Date: January 4, 2017 0 260 Can a patent applicant obtain the foreign filing license after filing the application outside India? Viewed 790 Times No, the foreign filing license must be obtained before filing the application outside India. Was this answer helpful ? Yes / No Share : Previous Post Under what circumstances, would a patent applicant be required to seek a permission from the Indian Patent Office (commonly referred to as “foreign filing license”) for filing an application outside India? Next Post Would a foreign filing license be required even in case all inventors are not residents of India?