Is it possible to file international application under Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in India?

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It is possible to file an international application known as PCT application in India in the Patent Offices located at Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. All these offices act as Receiving Office (RO) for International application. ‘Design’ means only the features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or colour or combination… Read more »

What is a PCT?

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PCT stands for Prior Informed Consent. PCT abbreviated, from the Patent Cooperation Treaty. PCT is an International treaty, which provides facility to the applicant to file a single patent application and designate the countries in which he/she wants to protect his IP rights. Thus a single patent application is filed for the purpose of an international search… Read more »

What is PCT?

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PCT stands for Patent Cooperation Treaty. It is an international treaty for claiming one’s domestic priority in member countries of PCT. Through PCT one can file applications in countries of interest within 30 months of the priority date. Under the PCT system, a patent search report is provided and on demand a preliminary examination of… Read more »