About the service

Navigating the intricacies of the Indian Patent System demands expertise and precision. At Effectual Services, we offer a dedicated team of experienced patent lawyers, drafters, and technical experts to guide you through the process seamlessly. Whether you're a multinational corporation venturing into the Indian market or an Indian company expanding globally, we are your trusted partner in designing and executing a fool proof and efficient IP strategy.

Our Range of Indian Patent Services

Indian Patent Application Drafting

At Effectual, we boast extensive experience in drafting Indian patent applications, encompassing both provisional and complete applications. Our drafts are meticulously customized to adhere to the specific statutory requirements of Indian patent laws. Every draft undergoes rigorous review and verification against quality checklists developed in accordance with Indian legal practices. We ensure comprehensive coverage of all potential variations of the invention in the description.

Design Patent Drawings

We excel in preparing design patent applications tailored to the specifications of the Indian Patent Office. Our team possesses vast experience in crafting design applications across various domains, including Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, IT, Computers, Telecom, Electronics, Mechanical, Automotive, and Consumer Durables. Leveraging cutting-edge tools such as AutoCAD, Coral DRAW, SolidWorks, and more, we deliver error-free, high-quality design applications for law firms and corporate legal departments.

Patent Filing

Patent filing is a complex process where errors can result in the loss of priority rights or delays in securing a priority date. Our proficient team of Patent Agents, Lawyers, and Paralegals specializes in preparing accurate filing forms, alleviating concerns about missed deadlines or incorrect submissions.

Opposition Searches

We assist you in monitoring patents filed by competitors and effectively filing pre and/or post-grant oppositions through comprehensive searches. With a deep understanding of the Indian Patent Act, we conduct searches in both patent and non-patent literature to identify prior art that could impact the validity of a granted patent. Our searches are complemented by a detailed evaluation of the file wrapper and prosecution history.

Licensing & Litigation Support

Our licensing and litigation support services are designed to comprehensively assess the commercial potential of your patent(s). Our offerings include infringement searches to identify potential infringers, preparing detailed Evidence of Use (EoU) charts, and mapping of infringing products. We assist in preparing cease and desist letters, draft motions for initiating infringement lawsuits, and review the invalidity contentions filed by defendants. Additionally, we perform thorough prior art searches, including reference and patent claim chart analysis.

India Entry Strategy

Over the years, we have facilitated patent applications for international law firms, attorneys, companies, and inventors in India. Our services extend to Indian companies for domestic patent filings and international companies seeking to enter the Indian market. We assist in preparing the necessary filing forms for Indian patents, national phases of PCT applications, and obtaining foreign filing licenses (FFL) and certified priority documents. Our experienced workforce, consisting of patent agents, lawyers, and paralegals, ensures accurate filings and adherence to timelines defined by the Indian patent office for a successful entry into the Indian market.

At Effectual Services, we are committed to safeguarding your intellectual property in India and beyond, offering a comprehensive suite of services to address your patent-related needs


The methodology of Indian patent services involves drafting and filing patent applications, conducting opposition searches, providing licensing and litigation support, creating design patent drawings, and formulating Indian market entry strategies.

Scope of the Project

The Indian Patent services is provided from filing for patent till the patent grant and even after the grant.

The Indian Patent Services is provided in various phases, following a structured approach

Methodology The project is executed in 7 phases. Effectual Services proposes the following methodology to be adopted for the project
Step 1

Client Consultation and Requirement Analysis

We initiate by holding detailed consultations with our clients to grasp the nuances of their innovations, business objectives, and IP protection requirements in India.

Step 2

Indian Patent Application Drafting

Our experienced patent drafters meticulously prepare Indian patent applications, ensuring adherence to local patent laws, clarity, comprehensiveness, and a strong legal foundation.

Step 3

Design Patent Application Drawings

Our skilled artists and designers create precise design patent drawings, enhancing the visual representation of inventions to support patent applications.

Step 4

Patent Filing Services

We offer comprehensive patent filing services, managing the entire process of filing applications with the Indian Patent Office, including document preparation, submission, and tracking.

Step 5

Opposition Searches and Analysis

Our dedicated team conducts thorough opposition searches, analyzing existing patents and prior art to assess the patent landscape, identify potential challenges, and formulate strategies.

Step 6

Licensing and Litigation Support

We provide assistance in patent licensing negotiations, offer expert guidance, and if necessary, support clients in patent litigation matters to safeguard their intellectual property rights.

Step 7

Indian Entry Strategy Development

Our consultants work closely with clients to create effective Indian market entry strategies, considering IP protection, regulatory compliance, market dynamics, and business objectives.

Deliverable Format  Documents are typically delivered in MS Word or PDF formats for easy review and reference by clients. However, we accommodate specific client preferences and regulatory requirements by providing documents in other formats when needed. Our goal is to ensure that clients have convenient access to all relevant information and materials.

Why Choose us?

There are several compelling reasons to choose Effectual Services for your Indian Patent needs

Expertise and Experience

We have a team of experienced patent professionals, including patent drafters, designers, and consultants, who are well-versed in Indian patent laws and procedures.

