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Provisional Patent in Karnataka

What is Provisional Provisional Patent?

As a Provisional Patent can be so crucial in maintaining a business advantage, many Trademark Filings wish to Provisional Patent their inventions even before they are finalised. This possible through a provisional Provisional Patent, which helps the inventor establish earliest ownership over the invention on submission of the provisional specifications of the product or process.

As India follows the first-to-file system, this would ensure that the holder of the provisional Provisional Patent would also be granted the permanent Provisional Patent. The documents for the permanent Provisional Patent would, however, have to be filed within 12 months or else the application would be abandoned entirely.

Many inventors/businesses wish to Provisional Patent their inventions even before they are finalised.

  • Examine Details

    We will examine all the possible details, including potential uses of the invention across industries and likely benefits over existing products.

  • Drafting of Application

    A professional, our affiliate, will take up your request and draft the application based on the details you send

  • Filing of Application

    The drafted document will be filed with the Registrar and, on acceptance, you would be able to use 'Provisional Patent Pending' on your product any time over the next year.

6 Essential Facts on Provisional Patent

A Provisional Patentable invention can be any (1) Art, process, method or manner of manufacture, (2) Machine, apparatus or other articles, (3) Substances produced by manufacturing, (4) Computer software with technical application to industry or used with Hardware, and (5) Product Provisional Patent for food, chemicals, medicines and drugs.

20 years from the date of filing for a provisional or permanent Provisional Patent, the Provisional Patent falls into the public domain.

The details of the invention on a CD or pen drive, along with its name, comparison with existing products, uses and date of publication (if any). Applicant information is also required.

A Provisional Patentee must disclose the invension in the Provisional Patent document for anyone to practice it after the expiry of the Provisional Patent or practice it with the consent of the Provisional Patent holder during the life of the Provisional Patent.

It is, therefore, effective only in India, However, filing an application in India enables the applicant to file a corresponding application for same invention in convention countries, within or before expiry of twelve months from the filing date in India. Therefore, separate Provisional Patents should be obtained in each country where the applicant requires protection of his invention in those countries. There is no Provisional Patent valid worldwide.

The trademark registration application process is done almost instantly. It can be done within a few hours of you giving us your Authorization Letter. The Government, after we make the application, takes 18 to 24 months, to confirm the registration and give you the confirmed Registration Certificate for your trademark. You can then use the ® symbol next to your name.