Tag: invention

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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Software and it’s patentability

With technology having no bounds and internet reaching everywhere, computer related inventions are on rise. The fact that today, everything could be done or depend on a device, gives software and computer related invention, a massive scope and loads of competition Innovators of the software and computer related inventions go through several hours of research…
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What is the cheapest way to file a patent for an idea

There is no cheap or expensive way to file a patent. When filing a patent, you always have to pay the filing and other regulatory fees. More importantly, an idea cannot be patented. An idea is the seed for the invention that you will ultimately try to get patent protection for. But lets be clear,…
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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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Intellectual property strategies for Software startups

As a technology startup, you’re in the business of innovation. Intellectual property needs and must be a very important consideration for your team from day 1. Obtaining IP protection such as patents, trademarks or copyrights can be very useful in differentiating yourselves from the competition, minimizing competition and also build up your defenses against any…
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