Patent Information Resources

US Patent Organization Defines Patent as "A patent is an intellectual property right granted by the Patenting Authrities of a Specific Country Patent and Trademark Office that gives a patent owner the right “to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the country" for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is granted.

Patent Authorities

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The role of the USPTO is to grant patents for the protection of inventions and to register trademarks.

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Australian Patent Office - IP Australia

The Australian Government, IP Australia.

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Japan Patent Office

The Japanese Patent Office Japan provides intellectual protection in Japan. The Japanese Patent Database is known as Japan Platform for Patent Information (J-Plat Pat)

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China Patent and Trademark Office

The offcial agency for patent in China is China Patent & Trademark Office. The online Chinese patent & trademark resources can be accessed through it search patent database

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Intellectual Property India

Intellectual Property in India is Monitored though Office of the Controller General of Patents, Design & Trade Marks. It comes under Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

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