Patent Registration

What is Patent?

Once a patent is registered, apart from exclusive right of using the patent any other person is prevented from exploiting invention of the grantee. The patent could be used to raise funds for his business, license it to any third person for commercial returns or sell the patented invention.

A patent is a grant from government, to a person being owner of an invention for making, importing, selling and using the said invention. Said right prevents others from making, using, importing or selling the invention without his permission.

A patentable invention can be a product or a process that gives a new technical solution to a problem. It can also be a composition of a new product, or a technical improvement on how certain objects work.

Benefits of Registering Patent

Once a patent is registered, apart from exclusive right of using the patent any other person is prevented from exploiting invention of the grantee. The patent could be used to raise funds for his business, license it to any third person for commercial returns or sell the patented invention.

Procedure for Patent Registration in Pakistan
Patent Registration involves various steps to be followed till the actual grant of the patent. Following procedure needs to be followed once a company intends to register a patent in Pakistan:
Application for registration of Patent
Filing the Complete Specification of the proposed patent work

Examination by the Patent Office
Calling for public third part objections
Contesting third party objection if any
Grant of patent
Patent renewal

Patent Duration

Patent is granted for a period of 20 years from the Date of Filing of application, subject to the payment of annual renewal fees.

Patent Renewal

Patent renewal is sought every year following the expiration of 4th year till period of total of 20 years.

Register your Patent

If case you wish to register patent for your invention, we at Hamza and Hamza provide assistance in registering patents for your invention with IPO Pakistan. We are engaged by our clients in all matter pertaining to Intellectual rights including the following:

  • Application for registration of Patent
  • Filing the Complete Specification of the proposed patent work
  • Processing of necessary paperwork
  • Contesting third party objection
  • Patent renewal
  • For all queries leave your details below and we shall instantly respond back.

Welcome to Hamza & Hamza Associates

Advocate & Legal Consultants

Contact us today to discuss our complete range of Corporate and Legal issues in Pakistan and Overseas.

Office No: 15-16 3rd Floor Sadiq Plaza 69 Mall Road Lahore

Call Us      +923008447469 – +923214554554

Email Us  info@hamzaandhamza.com