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PCT national stage entry

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IN

Filing requirements

Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: Yes
Language: English
Translation Extension: N/A
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

  • In India, the official fees are based on the application as published and it is therefore not possible to reduce claims fees by amending the claims at national stage entry.

  • Excess claims fee: INR 1600 (400 for individuals) per claim over 10

Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage

IN

Filing requirements

Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: Yes
Language: English
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

  • A certified copy of the priority document, along with a certified English translation (in case of non-English language) should be submitted at the time of filing the application. Late filing of these documents is possible within 3 months from the date of communication by the Controller of Patents, but will result in late fees, invoiced by the agent, for drafting, preparing and filing petitions in order to submit the documents.

  • Excess claims fee: INR 1600 (400 for individuals) per claim over 10.

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