Step 1 : First step to add patent that you have been issued is to login into mentis.
Step 2 : Click on “My Profile” present in the drop-down menu of profile name on top right-hand corner of the webpage.
Step 3 : Click “Add new” present in “Patents” under “Research”. You can also add details by using “Please click here to add” link present under “Patents”. You can edit or remove details entered by using “Edit”. You can rearrange details entered by using “Rearrange” button present on right-hand side.
Step 4 : In “New Patents” you can add details in sub-steps namely “Patent Info”, “Visibility and “Curation”. The introduction consist of instructions about using next and accept to save your information. Each sub-step is interconnected by “Next” and “Previous” button.
Step 4.1 : In sub-step “Patent Info” you need to add details in fields “Patent Number”, “Patent Name”,“Abstract” and “Date Issued”. You can select a patent number from the drop-down list or add a new one. A “Search Patent” button is also present to help you search for particular patent number. You can also copy and paste details from some existing source. In “Date Issued” you need to add date when the patent was issued in month and year format.
Step 4.2 : In sub-step “Visibility” you can control visibility of particular patent by using checkbox “Hide from my public profile".
Step 4.3 : In sub-step “Curation” you can select which profile will display this data by moving their name to the right container from profiles which list you as a member of their organization. You can list this information on their profile page.
Step 5 : Now click on “Accept”. This would be displayed as your patent.