Advice 1: How to register a patent for the invention

A patent gives an exclusive right that is expressed in the possibility of having the invention and dispose of at their discretion. Also, a patent prohibits unauthorized use of the invention on the territory of Russia for the entire validity period.
To register a patent for an invention, make a request, which must contain a statement on granting of a patent. It specify the name of the inventor, place of residence or location.
Describe the invention. Give a full description, based on which the invention is implemented. Make a patent search in handbooks, journals, etc., provide information about the analogues, write the patent number or details of the prototype.
Make the claims. How well you will make it, in the future will depend on the reliability to protect your rights in the invention. The claims, write one sentence consisting of two parts: the preamble and distinctive. In the preamble describe the purpose of the invention. Turn on the characteristics of the closest prior art. A distinctive part of the start by the words "characterized in that". It give the features which distinguish your invention from the prototype. A formula can contain one or several items.
If understanding the nature of your invention, drawings are required, make a brief description.
Next, write the abstract. Recommended volume – up to 1000 characters. Abstract needed for a large range of specialists could understand the invention more quickly. Information should be specific and clear.
Seal the envelope of A4 size and send a registered letter to Rospatent the following documents: application, a description of the invention (3 pieces), abstract (3pcs), drawings (3pcs.), original paid receipt of state duty for filing the application. Make a fourth copy of the documents and assure at the notary to protect from theft.
Within 2 months Rospatent conducts a formal examination: check the contents of the application, availability of documents, proof of payment of duty. Next is the substantive examination which lasts from a year to two years. The results of this examination, the decision on patent grant or to refuse extradition. Further, the invention is made in the State register of inventions of the Russian Federation and is issued a patent for the invention.
The beginning of the term of the patent shall be the date of filing. This is a period of twenty years. Every year pay a patent fee to maintain it.

Advice 2: How to apply for a patent for invention

It would seem, have all been invented, and all the discoveries made. However, does not stop the flow of wanting to lock in their right to a discovery. Tobe patented the invention in Russia, they must apply for a patent in the Federal service on intellectual property (abbreviated Rospatent).
First of all, make a qualitative description of the claimed technical solution, which is better to build according to the following scheme:
- the name of the invention;
- the area to which applies the invention;
- state of the art;
the essence of the invention;
- necessary drawings, drawings, diagrams, photographs, which can clarify the essence of the invention with brief explanations of their content;
- information that confirm the possibility of implementation of the invention;
- other information that the applicant considers necessary to inform.
After you conclude with the client a contract for the provision of patent legal services, conclude an agreement of confidentiality of the received information.
Having a description of the technical solution perform a preliminary patent search. Such a search is conducted prior to the filing of the application with Rospatent. Its purpose is to establish the fundamental possibility and expediency of applying for a patent for the invention. In the course of the search a response will be received about the presence of novelty of the studied technical solutions (or lack thereof), and the presence or absence of inventive step.
After completing the patent search, grant the principal a written report on the work carried out. If conclusions are made about the appropriateness of patenting, the next step you will prepare the application for filing it in Rospatent, agree with the applicant of the invention. After completing these procedures, send us an application for a patent in the Federal service in compliance with all prescribed rules.
After the application goes to the appropriate authority, it will be two stage of examination. On the basis of the made examination a positive decision on the grant of a patent and the payment of the prescribed state fee, the Agency makes the invention in the State register of inventions of the Russian Federation. Then issues the patent for the invention.
Forpatenting the invention it will be much easier to entrust this matter to the patent firm.
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Address Rospatent: Moscow, Berezhkovskaya nab. 30, korp.1
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