what are contents of complete specification of patent

what are contents of complete specification of patent

Complete Specification of patent 

Submission of complete specification is necessary to obtain a patent. A patent specification discloses the details of the invention for which the patent protection is sought. The legal rights in a patent are based on the disclosures made in the specification.

The complete specification has following elements:

  • Title of Invention
  • Field of Invention
  • Background
  • Summary of Invention
  • Brief description of drawings
  • Description of invention
  • Examples if any
  • Specific embodiments if any
  • Abstract
  • Claims
  • Drawing / diagram / flow-chart

You can check some granted patents from website of Indian patent office by clicking link here http://ipindiaonline.gov.in/patentsearch/Search/index.aspx

Documents required for filing of A Patent Application

  • Covering letter- indicating the list of documents;
  • Application for Grant of Patent in Form 1 [section 7, 54 & 135 and Rule 20(1)] in duplicate;
  • Complete/Provisional specification in Form 2 in duplicate [Section 10; Rule 13]
  • Statement and Undertaking in Form 3 [Section 8; Rule12];
  • Power of Attorney in Form 26 (in original) (Rule 3.3 (a) (ii)); (if filed through attorney)
  • Declaration of Inventor-ship in Form 5 (only in case of an Indian Application; (Rule 4.17);
  • Request for examination: Form 18
  • Requisite Statutory fees ( cheque / DD).
  • Request for publication. This is optional (form 9) if express publication is required.

Form 28 only required to be submitted by small entity

Types of Patent Application:

There are different types of patent application that can be files based on timing, desired territory for protection and number of inventions. 

  • Ordinary Application
  • Application for Patent of Addition (granted for Improvement or Modification of the already patented invention, for an unexpired term of the main patent)
  • Divisional Application (in case of plurality of inventions disclosed in the main application)
  • Convention application, claiming priority date on the basis of filing in Convention Countries
  • National Phase Application under PCT 

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Prasad Karhad (1)

Prasad Karhad

Registered Patent Agent India (IN/PA 2352) with bachelors degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering. Working in patents and IPR field since 12 years. associated with leading Intellectual Property firm in India called Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K).

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