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Patent searching a way for innovation24.03


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This presentation discussed about Intellectual Property Right (IPR) and influence of patent and its need and emphasizing the patenting strategy and promotion. Also shown the IPR statistics in India specially patent statistics in subject, state and organization wise. Finally it has been focused about the need of patent search and searching various patent databases.

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Patent searching a way for innovation24.03

  1. 1. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela PATENT SEARCH: A WAY FOR INNOVATION Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao NIT Rourkela March 24, 2012 CONTENTS • Intellectual Property Right (IPR) • What is Patent? • Why Do Need Patents?• Why Do Need Patents? • Patenting Strategy and Promotion • IPR Stat in India • Patents Stat – Subject/State/Organizations Wise • Patents - World Stat • Why Do Need a Patent Search?• Why Do Need a Patent Search? • Patent Databases • Searching Various Patent Databases
  2. 2. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Intellectual Property Right (IPR) 1999 Trade 1999 product sign and symbols Creations of the mind........... • Defined as any original creative IPR India 1970 Patent 20 Years Mark 14 Years 1957 Copyright 60 Years 2000 Industrial Design 15 Years (10+5) 1999 Geographic al Indication 10 Years shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or literary, dramatic, musical, creative inventionsgoods as originating in the territory work manifested in a tangible form that can be legally protected. Two types of IPR • Industrial Property 2000 Protection of IC 10 Years ornament or composition of lines or colours applied to any article creative works layout design 2001 Plant Breeders Right 10 Years use the seeds from their own crops for planting the next crop • Industrial Property • Copyright Used as tool • to protect creativity • generate revenue 1959,  Jack Kilby (taxas instruments) US 3138743  on IC got noble prize in 2000 in physics  for  “method of making miniaturized electrical circuilt” What is Patent? Patent is a main source for nation growth and development. ‘Invention’ means a new product or process involving an inventive step and capable of industrial application - SecSec..22((11)(J))(J) New meansNew means I ti t t b • A patent is an exclusive right granted by a country to the owner of an invention to make, use, manufacture and market the i ti id d th i ti Invention must not be ……… • Published in anywhere in India or elsewhere In prior public knowledge /use within India • Claimed before in any specification in India Inventive step………. • involves technical advance as compared to the existing knowledge h i i ifi invention, provided the invention satisfies certain conditions stipulated in the law – India. • A patent granted by the United States Government gives the inventor the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, importing, and offering an • have economic significance Industrial application means………. • Invention is capable of being made or used in any kind of industry invention for up to 20 years – USPTO. the patent system is “the fuel of interest  to the fire of genius.” ‐ Abraham Lincoln’s  1st Indian Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, who own a patent on “Detector for electrical disturbances” US 755840 On 29 March 1904 (filed on Sept. 30, 1901)
  3. 3. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Why Do Need Patents? Patents are imparting knowledge through scientific and technological advances for the benefit of society • To promote science and the useful arts (Article  1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution ) 1st patent 2nd patent, f ) • Social and Economic development of the  country • Provide incentives to encourage innovation • Hold high recognition  • To protect inventive works • To enjoy monopoly rights over invention • To generate finance (by licensing or selling) • Scope – broad/narrow, but it should not be  both at the same time • Characteristics ‐ clear, complete and  Patenting Strategy and Promotion Claims  are boundaries for protecting  the patent  Direct Inputs to encourage  inventions Need Initiative Need Education of the Workforce supported • Economic viability ‐ product is worth patenting  • Geographical jurisdictions • Beware of Patent trolls Need User  Education Programs Need  Local Research Infrastructure Need Technical Expertise Need a  Wide Range of Policies  Need collaboration (Institute to institute or Industry and Institute relationship)and Institute relationship) In order encounter those challenges…… need a Patent Search and Retrieval System 
  4. 4. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela IPR Stat in India Source: Annual Report 2009-10 Patents Stat – Subject Wise Source: Annual Report 2009-10
  5. 5. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Patents Stat – State/Organizations Wise State‐wise Patents output during 2006‐2009 Source: CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 102, NO. 2, 25 JANUARY 2012 IT‐Madras gets award for highest no. of patents (78)  ‐ Source: Times of  India, April 30, 2011 Patents - World Stat Source: European Patent Office website
  6. 6. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Patents – World Ranking Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) international applications filed by the Indian applicants Patents granted (most recent) by country     ...Source: Annual Report 2009-10 As compared to the previous year it was 15% decrease Source: IBM ‐ 4,914  Samsung ‐ 3,611  Microsoft ‐ 2,906. Source: The Economic Times , Jan 14, 2010 Highest number of US patents The reasons for performing a patent search is… Why Do Need a Patent Search? • To discover originality of the patent • To find out existing literature available in the field of study • To know market information • To track competitors • To track technology • To present the idea of patent in structural form • Opportunity to improve patent product and design  No search is 100% complete........... without violating the previous invention Techniques for search and retrieval Boolean Search ... By inserting (AND, OR, NOT) ex. bicycle AND wheel NOT spokes OR seat Wild card search… by Inserting special characters such as ‘$’ and ‘?’ In order to achieve the challenges, need a patent search using databases • Cost • Quality • Time Selection of databases based on the three factors
  7. 7. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Patent Databases More than one million patents applied worldwide each year. Wide variety of databases available for patent search & retrieval Sl.No. Govt. Organizations (Freely Available) Commercial Open Access E i i Vill 2 P L1 USPTO Engineering Village2 PatentLens 2 EspaceNet (EPO) SciFinder Google Patent Database 3 Japan Patents (IPDL) Delphion Free Patents Online  4 Indian Patent Information Retrieval System Patentec (Egypt) Intellectual Property  Library System y 5 PatentScope (WIPO) Patentstorm (USA) USPTO's PATFT searches and serves over 70,00,000 patents, all three types of U.S. patents (utility, design and plant). • 1976 to present (full-text) • 1790 to present (entire database) • 1790 to 1975 search by Issue Date/Patent Number,/Classification Coverage  See statistics :
  8. 8. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Espacenet offers free access to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide, containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today. Using PATENTSCOPE you can search 10,621,920 patent  documents including 2,027,182 published international  patent applications (PCT). Detailed coverage information  can be found here (‐>) Coverage "Process and synthesizer for molecular engineering and synthesis of  materials"
  9. 9. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Patent Lens is a worldwide, open-access, free full-text patent informatics resource by Cambia, Australia Coverage Process and synthesizer for  molecular engineering and  synthesis of materials bicycle AND wheel  FPO is home to the world's most  popular patent search engine – a fast,  easy‐to‐use, and reliable service used  by 100's of millions world‐wide since  2004. Coverage NOT spokes OR seat
  10. 10. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Google Patents searches only U.S. Patents. It covers over 8 million patent s. It has digitized the U.S. TIFF-only patents into a searchable PDF format. Coverage Use of turmeric in wound healing US 5401504 Engineering Village is a Web-based information service that offers a wide range of quality resources for information specialists, professionals, and researchers working in the applied science and engineering fields.
  11. 11. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela SciFinder is a research discovery tool that covers scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more! Process and synthesizer for molecular engineering and synthesis of materials WO 2003076790 Gokaraju Public Search for Patents Public Search for Patents (No. 1 ‐ 80000) Public Search for Patents (No. 80001 to 1,53,697) Public Search for Patents (No.1,53,698 to 1,69,500) Public Search for Patents (New Records )
  12. 12. SEMINAR ON PATENT SEARCH AND PATENTING MARCH 24, 2012 NIT Rourkela Thank You Questions