Mozambique Patents

Mozambique Patents Patent and PCT National Phase Applications: Mozambique Smit & Van Wyk Intellectual Property law firm in Africa specialise in Mozambique Patents and PCT National Phase applications. Mozambique patent filing options include: Patent of Invention,...

ARIPO Patent Filings

ARIPO Patent Filings ARIPO Patents Smit & Van Wyk Intellectual Property law firm specialises in Patent and PCT National Phase filings for ARIPO (African Regional Intellectual Property Organization). ARIPO is an intergovernmental organisation for English-speaking...

Patent Registration in the U.S

Patent Registration in the U.S International PatentsThe 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 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 is new, inventive and useful.  If your idea meets these...

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...