PM-EAC for patent system rejig to fast track grants

India does not have any timeline for pre-grant opposition. This, coupled with shortage of patent officers, stretches the processing time for granting a patent in India to as much as 58 months, in some cases. In contrast, the processing time is 20 months in both China and the US and 15 months in Japan.

PM-EAC for patent system rejig to fast track grants
India does not have any timeline for pre-grant opposition. This, coupled with shortage of patent officers, stretches the processing time for granting a patent in India to as much as 58 months, in some cases. In contrast, the processing time is 20 months in both China and the US and 15 months in Japan.