Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: English
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: * Power of Attorney forms need to be filed, but neither notarization or legalization is required. If the forms cannot be submitted at the time of filing, it is possible to file them late (at a cost), within three months from the date of filing.

• A certified copy of the Priority Document and its notarized English translation (in case of non-English language) are required at the time of filing the application. Late filing of these documents is possible within three months from the application filing date but will result in a late fee, invoiced by the agent.

Kan & Krishme

Established: 1990

Number of Professional Staff: 75

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in India and Sri Lanka
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Kan & Krishme (KNK) represents a wide range of clients, including individuals, small to big companies, academic institutions and research bodies. The firm’s head office is in New Delhi, with branch offices in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata and associated offices in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, the Maldives, Myanmar & Brunei.

KNK has a blend of young and senior professionals with both technical and legal qualifications, who are adept at handling not only patent matters, but also trademarks, industrial designs, trade secrets, novelty and infringement searches and FTO (freedom to operate) searches, including media and entertainment law, sweepstakes and promotions and advertisement clearance.

KNK offers complete patent services from drafting and filing of patent applications to prosecuting applications and maintaining patents for the full term. The firm’s other services include a renewal reminders service, assignment deeds, filing oppositions, rendering advice, watching, investigating infringements and filing actions for infringement, opposition proceedings and revocation of patents as well as conducting searches.

The firm has been actively involved in numerous high-profile patent litigation proceedings as well as pre-grant and post-grant opposition proceedings and has successfully protected the interests of its clients before the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB).

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Ceramics
• Chemical Science
• Electrical
• Electronics
• Information Technology
• Mechanical
• Medical Devices
• Mobile Telecommunication
• Pharmaceutical
• Semiconductor Technology
• Textile Technology

Contact Information

Mail

B-483, KNK House, Meera Bagh,
Paschim Vihar,
New Delhi-110063
India

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