patent act

Application for Patent of Invention

The Patents Act lays down a procedure for the grant of patent to an inventor to exploit his invention for 20 years subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions. The first step is to make an application in the

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Invention that are not Patentable

It is not mandatory for an inventor to apply for a patent in respect of his invention. It is optional. The inventor may prefer to keep his invention secret instead of applying for a patent by disclosing it.

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Objectives of Patent Act 1970

A patent is an exclusive privilege given to the author by the State to prohibit anyone from utilizing, creating, and selling an invention for a specified duration of time. It applies to a monopoly right on an invention. However, not all inventions are patentable

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