The Need for an Auto Accident Lawyer

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When you needrepparttar services of an auto accident lawyer, to find one is pretty much easy by asking for recommendations. Even if you have no idea about an attorney or legal counsel on auto accidents, your friends or co-workers might have someone to recommend to you. You can also look for one through online referral services just by having a quick search onrepparttar 144751 Internet. You can also try asking for referrals from a lawyer you know because he definitely knows someone who can help you out in your case.

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INDIA - PCT National Phase Entry

Written by P.M.George Kutty

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Entry intorepparttar National Phase

The national phase isrepparttar 144750 second ofrepparttar 144751 two main phases ofrepparttar 144752 PCT procedure. The national phase starts only ifrepparttar 144753 applicant files applications in each country of choice (the "designated Office") just as a usual application would be filed, either beforerepparttar 144754 expiration ofrepparttar 144755 time limit or together with an express request that it start earlier. The applicant has sole responsibility for performingrepparttar 144756 act in due time. The consequences of failure to do so are fatal torepparttar 144757 application in most designated States. In each such designated Staterepparttar 144758 international application hasrepparttar 144759 effect of a national (or regional inrepparttar 144760 case of regional offices) application as fromrepparttar 144761 international filing date, andrepparttar 144762 decision to grant

Advantages ofrepparttar 144763 PCT System

The PCT system allows applicants to file a single patent application in one country and for up to 30/31 months retainrepparttar 144764 option of filing a corresponding application in a large number of other countries of interest. The PCT system can therefore be thought of as an extension of time for filing patent applications world wide at substantially reduced prosecution costs. Furthermore, one can usually tell fromrepparttar 144765 International Search Report and Written Opinion, whatrepparttar 144766 chances are of obtaining patent protection inrepparttar 144767 other countries. If there appears to be no prospect of obtaining a patent,repparttar 144768 international application can be abandoned wherebyrepparttar 144769 applicants lose onlyrepparttar 144770 cost of filing a PCT application instead of a much greater cost of filing applications in every other countries of interest. Also,repparttar 144771 applicants get 18 months more to testrepparttar 144772 market to determine whether to proceed with patent applications and indeed to raise capital to fundrepparttar 144773 filing of regional/national phase applications. PCT National Phase Entry in India On September 7, 1998 India (country code: IN) deposited its instruments of accession torepparttar 144774 Paris Convention forrepparttar 144775 Protection of Industrial Property and torepparttar 144776 Patent Cooperation Treaty. Since December 7, 1998, it has been possible to designate India in PCT applications and to elect India inrepparttar 144777 demand for preliminary examination. If India is a designated country inrepparttar 144778 PCT application and is also elected inrepparttar 144779 demand for preliminary examination filed within 19 months ofrepparttar 144780 priority date, thenrepparttar 144781 deadline for entry intorepparttar 144782 National Phase in India is 31 months fromrepparttar 144783 Priority Date. Ifrepparttar 144784 applicant does not so elect India inrepparttar 144785 demand for preliminary examination, thenrepparttar 144786 deadline for entry intorepparttar 144787 National Phase in India is 21 months fromrepparttar 144788 Priority Date. Therefore, all applicants who have designated India in their PCT application filed on or after December 7, 1998, will be able to file PCT National Phase applications in India.

P.M.George Kutty, Registered Patent Attorney of

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