Patent Search Techniques: Know Them All!

An applicant needs to conduct an extensive patent search much before filing a patent application. Tools available online, techniques like searching through keywords or by patent classifications are much used and trusted. In this particular article we will learn in detail about patent search techniques and everything you need to know about it. What is[…]

Indian Patent Search Firms are Emerging Fast: Learn Why?

When it comes to outsourcing, India is the country that remains at the top rung of the ladder. With highest number of youth and skilled man-power the country is poised to become one of the most favorite destinations for companies and brands willing to cut-short their overall operational cost. In this article, we will analyze[…]

Patent Search Types: ‘The Major Eight’

The world is transforming itself from a product-based economy to a knowledge-based economy where knowledge will be a pivotal element in driving the economy of a specific country to its maximum potential. The advent of Intellectual Property regimen and globalization has also contributed a lot in transforming the society to a knowledge society where companies[…]

Novelty Search Basics: Things You Should Know

A novelty search or more popularly known as a patentability search is the very first and foremost search conducted to determine whether an invention or product or process is new and original. It is much better to learn about the novelty search basics before preceding further for the patent prosecution process. What is a Novelty[…]

Patent Search Affects Your Business: Learn How?

You are an inventor and want to make sure that you can freely develop and sell your products in the market? Before applying for a patent application you want to make sure that your invention is novel by doing a patent search. But do you know how many types of patent searches are there? How these[…]

Patentability Search Basics: Things You Should Know

In this article, we will put our views on patentability search basics- what is it, why it should be done and some other general queries regarding it. No patent law requires you to conduct a patentability search or patent novelty search. But, this is however the first and often the most important process that should[…]

What is Prior Art?

A Prior Art is everything that is already available in public before the inventor gets his/her patent application registered. This simply means that the invention was already available and is no longer considered as novel. It basically means any disclosure of the contents of a claim, prior to the application for patent. Since the main[…]

Things to Do Before Patenting Something

With the advent of Patent regimen it has become possible for inventors to monetize their ideas thorugh knowing the facts before patenting. However, mere serving a purpose is not enough and there are various other things those should be looked at to ensure that the invention is commercially viable. The inventor need to know the[…]

What are Industrial Designs and how to protect them?

Presenting things in a creative and aesthetic manner is an art and if you nurture these skills, chances are that it can be a viable commercial option to generate income or revenue (in case of companies). However, the design has to be created under the framework of existing legal and IP rules that are meant[…]

How Important a Patent Watch Search is?

Inculcating the term, ‘search’ with ‘patent watch’ refers to a process of checking the patents at a regular time period from official journals, databases, online sites, etc. for newly published granted or pending patent applications on the basis of the requirements specified at the beginning of the watch. There are a number of reasons due[…]