A person receives intellectual property right to an invention brought up by an individual or a firm through patent registration. If it is unique then you will be granted all the rights for your product by the government. The rights incorporate the full right of raising, utilizing, selling or importing the product or process and prohibit other people from doing so. The Indian patent registration is administered by the Patent Act 1970 and Patent Rules 1972.
The duration of patent registration services is 20 years. The period is limited in most cases, but it is allowed to get extended for a few years in some rare cases.
You can register patent online for various things paying the patent registration cost. Things can incorporate process, art, a method to manufacture, particular apparatus, machine, computer software, technical application, chemicals,drugs,etc.
If there is no other application or reference to any other application under process in the Indian Patent office, then one will file the ordinary application. For ordinary applications, the priority date and filing date are the same.
When an inventor has already filed a patent in another country and now wants to do the same, then this aspect falls under the conventional application. It is compulsory to file the application for Indian patent within 12 months of first filing it.
PCT International application permits a person to file the patent application in multiple countries. One will be able to file the applications for up to 142 countries. The duration of 30-31 months from the international filing date can be taken to register and claim protection in each country.
This application can be filed within 31 months from the international filing date.