Patent Application Process

Introduction The word “Patent” is derived from the Latin word, ‘patere’, which means, “to lay open”. A patent is an Intellectual Property sanctioned to the inventor by the concerned government for a finite period (usually 20 years from the date of filing). The inventor is a granted patent for the novel creations, which forbids others from exploiting the invention except the inventor. According to World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), “A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general,…