Author: shravani

How to search the availability of your proposed Trademark

Searching for already existing Trademarks or the availability of a new Trademark is the first step that you need to do for your business. It is extremely necessary to do a market research for the availability of your proposed mark. This information is available on the official website for IP in India which is :…
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When is the right time to think about protecting your IP and how to do so?

IP and Business Plan The best time to protect your IP is at the business planning stage of your company. This will help you to better formulate and include all the things that will be required by your company and the protection of them as well. Making a business plan for your business is extremely…
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Intellectual Property, Innovation and India

Intellectual Property has been on a growth through the years. Your intangible assets are given equal, if not more importance to that of your tangible assets. Intellectual Property protection has now been involved in the business planning process of a lot of companies and start-ups. The relationship of IP protection with that of India has…
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Patents in India – Part II

In this part, we will be discussing and breaking down the procedure to file a patent in India. Before moving towards the procedural part, let’s understand the basic process to file a patent application. The application can either be filed physically in one of the 4 offices in India, which are located in Mumbai, Delhi,…
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Patents in India- Part I

What is a Patent? In this section, we will be explaining the basics of Patents in India. Patents are one of the oldest forms of Intellectual Property protection. Just like all other forms of IP, the main aim of a patent is to protect and encourage the invention that is created. The owner of a…
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All things you wanted to know about Copyrights- Part II

The things Copyright Law does not protect Ideas – Copyright law protects the expression of an idea in a fixation or creation, it does not protect the idea itself or even the method, process or procedure. Facts – Copyright law does not protect facts, be it scientific, historic, biographic. Only the manner in which the…
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All things you wanted to know about Copyrights- Part I

Copyright Law in India Copyright protects the original expression of the author when it is transformed into a protect-able form. It help protect all those forms of literary and artistic works. The kinds of “Works” protected under Section 13 of Copyright Act, 1957 are artistic works like painting, structure, drawings (including maps, charts etc), a…
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Trademarks Vs. Copyrights

Intellectual Property Protection Intellectual Property includes all kinds of works, processes, designs, logos, symbols etc. These are the intangible assets that are created and owned by a company. Regardless of the type of domain your company works in, it is likely that it regularly uses and creates some form of IP. To claim ownership and…
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Can an idea be patented?

An idea is an idea – not an invention The simple answer is no—you cannot patent an idea for an invention. The invention itself must exist before you file a patent for it or you can file a provisional patent application describing the invention and then work towards realizing the invention. This is normally one of the…
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