Applications invited for National Intellectual Property Awards
The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) are invited applications for National Intellectual Property (IP) Awards-2018 and WIPO Awards in 10 different categories as below:
|Top Individual for Patents & Commercialization|
|Top Indian Academic institution for Patents & Commercialization|
|Top R & D institution/organisation for Patents & Commercialization|
|Top Public Limited Company / Private Limited Company for Patents & Commercialization in India
|Top Indian Private Company (MSME) for Patents & Commercialization|
|Top Start-up for IP Commercialization|
|Top Indian Company /Organization for Designs|
|Top Indian Company for creating Global brand|
|Top Individual / organization for Best facilitation of Registration of GI and Promotion of registered GI in India.|
|Best Police Unit (District / zone in a commissionarate) for enforcement of IP in the Country|
Applicants are required to submit details in prescribed application forms available on www.ipindia.nic.in on or before 28.02.2018.
National Intellectual Property (IP) Awards are conferred to recognize and reward
a. contribution of individual, company, R & D Institutions, academic institutions, organizations for their creations and commercialization of IP which have contributed to harnessing the country’s intellectual capital and creating IP eco-system that boosts creativity and innovation and
b.law enforcing agency to ensure effective implementation of the IP laws and create healthy IP ecosystem.
These awards are being given since 2009 onwards. The award carries cash Prize of Rs. 1,00,000 and a citation, which is conferred by the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry in an event organized by Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on World IP Day (26thApril).