Patent Law Course for Patent Agent Exam

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This particular online training course package covers 180+ topics on Paper 1 (Patents Act & Rules) & Paper 2 (Patent Drafting), 25 Revision Tests & 5 Mock Exams.

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180+ topics on Paper 1 & Paper 2

30 hours of video lectures

25 Revision Tests

5 Mock Exams

These are the topics covered in our Paper 1 course:

Introduction to Patent Law

  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Why Protect IP?
  • Fundamentals of Patents
  • Patent Law in India
  • What can be patented?
  • Patentability

Understanding the Patents Act

  • Patent Timeline
  • Statutory Amendments
  • Structure of Patents Act and Rules
  • Patent Manual
  • Life of a Patent
  • Extent and Commencement of Patents Act
  • Definition clause of Patents Act
  • Need for special definitions
  • Meaning of Prescribed
  • Definition clause of patent rules

Exceptions to Patentability

  • Invention Contrary to Natural Laws
  • Invention Contrary to Public Order
  • Discoveries are not inventions
  • Section 3(d)
  • Admixtures are not Inventions
  • Arrangement of known devices are not inventions
  • Method of Agriculture and Treatment not Inventions
  • Plants and Animals not Inventions
  • Business Methods and Software not Inventions
  • Literary Works, Scheme, Presentations not Inventions
  • Traditional Knowledge not Invention
  • Logic Behind Section 3(d)
  • Atomic Energy Inventions


  • Definition of Novelty
  • Definition of Anticipation
  • Determining Novelty
  • Disclosure and Anticipation
  • Exceptions to Anticipation
  • Anticipation by previous publication
  • Anticipation by previous communication to Government
  • Anticipation by public display etc.
  • Anticipation by public working
  • Anticipation by publication of provisional specification

Inventive Step and Utility

  • Inventive Step: Introduction
  • Inventive Step vs Novelty
  • Understanding Inventive Step
  • Inventive Step Problem and Solution Approach
  • Inventive Step Windsurfing Approach
  • Secondary Indication of Inventiveness
  • Capable of Industrial Application
  • Person Skilled in the Art

Patent Specifications

  • Patent Specification
  • Provisional and Complete
  • Contents of Specifications
  • Rule 13 Specifications
  • Rule 14 Amendments to Specifications
  • Drawings and Models
  • Structure of a Patent Specification
  • Reading a Patent Specification
  • Length of a Patent
  • Parts of Specification
  • Introduction to Patent Drafting Provisional
  • Specification
  • Introduction to Patent Drafting Complete Specification

Patent Applications

  • Who can Apply for a Patent
  • Form of Application
  • Undertaking Regarding Foreign Application
  • Patent Application Making What to Include and Types
  • Powers of Controller : Generally
  • Patents of Addition
  • Priority Dates

Publication and Examination of Applications

  • Publication of Application
  • Request for Examination
  • Examination of Application
  • Expedited Examination of Application
  • Search for Anticipation
  • Procedure in Case of Anticipation
  • Consideration of Report of Examiner
  • Refuse Require Amendment and Division of Applications
  • Dating of Application and Anticipation
  • Potential Infringement
  • Orders Regarding Substitution of Applicants
  • Putting Applications in Order for Grant
  • Amendments During Prosecution

Opposition, Secrecy, and Grant

  • Introduction to Opposition to Grant of Patents
  • Pre Grant Opposition
  • Post Grant Opposition
  • Obtained Inventions
  • Mention of Inventor
  • Opposition in General
  • Secrecy Provisions
  • Grant of Patents
  • Rights Conferred by Grant
  • Rights of Co-owner of Patents
  • Direction to Co-owners
  • Patent obtained by Fraud of True and First Inventor
    Term of Patent
  • Restoration of Lapsed Patents

Surrender, Revocation, and Patent Office

  • Surrender of Patents
  • Revocation of Patents
  • Register of Patents
  • Patent Office and its Establishment

Patent Agent, Government Use, and Penalties

  • Patent Agents
  • Use and Acquisition by Government
  • Penalties

Compulsory Licensing

  • Introduction to Compulsory Licensing
  • Working of Patents
  • Compulsory Licenses
  • Revocation of Patents
  • Powers of Controller
  • Licensing of Related Patents
  • Compulsory License on Notification by Central Government
  • Compulsory License for Export of Pharma Products
  • Termination of Compulsory License, Related Rules

IPAB, Infringement, and International Arrangements

  • Intellectual Property Appellate Board
  • Infringement Suits & Defences
  • Reliefs in Suits for Infringement
  • Declaration as to Non-Infringement
  • Groundless threat of Infringement Proceedings
  • Certificate of Validity
  • Scientific Advisors
  • International Arrangements
  • Miscellaneous
  • Fees

These are the lessons and topics we cover in our Paper 2 of the Patent Agent Exam course:


  • What are Inventions
  • Background
  • Field of Invention
  • Prior Art
  • Patent Classification
  • Technical Advance
  • What are not Inventions
  • Why People Invent


  • How Inventions Look
  • Where to look for Inventions
  • How to Catch an Invention
  • Getting a Working Disclosure
  • Searching with the disclosure
  • Outcome of Search

Patentability Search

  • What Is Patentability Search
  • Reasons for Ordering Patentability Search
  • When A Patentability Search is Not Needed
  • How To Order A Patentability Search
  • Limits of Patentability Search
  • Patentability Search Report

Problem-Solution Statement

  • How to Pitch an Invention
  • Identifying the Inventive Concept
  • Problem Solution Statement


  • Problem Solution to Claim
  • How to Search for a Granted Patent
  • Provisions Relating to Claim
  • Some Exceptions to Patentability
  • Structure of Claims
  • Preamble
  • Transition
  • Body
  • Form and Punctuation
  • Omnibus Claims
  • Structural and Functional Definitions
  • Cooperation

Types of Claims

  • Types of Claims
  • Dependent Claims
  • Apparatus Claims
  • Method or Process Claims
  • Claim Drafting Best Practice
  • Claim Drafting What to Avoid
  • How to Download Copy of Patent Specification
  • Amendment to Claim
  • Claim Analysis


  • Introduction to Specification Drafting
  • Enabling Disclosure
  • Best Method
  • Parts of the Specification
  • Background & Summary
  • Detailed Description
  • Parts of the Application
  • Evolution of Patent Specification