdev, develops a method of performing
yoga that will hel...
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Example
Coconut Nair inherits traditional knowledge
with respect to ayurvedic formulations for
improving ...
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Industrial Applicability
Section 2(1)(ac) - Capable of Industrial
Application
Make
Use
Repeat
Industry
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Industrial Applicability
Neo invents a method of making a dog
jump on four legs.
Helen invents a method o...
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Novelty
Section 2(1)(l) - New Invention
Prior Publication
Public Knowledge
Public Use
On Sale
Public Disp...
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Inventive Step
Section 2(1)(ja)
Technical Advance or Economic
Significance and
Not obvious to a person sk...
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Secondary Indicia
Commercial Success
Copying
Praise by expert
Unexpected results
Long felt need
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Example
Invention
Chair with Wheels
Prior Art
Chairs
Tables with wheels
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Example
Invention
Stent coated with Taxol
Prior Art
Stents
Many Anti-cancer agents including Taxol
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Specification
Section 10
Written Description
Enablement
Best Mode
Claims
Object: Notice and Dissemination
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Example
The invention relates to a composition
comprising Ginger, Radish, Celery and Black
seed for enhan...
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Analyzing Patentability of inventions

  1. 1. © BananaIP -2007 Analyzing Patentability of Inventions Kalyan Kankanala kalyan@bananaip.com Blog: http://www.bananaip.com/sinapse-blog Books: www.kalyankankanala.com
  2. 2. © BananaIP -2007 Patentability requirements Patentable subject matter Industrial Applicability Novelty Inventive Step Specification
  3. 3. © BananaIP -2007 Patentable Subject Matter Product or Process - Section 2(1)(j) Computer Program Genetically modified pig Business method Massage technique
  4. 4. © BananaIP -2007 Exclusions Section 3(d) New form Efficacy New property or use Mere use of known process New product New reactant
  5. 5. © BananaIP -2007 Exclusions Explanation: Salts, Esters, Ethers, Polymorphs, Metabolites, Pure forms, Particle size, Isomers, Mixture of isomers, Complexes, Combinations and other Derivatives of a known substance considered same substance Efficacy Novartis case
  6. 6. © BananaIP -2007 Exclusions Plants, Animals and Parts (Section 3(j)) Computer Programs Per Se (Section 3(k) Medical Methods (Section 3(i)) Traditional Knowledge (Section 3(p))
  7. 7. © BananaIP -2007 Example Kodi identifies and inserts a gene in a hen which leads to the increase in the output of eggs, sixty luminiscent eggs per month). He is interested in getting a patent on his invention. Can he get a patent and if yes, on what?
  8. 8. © BananaIP -2007 Example Som develops an android application for assessing the mood of the caller. The app has automated systems for rejecting calls of bad mood callers. It also can recognize cold callers. Patentable?
  9. 9. © BananaIP-2007 Example Kini, a house wife and follower of Baba Ramdev, develops a method of performing yoga that will help astronauts adapt to low gravity environments. She wishes to file for a patent in India. Will there be any issues with patentable subject matter?
  10. 10. © BananaIP -2007 Example Coconut Nair inherits traditional knowledge with respect to ayurvedic formulations for improving immunity and promoting healthy living from his ancestors. After researching on the formulations, he isolates active ingredients from three of the formulations and prepares tablets for enhancing immunity. Is his invention patentable subject matter?
  11. 11. © BananaIP -2007 Industrial Applicability Section 2(1)(ac) - Capable of Industrial Application Make Use Repeat Industry
  12. 12. © BananaIP -2007 Industrial Applicability Neo invents a method of making a dog jump on four legs. Helen invents a method of eloping based on adverse conditions.
  13. 13. © BananaIP -2007 Novelty Section 2(1)(l) - New Invention Prior Publication Public Knowledge Public Use On Sale Public Display Public Working Single prior art reference Inherent anticipation
  14. 14. © BananaIP -2007 Inventive Step Section 2(1)(ja) Technical Advance or Economic Significance and Not obvious to a person skilled in the Art.
  15. 15. © BananaIP -2007 Secondary Indicia Commercial Success Copying Praise by expert Unexpected results Long felt need
  16. 16. © BananaIP -2007 Example Invention Chair with Wheels Prior Art Chairs Tables with wheels
  17. 17. © BananaIP -2007 Example Invention Stent coated with Taxol Prior Art Stents Many Anti-cancer agents including Taxol
  18. 18. © BananaIP -2007 Specification Section 10 Written Description Enablement Best Mode Claims Object: Notice and Dissemination
  19. 19. © BananaIP -2007 Example The invention relates to a composition comprising Ginger, Radish, Celery and Black seed for enhancing male fertility. Prior art Independent use of Ginger, Radish, Celery andBlack seed as Aphrodisiac and Spermatogenic in Ayurveda and Unani systems of medicine.
  20. 20. © BananaIP -2007 Patent Fiction “The first ever Law Thriller in India” Releasing soon…..
  21. 21. © BananaIP -2007 Thank you For more info: www.bananaip.com www.bananaip.com/sinapse-blog
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