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Application for Registration of a Patent in Pakistan

Application for registration of a patent in Pakistan

The Patent law of Pakistan requires every application for the patent to be on the prescribed form and to contain a declaration to the effect that the applicant is in possession of an invention of which he, or in the case of joint application, at least one of the applicants, claims to be the true and the first inventor. As per Pakistani law each application to be in respect of one invention only or to be in respect of a group of inventions so linked as to form a single inventive concept. Complete or provisional specifications are required to accompany the application. Every complete specification is required,-

      (a) to fully and particularly describe the invention and the method by which it is to be performed;

(b) disclose the invention; and

(c) end with a claim or claims defining the scope of the invention for which protection is claimed.

The claim or claims of a complete specification are required to relate to a single invention, to be clear and succinct and to be fairly based on the matter disclosed in the specification. An abstract is also required to be furnished.

The new law requires each application to be accepted or refused in eighteen months (or twenty-one months, in case an application for extension of time is filed) from the date of the filing. Once accepted, each application will be open for opposition for four months from the date of its publication in the Gazette.

Additional information and documents relating to foreign applications:

Section 20 of the Patent law empowers the Controller to require foreign applicants to furnish date and number of any application for patent filed by the foreign applicant abroad relating to the same or essentially the same invention as that claimed in the application filed in Pakistan. The applicant, when required by the Controller, is required to furnish with the following documents relating to foreign application(s),-

      (a) a copy of any communication received by the applicant concerning the result of any search or examination carried out in respect of the foreign application(s);

(b) a copy of the patent granted on the basis of the foreign application(s); and

(c) a copy of any final decision rejecting the foreign application(s).

 

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Infringement of Patent in Pakistan

Infringment of Patent in Pakistan, Section 61 of the law lists reliefs that a Court may grant in suits for infringements. These include,-

    • (a) to order to desist from infringement,

(b) to prevent the entry into the channels of commerce of imported goods that involve the infringement immediately after custom clearance of such goods;

(c) to order the infringer to pay the right holder damages adequate to compensate for the injury he has suffered because of infringement;

(d) to pay the right holder expenses which may include appropriate attorney’s fee;

(e) in appropriate cases, to order recovery of profits, damages and pre-established damages even where the infringer did not knowingly or with reasonable ground to know, engage in infringing;

(f) to order that goods found to be infringed be, without compensation of any sought, disposed off outside the channels of commerce;

(g) to order the material and implements the predominant use of which has been in the creating of infringing goods be, without compensation of any sought, disposed off outside the channels of commerce in such a manner as to minimize risk of further infringement, and in considering such orders, the need for proportionality between seriousness of infringement and remedies ordered as well as interests of third parties shall be taken into account;

(h) unless this would be out of proportion to the seriousness of the infringement, to order infringer to inform the right holder of the identity of third parties involved in the production and distribution of the infringing goods and of their channels of commerce; and

(i) to order a party at whose request measures were taken and who has abused enforcement procedure, to provide to a party wrongfully enjoined or restrained, adequate compensation for injury suffered because of such abuse.

The Court is also granted powers to order prompt and effective provisional measures.

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Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad. The Registry of the Supreme Court is also at Karachi.

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Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanLaw Firm Founded in 2003, and located in Clifton, Karachi, Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates provides the full range of Complete Legal Services including Corporate Law Services, thus offering a complete relocation package for both individuals and businesses. With a range of qualified speakers of English, French, Sindhi, Urdu as well as other languages at our disposal, we are able to provide timely and accurate guidance to all clients, irrespective of nationality.

We are experienced not only in all types of Trademark, Patent, copyright, Banking, Civil and Corporate Litigation matters, but  able to assist with the complete process of establishing a business or commercial presence in the Karachi, Pakistan, and can assist in relation to all relevant property, tax, company formation and banking procedures.

We also have the capability to undertake Trademark & Patent searches, and carry out enquiries relating to prospective commercial partners in Pakistan, in order to reduce the risk of entering into unsuitable alliances or partnerships.

We aim to provide cost-effective approaches to the needs of individuals, and their families, as well as to businesses and commercial concerns, providing the platform for successful economic activity in Karachi, Pakistani for foreign investors and their associated business ventures.

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Commercial Agreement & Contracts Drafting and Vetting

Commercial Agreement Contracts Karachi PakistanIrfan Mir Halepota & Associates have outstanding knowledge and experience in drafting and vetting of various kinds of Agreements and Contracts.  We have considerable experience in the drafting and interpretation of a wide variety of contracts including Partnership and Association Agreements, Shareholders’ Agreements, Agreements for the sale of businesses and property, Licence and Agency Agreements, Franchise Agreements and Contracts of Employment. Our aim is to provide you and your business with the best contractual safeguards possible, and we encourage you to take advantage of our free, without obligation, audit.

Actually, we feel more excited when we are assigned to draft a new and challenging document. That we do it excellently well is evident from our repeat customers and from their kind words of appreciation. So far, we have received repeat orders from 100% of our clients.

After getting instructions from you about the agreement to be drafted, our team gets into action. We prepare the first draft and send it across. You give us the feedback and within days the agreement is ready to be signed.

Our agreements are simple to understand. We have deliberately done away with most of the jargon. Of course, we can draft in the toughest of legal language, but only on specific instructions. Our motto is to simplify all legal transactions in order to have transparent business environment.

