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Filing Patents In Inida


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Filing Patents In Inida

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Filing Patents In Inida

  1. 1. Filing patents in India – starting the process Hemanth Haridas VidPulp Technologies Refer - / http://
  2. 2. Need for patents <ul><li>To protect your innovation/descovery </li></ul><ul><li>For capital gains from royalty from use of your innovation in products </li></ul>
  3. 3. About this presentation <ul><li>Describes the first process in series of things to do before the patent is granted. </li></ul><ul><li>Describes the procedure to establish priori for your innovation </li></ul><ul><li>The actual part of filing claims, patent examination, patent grant is out of scope of this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Only for individuals filing priori art on India only. </li></ul><ul><li>For corporate and for filing international patents, the procedure is differnet </li></ul>
  4. 4. Process <ul><li>Download forms here http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Filled Form 1 in duplicate </li></ul><ul><li>Filled Form 2 in duplicate </li></ul><ul><li>DD or Check of Rs 1000 payable in Chennai. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In the name of “The Patent Controller” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A covering letter (optional) </li></ul><ul><li>Send it by registered post to </li></ul><ul><li>The Patent Office, </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Property Office Building, </li></ul><ul><li>G.S.T. Road, Guindy , </li></ul><ul><li>Chennai -600032, </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 044-22502031- 35 </li></ul><ul><li>FAX: 044-22502066 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Process - continued <ul><li>Then call the office to confirm receipt of letter and get the application number as reference (after one day) </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for the application receipt from patent office </li></ul><ul><li>Preserve this receipt for follow up and continuation of patent procedure. </li></ul><ul><li>Then you will have 1 year from date of this filing to file your claims. </li></ul><ul><li>For this you will need help of patent attorney and/or patent writers </li></ul>
  6. 6. Form 1 <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul><ul><li>Title of invention </li></ul><ul><li>Other declaration like nationality (long list) </li></ul><ul><li>2 signatures with date </li></ul>
  7. 7. Form 2 <ul><li>Name , address </li></ul><ul><li>Title of the invention. </li></ul><ul><li>Brief description of the innovation. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract of the innovation. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Description of the innovation <ul><li>Describe the priori art (innovation known which are similar to yours) </li></ul><ul><li>Describe you innovation in 1-2 pages, not in very detail, not very brief. </li></ul><ul><li>Should contain important aspects of innovation, algorithm, drawings. </li></ul>Abstract of the Innovation <ul><li>Describe the context and applications of the innovation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>Patents are very important for innovation and entrepreneurs. </li></ul><ul><li>For individuals filing Indian patents, establishing priori art is easy and straightforward. </li></ul><ul><li>However the complete process is lengthy and a bit costly too. </li></ul><ul><li>But its worth it, if your patent leads to a hot selling product. </li></ul>