What all types of Formal Objections can be countered in a First Examination report (FER)?

This post is in continuance of my previous post illustrating what’s inside a FER which is issued by the Indian Patent Office (IPO). In this post, I have listed all possible formal objections that may be made by the Controller… Continue Reading

Inside a First Examination Report (FER) of a Patent Application in India

A First Examination Report (FER), also known as First Office Action in the U.S., is issued by the Indian Patent Office (IPO) only when the applicant files a Request for Examination (FORM 18 or 18A). A request for examination has… Continue Reading

Indian Patent Procedure 3 -‘Client2Attorney’

This post continues from Indian Patent Procedure 2. Dear Mr X, We write in furtherance of our previous letter, apprising you of the examination process in the Indian patent procedure. Another crucial stage to note is the stage of opposition.… Continue Reading

Indian Patent Procedure 2 – ‘Client2Attorney’

This is post is in continuation of Indian Patent Procedure. Dear Mr X, We write in furtherance of our letter dated December 13, 2017, apprising you of the filing process vis-a-vis the Indian patent procedure. In this mail, we will… Continue Reading