Patent Registration in the U.S

Patent Registration in the U.S  International Patents The role of the USPTO is to grant patents for the protection of inventions in the United States of America. When the patent expires, the invention is freely available to the public. Patents are not renewable. Under...

Patent Registration in India

Patent Registration in India International Patents An invention relating to a product or a process that is new, involving inventive step and capable of industrial application may apply for a  patent in India. An application for a patent may be filed by foreign...

Patent Registration in Malaysia

Patent Registration in Malaysia International Patents Malaysia’s intellectual property laws generally conform with international standards and provide adequate protection for trade mark owners. The establishment of the Intellectual Property Court in Malaysia bears...

Patent Registration in Australia

Patent Registration in Australia  International Patents Patents in Australia are granted and administered by IP Australia. Your invention must be unique, inventive or innovative in order to be patented. A standard patent gives you long-term protection and control over...

Patent Registration in China

Patent Registration in China  International Patents Patents in China are granted and administered by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). Intellectual property in China may be enforced by administrative authorities or through civil or criminal...

How to Patent an Idea

How to Patent an idea in South Africa (and abroad) Keep your Idea a SECRET: It is important to keep your idea a secret because a patent may only be granted for an idea that i new, inventive and useful.  If your idea meets these requirements, generally, it should be...

Know your IP

Know your IP IP (Intellectual property) is considered an asset for any business. Intellectual Property is an intangible asset which means that the asset is not physical, it is as the result of human creativity, thought and inventiveness, and this type of asset forms...

Patent

Patent If you have created an invention that is new, useful and has the potential to generate an income for you buy either the function it perform, or by reproducing and selling the invention, you will be well-advised to apply for a patent on this invention. If the...

How to Patent Mobile Apps

How to protect Mobile Apps in South Africa Traditional protection of Mobile Apps The source code, on-screen layout and graphics that form part of a mobile application is protected by Copyright, but what about the underlying principle of operation of the mobile...