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You can use http://ipindiaservices.gov.in/patentsearch/search/index.aspx to search all patents in India including granted and published patent applications in India.


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Generally speaking, it does not matter who the authors of a prior art document are. If a prior publication was made by the inventors applying for a patent themselves, it is generally just as novelty-destroying as somebody else's relevant publication. In some countries, notably the US, a "grace period" of 6-12 months exists, during which inventors may still ...


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Firstly, Form 25 (Request for permission for making patent application outside India) has to be filed by the resident of India in the Indian Patent Office before filing the patent application in other countries. In case of USPTO, different options to expedite the examination process of patent application are Prioritized examination, Accelerated examination,...


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The US Patent Office has a Procedure known as both "Track I" and Prioritized Examination. That is currently the most effective way to accelerate through the process. If everything works smoothly, that process takes about 9 months from the day you file your application to the day that the patent issues. The fee for prioritized examination is $2,000 for ...


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Obtaining a patent is a first step to compete with commercial competitors. According to the The Patent Act, 1970. The following are not inventions according to section 3(k) of Indian Patent Act, 1970 "a mathematical or business method or a computer programme per se or algorithms" Not all the inventions are fall under this category hence some of the ...


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No, as per Indian patent act, 1970. section 3(k) a mathematical or business methods or a computer program per se or algorithms are not patentable.


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You don't say what sort of a game it is -- software based or non-software based, which is a consideration. But for either option, the European and Chinese patent offices will only allow patents that have a "technical aspect to them" -- that is solve a technical problem. The US patent rules are presently up in the air, but seem to also be going in this ...


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- to retain the inventorship - This has two aspects. Your claim to be an inventor (moral right) and ownership right to an invention. From your discourse, it appears you are more and probably only interested in the first part. In simplest and briefest of terms, you are not recognized as an inventor for a particular patent application if it is not ...


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Yes, software as such is not patentable in India according to the section 3(k) which states a mathematical or business method or a computer programme per se or algorithms; cannot be patented. There are instances where patents has been granted in India after Delhi high court had adjudicated in TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON Vs. INTEX TECHNOLOGIES (INDIA) ...


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I am a Japanese patent attorney, but your question can be generalized as Q1 "Can one exclude others from making, using and so forth in other country as well if you get patent in one country?" and Q2 "Can one exclude others from making, using and so forth in one country if you get 'international patent'?" Answer to Q1 -- No. You need to patent your ...


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Is the patent term 20 years in India too? Yes, the patent term is 20 years from filing date of non-provisional or PCT application. Any differences in claims language or the breadth of claims allowed? No much difference can be expected as most of the claims in US and IN are same. Are prophetic experiments allowed in place of actual experiments? if ...


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I assume you are asking a response in context of Indian patent office examination, as this is mostly seen in IPO. When an examination is made for a patent application the patent examiner issues FER( first examination report) citing the defects in application including claims, to address all the deficiency identified in patent application by the examiner ...


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US patents are effective only in the US. I could find no foreign equivalents so there should be no coverage in India.


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It is not clear from your answer that the number format you need to enter at the search form is the latter (1142/MUMNP/2007). In India there are two numbers which are useful for identifying a patent (or application): the application number and the patent number. Until 31.12.2015 the numbering system for applications was NNNN/OFF/YYYY or NNNN/OFFNP/YYYY (NP ...


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Generally an applicant starts marketing his product immediately after the patent application is filed. An application number is given at the time of filing itself on the same day. As per jurisdiction, you are supposed to file the patent application in Delhi patent office.


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The Indian Patent Office has a eFiling system. Check the folowing link. Intelectual Property India User Guide


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