Q. Which of the following is/are criteria of invention to grant as patent?
1.It should be novel.
2.It should be non – obvious.
3.It should be capable of Industrial application.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: An invention is patentable subject matter if it meets the following criteria –

  1. It should be novel.
  2. It should have inventive step or it must be non-obvious
  3. It should be capable of Industrial application.
  4. It should not attract the provisions of section 3 and 4 of the Patents Act 1970.

Source: https://ipindia.gov.in/writereaddata/Portal/Images/pdf/Final_FREQUENTLY_ASKED_QUESTIONS_-PATENT.pdf