NPTEL Intellectual Property Week 3 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Intellectual Property Week 3 Assignment Answers 2024

1. Requirements of an Inventive Step include:

  • Technical advance to existing knowledge
  • Economic Significance
  • Both a and b
  • None of the above
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2. An invention has to be:

  • Obvious to a layperson
  • Useful to a person skilled in the art
  • Non-obvious to a person skilled in the art
  • Non-obvious to a layperson
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3. A divisional application may be filed in order to:

  • Add an additional invention to your patent application
  • Eliminate one invention in case of more than one invention in one application
  • Both b and d
  • Divide your inventions in case of more than one invention in one application
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4. A single patent application can have:

  • Three inventions at most
  • One invention
  • One invention and additional inventions with prescribed fee
  • None of the above
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5. Statement 1: An Indian Patent can be enforced in the US in case of an infringement.

Statement 2: The three amendments (1999, 2002, and 2005) to the Patents Act, 1970 brought the Act in compliance with the TRIPS Agreement of the WTO

  • Statement 1 is True , Statement 2 is False
  • Statement 1 is False, Statement 2 is True
  • Both Statement 1 and 2 are True
  • Both Statement 1 and 2 are False
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6. Statement 1: An invention such as a Perpetual Motion Machine would be capable of obtaining a patent.

Statement 2: Section 4 of the Patents Act provides for an exhaustive list of items that cannot be classified as inventions.

  • Statement 1 is True , Statement 2 is False
  • Statement 1 is False, Statement 2 is True
  • Both Statement 1 and 2 are True
  • Both Statement 1 and 2 are False
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7. Who can apply for a patent?

  • Assignee of true and first inventor
  • True and first inventor
  • Legal representative of any deceased person, who was the true and first inventor or the assignee
  • Successor of any deceased person, who was the true and first inventor or the assignee.
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8. The “description” section of a patent specification includes:

  • Summary of Invention
  • Claims
  • Abstract
  • Field of the invention.
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9. The mandatory requirements of a valid Patent Application include:

  • Fees
  • Drawings
  • Proof of Right
  • Provisional or Complete Specification
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10. Characteristics of a “Person Skilled in the Art” include:

  • Notional Person
  • Standard by which Invention is ascertained
  • Common general knowledge to his field
  • Knowledge in one specific field at one time
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