We provide extensive guidance notes with all our agreements which will help you understand each and every clause in the agreements.

We also promise to provide you ongoing support in interpretation or any modifications of the existing agreements at nominal fee. Our team members include highly-qualified and experienced professionals who understand your requirements.

Satellite Launching Service Agreements, Technology Transfer Agreements, Software License Agreements, Escrow Agreements, Property Lease Documents, Business Purchase Documents, Terms and Conditions for various types of business requirements, Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs), Policy Manuals, Regulations for Regulatory Authorities, Bye-Laws, Franchise Agreements, Employment Agreements, Office Leases, Trademark, Copyright and Patent Transfer Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements (JVAs), Non-disclosure / Confidentiality (NDC) Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Online Service / Product Provider’s Agreements, Website Use Agreement and other wide range of specific agreements suitable to every business, corporate and commercial concern.

The firm has successfully represented its clients on negotiating and finalizing high stake financial, contractual and commercial arrangements. We assist our clients in preparation of legal documentation including drafting of contracts for establishing joint ventures in Pakistan and abroad, distribution, agency & franchise Agreements, manufacture and supply agreements, business purchase, brand acquisition, asset purchase, transfer of technology, licensing and assignment of Intellectual property, besides other commercial arrangements. We have advised a leading manufacturer of lighting products in Pakistan in setting up of their Joint Ventures in different parts of the world and also prepared legal documentation for Acquisition of a business undertaking of a renowned multinational company based in USA, UK, Europe and Middle East. The firm has also advised Asia’s largest manufacturer of sports goods on negotiating & settling their commercial agreements including distributorship agreements, manufacture- supply agreements, trademark Licence agreements, and technology sublicense agreements besides other commercial contracts.

Drafting and vetting of joint venture agreements, technical know-how agreements, share purchase agreements, sales representatives agreements, event management agreements, manufacturing agreements, sponsorship agreements, marketing agreement, advertisement services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, non-competition agreements, official channel / magazine agreements, licence agreements, trademarks user agreements, deed of assignment of trademarks, security and hypothecation agreements, employment agreements, franchise agreements, memorandum and rules & regulations of societies, trust deeds, trust rules, wills, etc.

We provide a range of Contract Management and Document Review services to clients in Aviation, BPO, Infrastructure, IT, Manufacturing and Telecom.

Drafting and Vetting of Legal Documents

Drafting and Vetting of Transaction Documents

Structuring of SPVs for Infrastructure Projects

Drafting of Master Services Agreements

Drafting of Service Level Agreements

Drafting of Non Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements

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Patent and Design Registration in Karachi Pakistan

 

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanPatent for an invention is grant of exclusive rights to make, use and sell the invention for a limited period of 20 years. The patent grant excludes others from making, using, or selling the invention. Patent protection does not start until the actual grant of a patent owner. Mere idea or suggestion is not a patent.

Lawyer, Attorneys & Advocates at Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates provide following services in the field of Patent:

  • Patent Prosecution, preparing and filing patent applications
  • Patent searches
  • Oppositions
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Drafting and filing petitions for extension of a term of patent
  • Restoration applicants for lapsed patents
  • Licensing
  • Registration  of assignments, transmissions, etc.
  • Infringement Actions

One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with International Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of Irfan Mir Halepoa & Associates.

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One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with International Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of the Firm
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Karachi, Sindh
PK
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Copyright Registration in Pakistan

Top Law Firms in Karachi PakistanIrfan Mir Halepaota & Associates has been ranked as one of the top Corporate Law Firms in Pakistan by the Legal 500 and HG. It is also considered as one of the Best Law Chambers and Partners having well reputation in Karachi, Pakistan.

Copyright is a form of protection provided to the authors of original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, cinematographic, recording and certain other intellectual works.

We provide following services in the field of Copyright:

  • Conducting copyright search
  • Registration, filing and prosecuting copyright application
  • Copyright Oppositions
  • Drafting of license agreements
  • Infringement proceedings
  • Litigation

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One of the most leading International Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan, dealing with Registration of International Copyrights, Copyrights disputes, applications for registration of copyrights, Trademark, Patent, Renewal of International Trademark, Trademark Disputes in Karachi Pakistan. Most competent Lawyers in International Law are members of the Firm
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President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan promulgates Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Ordinance 2012

Top Law Firms in Karachi Pakistan

President Asif Ali Zardari, on 24th April 2012, promulgated the Intellectual Property Organization (IPO) Ordinance 2012.

 Now IPO will have powers for giving legal cover to local and foreign businesses and bound law enforcement agencies in inflicting and protecting trademark, copyright and patent infringement laws.

Pakistan is currently on the United States’ “Priority Watch List”, regarding protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) and is making efforts to come out of the list to boost foreign businesses, trade and investment in the country.

Last year, the USTR annual ‘Special 301 Report’ that reviewed trading partners’ protection of intellectual property rights, put 12 countries on it Priority Watch List including: China, Russia, Algeria, Argentina, Canada, Chile, India, Indonesia, Israel, Pakistan, Thailand and Venezuela.

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Law Firm based in Karachi having well experienced Advocates and Lawyers in the fields of Intellectual Property and Trademark Law.
E-26, Executive Floor, Glass Tower, Clifton,
Karachi, Sindh
PK
Phone: 03212057582