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Will ensure patents are given within 18 months of application: Amitabh Kant
Feb17

Will ensure patents are given within 18 months of application: Amitabh Kant

At the Make in India event, the DIPP secretary said some of this work will be outsourced to the IITs Filing and getting approvals for patents is all set to become more easier and quicker, with approvals coming in as early as 18 months. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) secretary Amitabh Kant, who was speaking at the industry-academia symposium at the Make in India week, said this will be enabled within one year. “We...

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2.46 lakh patents, 5.32 lakh trademark applications pending on manpower shortage
Nov30

2.46 lakh patents, 5.32 lakh trademark applications pending on manpower shortage

The government has taken measures to augment available manpower and other necessary infrastructure,” Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitahraman said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. About 2.46 lakh patent applications and 5.32 lakh trademark registrations are pending with the government due to shortage of manpower, Parliament was informed on Monday “There is pendency in patent and trademark applications, which are...

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