Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is IPR or in generic terms Patent?
IPR is Intellectual Property Rights, wherein innovator can protect their idea against copying or mis-utilization by registering it with authority. This way they can make sure that their hard work is protected and not poached by someone.
2. What can be registered under IPR?
In INDIA there are cover following Properties like Patent, Industrial Design, Copyright, Trademark, Trade secret, Geographical Indication, SICLDR (Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Layout Design Registration).
3. Which Benefits to be incurred by filing IPR?
By filing an IPR you are protecting your intellectual property is your exclusive right and it protects against copying or misused by others. This way you can enjoy the fruits of your hard work and have a successful business.
4. Is it Mandatory to file for IPR or Patent Registration?
It is not mandatory to file for an IPR. But if you think you have an innovative idea, design or a product that can change the world, it is better to file the IPR. This way you are always protected against the brutal copy cats out there.
5. How to File an Application for patent in India?
A patent application In India can be documented electronically provisional / complete Specification, with the prescribed drafting and formatting as utilizing Form-1 alongside at the proper patent office In India as per Indian Patent ACT 1970.
6. Who can file a Patent in India?
Individual Person, Inventor, Startup Company, Academia Institute, Large Entity, Foreign Applicant.
7. What is timeline period of the Patent?
As per the Indian Patent Act 1970, the term of a patent 20 years from the date of Provisional filing.
8. How to File a Patent in India?
Please follow the given Process Flow Chart on the page above.
9. What is a trademark?
A trademark is generally referred to as a “brand” or “logo”.
A trademark can be a word, symbol, logo, brand name, wrapper, packaging labels, tagline or a combination of these and are used by manufacturers or merchants or service providers to identify their own goods and/or services. It is used to distinguish the owners’ goods or services from those of its competitors and is something that will be distinctive of just one trader.
10. What are the features of the Trademark
Unique Brand Identity.
Secure or Protect your Brand Name.
Increase your truth authority
11. Who can take the benefits from Registered Trademark?
Trademark owner or individual or sole proprietor takes the benefits from the trademark registration. They can easily sell trademark value to buyer party for the same.