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Analyzing Patentability of inventions

  1. 1. Analyzing Patentability of inventions Nitin Nair BananaIP (c) BananaIP, 2010
  2. 2. Patents – Patentability Criteria - Subject Matter (c) BananaIP, 2010 - Novelty - Non-obviousness - Utility/Industrial Application - Specification
  3. 3. Patentable Subject Matter - Mere arrangement of known devices working independently of each other - A mathematical or business method - Product/Process Exceptions: - Computer programs, per se - Algorithms - Presentation of information (c) BananaIP, 2010
  4. 4. Novelty - Determined in light of a single prior art reference - All elements should be present in a single prior art reference (c) BananaIP, 2010
  5. 5. Non-obviousness - Should be non-obvious to a person of ordinary skill in the art, in light of multiple prior art references (c) BananaIP, 2010
  6. 6. ( c) BananaIP, 2010 Patents – Industrial Utility - Capable of being used in an industry
  7. 7. (c) BananaIP, 2010 Patent Search - steps - Splitting an invention into elements - Creating keywords for the elements - Shortlisting the results - Analyzing the patentability of the invention
  8. 8. (c) BananaIP, 2010 Patent Search - example A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for the entire/partial session, all/partial media content in the session Elements: - A method for reverse charging during a SIP session - A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for the entire/partial session - A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for all/partial media content in the session
  9. 9. (c) BananaIP, 2010 Patent Search - example A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for the entire/partial session, all/partial media content in the session Keywords: SIP networks, SIP sessions, reverse charging.
  10. 10. Novelty - Example A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for the entire/partial session, all/partial media content in the session (c) BananaIP, 2010 Prior Art: A method for reverse charging during the setup of a SIP session.
  11. 11. Non-obviousness - Example A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for the entire/partial session, all/partial media content in the session (c) BananaIP, 2010 Prior Art 1: A method for reverse charging during the setup of a SIP session. Prior Art 2: A method for reverse charging during a SIP session, where the reverse charging may be for the entire/partial session.
  12. 12. Patent Search - USPTO - http://patft.uspto.gov (c) BananaIP, 2010
  13. 13. Patent Search - WIPO http://www.wipo.int (c) BananaIP, 2010
  14. 14. (c) BananaIP, 2010 Patent Search – WIPO (Cont’d) http://www.wipo.int
  15. 15. (c) BananaIP, 2010 Patent Search – EPO http://ep.espacenet.com
  16. 16. Patent search - others - Google Patents - Free Patents Online (c) BananaIP, 2010
  17. 17. (c) BananaIP, 2010 Thank You Nitin Nair nitin@bananaip.com 9901633100 Web: www.bananaip.com Blog: www.bananaip.com/sinapse-blog

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