About The Book:
The book provides students as well as professionals the relevant study material which is needed for succeeding the Patent Agent Examination. The contents of the book have been reorganized and re-categorized within the challenging new framework of the 2010 Patent Agent Examination. It explains in detail the Patent Act and Rules (which form Paper I); and provides various examples of drafting of specifications from given claims and background, as well as examples relating to drafting of claims from certain given specifications (Paper II). The book features objective, descriptive and interpretative type questions that need to be tackled in the examination. Besides including model question papers of 2008 and 2010, it also provides insightful tips on viva-voce, which have been carefully drafted in consultation with patent law experts.
The book also carries the text of the Manual of Patent Practice and Procedure including the processes related to drafting of the licensing agreements, petitions, fees, timelines, patent applications, with a detailed list of forms for filing patents.
The book has the latest and up-to-date data, case studies and statistics, and provides the reader with an in-depth understanding of the various aspects related to patents. The law related to patents, which is the Indian Patents Act and Rules, has been updated with the latest statutory amendments in the book and all sections and rules have been explained simply and in a consolidated table.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 2 PATENTABLE INVENTIONS
CHAPTER 3 PROCEDURE OF APPLYING FOR A PATENT
CHAPTER 4 DOCUMENTS FOR SUBMISSION
CHAPTER 5 PATENT PROSECUTION
CHAPTER 6 PATENT COOPERATION TREATY
CHAPTER 7 OPPOSITION AND REVOCATION
CHAPTER 8 WORKING OF PATENTS AND COMPULSORY LICENSING
CHAPTER 9 POWERS OF THE CONTROLLER
CHAPTER 10 PENALTIES AND SECRECY DIRECTIONS
CHAPTER 11 ACCESS TO PATENT INFORMATION
CHAPTER 12 INFRINGEMENT AND DEFENSES
CHAPTER 13 MODEL ANSWERS TO PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPERS
CHAPTER 14 VIVA-VOCE
About The Author:
Sheetal Chopra, a Registered Patent Agent, presently heads the activities of the Intellectual Property Rights Division, FICCI, besides leading the activities of FICCI-MSME IPR Facilitation Centre.
Akash Taneja, Ph.D, Joint Director-General of Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, is also a civil servant. He was the Executive Director, FICCI Institute of Intellectual Property Development and founded NIPO (National Intellectual Property Organisation), a voluntary organisation set up for the protection, promotion and development of intellectual property.
LexisNexis Patent Agent Examination by Sheetal Chopra & Dr. Akash Taneja
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- Book Code: 9788180389771
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