Patent is a license or permit authorized by the government conferring a legal right for a period of time. The main right is the sole ownership of the product and excluding others from making, using, selling or importing the patented product without the consent of the owner.
A patent is usually granted to an inventor to protect its invention. An invention implies a new product or process involving creativity and applied to or capable of industrial application.
A patent is granted to an invention if it meets the following criteria:
Therefore, an invention that can be manufactured, used and reproduced is granted patentability.
There are three types of patents:
Reasons to obtain Patent Registration
Patent registration is required for many reasons.
Documents Required for Patent Registration
A patent application has information regarding the specifications with respect to all aspects of the invention.
Following documents are required along with patent application form:
Process of Patent Registration