How to Apply for a Patent?

First and foremost, KEEP THE INVENTION SECRET and do not market, or sell it until a patent application has been filed at the South African Patent Office. Although novelty can never be determined conclusively, an indication of the novelty of your invention may be found...

The Patent Office Role

The patent office is the authorized office appointed by a country’s government that controls and oversees the issuing of patent rights to inventors. The patent office has the right to refuse the granting of a patent right if the invention and or application does not...