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Retaining inventorship of abandoned provisional patent of India (even if rights are foregone)

I have a provisional patent regarding an electronic device (with outline of software black boxes as software alone cannot be patented in India). It is about to expire in sometime (12 month period). ...
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Can a business idea be patented (in India)?

I have a business idea which will take a year atleast to implement it. Just want to ask if a business idea is patentable or not (In India)?
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What do we mean by the status: Application in Amended stage

The status of an Indian patent post-examination is "Application in Amended stage" What do we understand from this status?
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Is Patent No. : 9,717,352 Issue Date : August 1, 2017 valid in India

Is Patent No. : 9,717,352 Issue Date : August 1, 2017 in US is valid in India
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How do I format a patent application number for use in Inpass?

Inpass is the search engine provided by IP India for Indian patents. It accepts the numbers of the patent applications in a specific format. Indian patent applications, as retrieved by search engines, ...
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Can I benefit from a patent application when approaching potential clients?

Can I deal with any company with my patent application number without waiting 3-4 years? How much time does it take to get an application number after I file for a patent? I'm specifically curious ...
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Patenting a game idea in India

I am having an idea related with a game, and I'd like to get it patented. I am a resident from India. If I patent this gaming idea in my country, would it be valid in an international level, so that ...
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US vs Indian Patent System differences

We may be filing for a patent in India, and while our attorneys will be doing the heavy lifting, I was just curious about what major differences there are in the patent system between there and the ...
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Patent before beta release in India

Is it necessary to patent an idea or innovation before a beta version is released in India?
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Can a prior publication by the inventors themselves defeat novelty?

I had published an article in a journal about an invention I was working on with my co-author. Now that we have been able to finish our project and came up with the drug, we want to apply for a patent ...
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How quickly a patent can be granted from uspto with the help of lawyers etc if I am from India?

I am from India and want to apply for patent from uspto with or without the help of lawyer whichever can fasten the process.
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How does one start patenting an idea in India?

I have an invention to do with Mobile cloud services. I'm not versed on the subject but I am technically inclined (I study computer engineering). How would I go about obtaining a patent for my ...
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Is there an online database for seeing patent applications from India?

Is there a website similar to EPO or USPTO to see Indian Patent applications (Not filed patents)?