A Complete Patent Application is one, which is accompanied by the Complete Specification and has claims that provide scope of the invention for getting complete legal protection. Complete Patent Application is a techno-legal document which contains all the requisite technical, functional and structural details of the invention.
For a Patent to be granted, it must be published, and then examined by the Patent Office. This cannot be done unless the Patent Office has all the information of the invention in a prescribed format along with the claims.
A Complete Specification should contain:
Such complete description includes:
Therefore, the Complete specification is the document which fully and particularly defines the invention in the best possible way, which gives the complete understanding and clarity of the invention. Moreover, it is also important to consider that the complete specification of the invention must be filed in the format prescribed by the Patent Office, otherwise it will not be examined by the Patent Office.
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