For an invention to be patentable, it must satisfy three basic requirements. It must be: (1) new (novelty); (2) result from inventive activity (inventive step); and (3) capable of industrial application. Novelty: Newness or novelty of a product is fundamental to patentability. The
Patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention i.e. a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or provides a technical solution to a problem. It may either relate to a product (product patent) or to a process (process patent).
A copyright is a form of protection provided by law to authors of original works. It is a set of exclusive right granted to the author or creator of an original work including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. Basically, copyright gives
Intellectual Property simply means creations of the mind like inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; symbols, names and images used in commerce. The law recognises and protects these products of the human intellect from unauthorized use by others. Intellectual property can be broadly