The Need for an Auto Accident Lawyer

Written by Mart Gil Abareta

Generally speaking, an auto accident can definitely be a big headache. In a minor accident, you can just handle your claim on your own. However, after having been involved in a serious auto accident, hiring an auto accident lawyer isrepparttar rightmost thing to do. After all, you can expect your lawyer to be your most trusted partner in gettingrepparttar 144751 proper compensation you truly deserve. Remember that without a legal counsel, you might be able to endurerepparttar 144752 difficulties inrepparttar 144753 legal process.

As we all know, lots of auto accidents happen every day. Andrepparttar 144754 first few days followingrepparttar 144755 incident arerepparttar 144756 most important in proving your personal injury claim. Why is this so? It is actually because ofrepparttar 144757 fact that during these days, everything that has happened is still fresh in your mind and you can easily document what has happened,repparttar 144758 injuries and damages that you’ve endured, and how it affected you financially and physically.

When you really want to prove your auto accident injury claims, you can also go back torepparttar 144759 place whererepparttar 144760 accident has happened together with your auto accident lawyer. You can then take photos ofrepparttar 144761 scene and note anything that may have contributed torepparttar 144762 incident. You might also be able to locate a witness inrepparttar 144763 crime scene during your visit. I must say that these instances make an auto accident lawyer an unfavorable need inrepparttar 144764 community.

INDIA - PCT National Phase Entry

Written by P.M.George Kutty

PCT isrepparttar acronym of Patent Cooperation Treaty. It is a sister Treaty ofrepparttar 144750 Paris Convention administered byrepparttar 144751 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The PCT facilitates filing of patent applications under a single umbrella and provides for simplified procedure forrepparttar 144752 search and examination of such applications. There are now over 125 signatory countries to PCT. From December 7, 1998, India is a member ofrepparttar 144753 Paris Convention. The PCT system is a very popular method of filing patent applications throughoutrepparttar 144754 world. Filing a PCT Application

The PCT applications may be filed either in an approved Receiving Office or directly atrepparttar 144755 International Bureau atrepparttar 144756 WIPO in Geneva. The PCT applications usually claim priority from an ordinary patent application, but they may also be filed direct. On filing a PCT application, applicants must designaterepparttar 144757 countries in which they wish to retainrepparttar 144758 option to file a patent application. There is a fee per country designated up torepparttar 144759 first 5 and after that any number of further countries may be designated without fee. It is also possible to designate multi-country regional offices such asrepparttar 144760 ARIPO or EP (European Patent Organisation).

International Phase and National Phase PCT has two phases, an international phase when they are international applications inrepparttar 144761 International Bureau, and a national phase when they are converted to national patent applications inrepparttar 144762 designated countries of interest. Duringrepparttar 144763 international phase,repparttar 144764 designated International Searching Authority (a Patent Office authorised by WIPO) conducts a patent search and an International Search Report is provided within around six months of filing to assistrepparttar 144765 applicant in deciding whether or not to proceed with patent protection. The International Bureau also publishesrepparttar 144766 patent specification. Chapters I and II ofrepparttar 144767 PCT The PCT is divided into two Chapters, Chapter I and Chapter II. Chapter I requires that within either 20 or 30 months ofrepparttar 144768 earliest priority date, (depending on whether or notrepparttar 144769 country concerned has adoptedrepparttar 144770 most recent amendments torepparttar 144771 PCT Treaty),repparttar 144772 applicant must enterrepparttar 144773 national phase, that is, file patent applications in any one or more ofrepparttar 144774 countries initially designated Chapter II allows 30 months fromrepparttar 144775 earliest priority date for enteringrepparttar 144776 national phase and also requires a designated International Preliminary Examining Authority (authorised by WIPO to conduct international examinations) to conduct a non-binding substantive examination ofrepparttar 144777 patent specification to determine whether it meetsrepparttar 144778 requirements for patentability. Please note that, certain designated Offices have fixed time limits expiring even later than 30 months, or 20 months, asrepparttar 144779 case may be. For regular updates on these applicable time limits, refer torepparttar 144780 PCT Gazette; a cumulative table is also available at WIPO's Internet site ( ).

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