Confidentiality and Patentability Since the Indian Patent Forum may be visited by inventors wanting to patent their inventions, I am setting out there as well as here in non-legal terms, how important confidentiality is to getting a patent for your invention. While for patent practitioners most of what is set out here would be elementary, this article is directed towards people who are not well-versed with patenting. To start, it is important to understand what exactly is a Patent.   A patent is a 'negative' right granted to you (the inventor or someone the inventor has 'assigned' the invention to) to enable…
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