Process to Patent an idea

The process to patent an idea involves quite a few orderly steps followed as Patent searching, patent drafting, form preparation, patent filing, examination, hearing and finally grant of the patent followed by yearly renewals.

Let us discuss all these steps one by one in detail.


Can I Sell a Patented Product?

I feel this is a very in-demand question that needs to be answered in detail, but before answering this question, there is a need to break this question up into two different precise questions based on the identity of the word “I” in “Can I sell a Patented Product?”. Is this “I” who is asking the question, is a Patent owner or someone else who is not the patent owner. So these two questions are “Can I sell my own patented product?” and “Can I sell someone else’s patented product?”