To obtain patent protection following documents are required.
The following Documents will be acceptable as Address Proof
In case, the company is an applicant the applicant needs to provide address proof of the company is required.
The patent application with patent office should be made with Form -1 along with which the documents required are mentioned below.
The specification document includes Title of the invention, Abstract that contains the technical aspect of the invention and claims as well. The specification document has to be written in a specified manner. In case your invention is still in the maturing stage you have an option to file a Provisional patent application which is to be followed by complete specification within 12 months.
The patent applicant needs to provide an authorisation document (POA) so that patent attorney or agent can apply on their behalf. For Indian applicants, power of attorney is executed on Rs. 100 Stamp Paper.
The applicant needs to provide nationality proof along with the patent application. The following documents will act as nationality proof :
When a patent application is made by an artificial legal entity (company, partnership firm etc.), you need to submit a board resolution for it. In the case of an artificial entity apart from the above document, you need to furnish the following documents as well:
To increase intellectual property awareness, the Indian government launched Startup India Action Plan as per which startups receive 80% rebate in the patent filing fee, moreover small entity also are provided fee concession as compared to other artificial entities(companies).
You need to provide the following documents along with the application.
Foreign applicant need to furnish following documents with the patent application
As per the procedure followed by the Indian patent office, convention application is treated as an ordinary patent application.
Additional documents for filing convention application are:
When an international application is made designating India as the applicant country as per PCT, the applicant file a national phase application within 31 months along with following documents.
Application for grant of a patent
Provisional or Complete specification
Statement and undertaking in case of foreign application
Declaration of the inventorship
Authorization of a patent agent
Request for examination
Applications are to be submitted by a small entity