Patent Registration

  • Exclusive right for an invention
  • Patent registrations have a validity of 20 years
  • Patent Registration

    Patent is an exclusive right for an invention provided by the law, the patentee is able to control the making, using, selling/importing of the patented product or process for producing that product without consent. An invention to be patentable in India, the same must be a new product / process, involving an inventive step and capable of being made / used in an industry.

    Patent registrations have a validity of 20 years from the date of filing of patent application, irrespective of whether it is filed with provisional or complete specification.

    Patent registration applications are handled by the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks. Patent applications can be filed electronically with provisional / complete specification, at the appropriate Patent Office.