Can a business idea be patented (in India)?


I have a business idea which will take a year atleast to implement it. Just want to ask if a business idea is patentable or not (In India)?

Zeeshan Shaikh

Posted 2019-02-10T12:05:00.810

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No, as per Indian patent act, 1970. section 3(k) a mathematical or business methods or a computer program per se or algorithms are not patentable.


Posted 2019-02-10T12:05:00.810

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An actual link to the regulation would make this excellent answer even better. – Eric S – 2019-02-13T14:00:58.380

@Eric Shain there is no web page but the link gives whole patent act

– RishiM – 2019-02-13T14:51:27.967

Just add that link to the answer. Thanks. – Eric S – 2019-02-13T15:50:50.157