Comprehensive IP Solutions

Our services cover a wide spectrum of intellectual property needs, ensuring that clients can access a full range of IP services under one roof.

Tailored Strategies

We customize our strategies and solutions to align with each client's unique inventions, business objectives, and budget constraints.

Quality and Accuracy

We prioritize the quality and accuracy of our patent drafting, design, and filing services to maximize the chances of patent approval and protection.

Innovation Protection

Our services are designed to protect our clients' innovations, whether through patent drafting, design patents, or defensive publications, safeguarding their intellectual property.

Legal Compliance

We ensure strict adherence to Indian patent laws and regulations, ensuring that all submissions and processes are legally compliant.

Cost-Effective Solutions

Our services offer cost-effective options for IP protection, helping clients optimize their intellectual property investments.

Market Entry Expertise

Our consultants can help clients navigate the Indian market successfully, considering IP protection, regulatory requirements, and market dynamics.

Client-Centric Approach

We prioritize client satisfaction and maintain open communication throughout the project, ensuring that clients are well-informed and involved in the decision-making process.

Proven Track Record

Our track record includes successful patent applications, design patents, and defensive publications across various industries.

Flexibility and Adaptability

We adapt to changes in the intellectual property landscape and regulations, ensuring that clients receive up-to-date advice and services.

Confidentiality and Security

We uphold the highest standards of confidentiality and security to protect our clients' intellectual property and sensitive information.

Client Education

We offer educational resources and guidance to help clients understand the intricacies of the Indian patent system and make informed decisions.

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Case Study

Streamlining Patent Filings for Tech Innovator


A technology start-up aimed to protect its cutting-edge inventions in India efficiently while managing budget constraints.


The client, a technology innovator, had a portfolio of innovative software solutions and sought robust patent protection in India to secure their market advantage. However, they faced the challenge of optimizing their patent filing strategy within a limited budget.

What We Did

Our team conducted a thorough analysis of the client's inventions and business goals. We developed a tailored Indian patent filing strategy that focused on key innovations while managing costs effectively. By leveraging our expertise in Indian patent laws and procedures, we prepared and filed patent applications that provided strong protection without exceeding the client's budget. The result was a streamlined patent portfolio that met the client's IP objectives efficiently.

Design Patent Excellence for Consumer Electronics Brand


A leading consumer electronics brand aimed to protect the unique designs of its products in India and strengthen its market presence.


The client, known for innovative product designs, recognized the importance of design patents in safeguarding their brand identity in the Indian market. They sought comprehensive design patent services to secure their product aesthetics.

What We Did

Our team collaborated closely with the client's design and legal teams to identify and prioritize key product designs. We conducted detailed design patent searches to ensure novelty and prepared precise design patent applications tailored to Indian laws and requirements. Our commitment to quality and attention to detail resulted in a robust portfolio of design patents that added significant value to the client's brand.

Navigating Indian Patent Opposition Successfully


A pharmaceutical company needed assistance in defending its patented drug in India against an opposition challenge.


The client held a valuable patent for a life-saving drug in India, but a competitor initiated an opposition proceeding, putting the patent's validity at risk. The client required expert support to protect their patent rights.

What We Did

Our experienced team of patent attorneys and litigators collaborated to develop a comprehensive strategy for defending the client's patent. We conducted in-depth research, prepared strong legal arguments, and represented the client in opposition proceedings. Through meticulous preparation and effective advocacy, we successfully defended the patent, ensuring the client's continued exclusivity in the Indian market.

Client testimonial

"Effectual Services' Indian Patent Services have been instrumental in securing our innovations. Their expertise in Indian patent laws and their commitment to detail have helped us protect our technology effectively."

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

"As legal counsel, I rely on Effectual Services for their in-depth understanding of Indian patent procedures. Their comprehensive support has been invaluable in managing our patent portfolio."

Legal Counsel

"Effectual Services' team played a vital role in safeguarding our product designs in India. Their meticulous approach to design patents ensured our brand's distinctiveness in the market."

Product Manager

"We faced a challenging opposition to our life-saving drug patent in India. Effectual Services' expert guidance and litigation support were pivotal in successfully defending our patent."

Pharmaceutical Scientist


Indian patents protect innovations and provide exclusive rights, fostering innovation, attracting investors, and deterring competitors.

Patents can be granted for products, processes, machines, and improvements to existing inventions.

The timeline can vary, but it generally takes 3-5 years from filing to grant.

Yes, foreign entities can file patent applications in India through the Indian Patent Office.

A patent agent assists in drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent applications, ensuring compliance with Indian patent laws.

In most cases, Indian patents are granted for 20 years from the date of filing.

You can enforce your patent rights by taking legal action against infringers through litigation or negotiation.

Design patents protect the ornamental appearance of an article, helping businesses safeguard product aesthetics and branding.

Opposition can be filed within a specific time frame after a patent is granted, challenging its validity.

Consult with experienced patent professionals to align your patent portfolio with business goals, ensuring a strong return on investment.
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