Who can file a patent application at the Indian Patent Office?
Any person can file/submit an application for patent at the Indian Patent Office. There are four categories of applicant under which one can file the patent application i.e. Natural Person/Individual. Startup, Small Entity, Large Entity.
• The applicant can file the application on his own or can seek assistance from a patent agent, lawyer, advocate, vakil, consultant, service provider, advisor, an agency, expert in the domain of intellectual property and/or patent. The authorized representative must be a registered patent agent with the Indian Patent Office.