Patent Procedure: Everything you must know

This course helps the learner become well versed with the process of obtaining a patent. It also covers the challenges faced in obtaining a patent and the means to overcome it.

Patent Procedure: Everything you must know

Course Description

This LawSkills course provides learners with a knowledge base that can help them understand various aspects of patent laws in India; including, but not limited to, identifying patent publications, filing a patent application, patent extension or removal, nature of patents, etc. The course has been designed by professionals with expertise in patent laws to ensure that learners become well-versed with every aspect of the procedure. Further, the course is filled with examples, flow charts and case studies to present information in a lucid manner while preparing the learners for different situations. Obstacles and challenges that a patent applicant might face during the filing procedure are detailed, along with remedies to curb them.

Course Outcomes:
  • Examine various intellectual property rights and their scope and review the development of patent laws in India
  • Analyze the concept of patentability and legal requirements for filing a patent and conduct patentability search
  • Formulate patent applications and classify and use correct forms and documents for submission in patent application filing
  • File patent applications and get patents from the patent office
Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Inventors

  • Entrepreneurs, Startups and MNCs

  • Legal Consultants, Advisors and Lawyers

  • Law Students and Researchers

  • Other stakeholders interested in Patent Filing Procedures in India

You do not have to be a lawyer to take this course.

Access Timeframe

6 Months


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Achievement

Format of Certification


Professional Association/Affiliation

LawSkills & Manupatra

Method of Obtaining Certification

Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate. Upon meeting these requirements, the certificate will be printable on demand.

Course Outline

  • Understanding intellectual property rights (IPR) and patents
  • Meaning and scope of patents
  • Inventions which are not patentable
  • People entitled to apply for patents
  • Patent legislation and amendments
  • Treaties and foreign patents
  • Patent application process
  • Patent application sample
  • Types of patent applications
  • Steps for e-filling of a patent
  • Cost of patent filing
  • Amendments to patents
  • Patent marketing and patent pending
  • Enforcement of patent rights
  • Nature of patents and patent rights
  • Patent extension or removal
  • Compulsory licensing


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