Rahul Dev a Technology Savvy Patent Attorney & Corporate Lawyer with 17+ years of experience in Asia Pacific, US & Europe.
International Speaker, Author & Blogger with expertise in Law Firm Leadership & Practice Management
Strong technical background with specialisation in Patent Protection, Licensing & Enforcement, Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Foreign Direct Investment & Tech Transactions in South East Asia covering consulting for global patent Attorneys
I have strong passion for writing and my work (research papers, articles, news, quotes) has been featured across various international publications, including International Bar Association, LawAsia, Bloomberg, BioSpectrum Asia, Digital News Asia, e27, Leaders Speak, Entrepreneur India, Global Legal Post, The Times of India, HT Live Mint, The Economic Times, SwissInfo, Outlook Money, Business Standard, Yahoo News, Quartz, FirstPost, YourStory, inc42, VCCircle, AutoTech India etc.
I am regularly invited to speak at international and national platforms (conferences, TV channels, seminars, corporate trainings, government workshops) on topics including technology, patents, business strategy, legal developments.
A patent application is written as a legal document to protect various features of a new innovation. Such features are protected by way of patent claims, which are technical in nature. So, a patent application is written as a legal document describing technical features, which is a result of a strong collaboration between an inventor and a patent attorney. According to publicly available statistics, approx. 60% of total patents filed reach the grant or registration stage. Out of those granted patents, only 30-40% are able to retrieve commercial returns.
Therefore, it becomes extremely critical to ensure that a good quality patent application with strong set of claims is filed at the first step. So here are 5 key steps to prepare a strong patent application:
To read good quality patent claims, you can search for patents granted to companies like Apple or Microsoft.
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