An awareness session on patent registration process was organized for Startups in association with Atal Incubation Center, Nitte University on Feb 9. Since Startups from outstation wanted to participate, AIC wanted to have this session online using zoom. Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor, research and Patents was the resource person. 41 participants joined this zoom session. During the session, Dr. Iddya Karunasagar explained about prior art search and patentability assessment before starting the process. Information on online free and subscribed tools available for prior art search was provided to the participants. He then elaborated on filing provisional patent and filing complete specifications within twelve months. The process of filing international patent under the provisions of Patent Cooperation Treaty (PTC) was also explained. The costs involved in filing patents and special concessions available for Startups and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) were also explained. There were number of questions from startups that were clarified by the resource person.
Workshop Date : 2023-02-09
Venue : DST TEC
Last updated 2023-03-13 03:54:00