Patent process in 7 steps – From filing to grant in India (🇮🇳)

VikramIntellectual Property, Patents17 Comments Last Updated: December 19th, 2018

The complete patent process in India takes anywhere between 3 to 5 years and involves a series of steps to be mandatorily followed within prescribed timelines to get a patent in India. Failure to avoid such deadlines can also lead to loss of your patent application. In this post, we will discuss in detail the procedure for grant of a … Read More

Selecting a trademark for business – Best legal practices

AditiIntellectual Property, TrademarksLeave a Comment Last Updated: October 6th, 2017

How to select a trademark for business - Best legal practices

“What’s in a name? That which we call rose by any other name would smell as sweet!” These words by Shakespeare fall flat today when it comes to the use of brand names for trade. Branding and promotional activities revolve around brand names. Therefore, they are as significant today for a business as its organizational structure or quality maintenance. Hence, … Read More

Patent, Trademark & Design reforms under Startup India

VikramIndustrial Designs, Intellectual Property, Patents, Startup India, Trademarks4 Comments Last Updated: October 6th, 2017

Startup India 2016

The Indian government on 16th January, 2016 launched ‘Startup India’ campaign with a strong focus on promoting the awareness and adoption of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) by startups. The government wants to make it easy for innovative and creative startups to protect and leverage their Intellectual property both in India and abroad. As part of this initiative, the government hopes … Read More

Patent costs in India: Total patent fees

VikramIntellectual Property, Patents3 Comments Last Updated: January 10th, 2019

Cost of getting a patent grant in india. Know patent fees for each and every step in the patent process.

Once you have figured out that Patents represent the correct form of Intellectual Property which you need to protect, two important questions need to be addressed: The order of these questions in your mind may vary but both of these questions are practically inter-related. Your patent costs will significantly depend if you select a patent firm / patent agent to … Read More