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Friday, January 17, 2014

National Intellectual Property Awards-2014

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Government of India (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and Intellectual Property Office),  from 2009 onwards every year celebrates the World IP Day by  recognizing and rewarding  organization/ people who have contributed in harnessing the country’s intellectual capital and creating an eco-system that boosts creativity and innovation. Continuing the trend of felicitating the achievements in IP, CII and Intellectual Property  office, India is organizing the  National  Intellectual Property Awards on 26 April 2014  at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi. 

The Categories for National IP Award, 2014 is as mentioned below:
I.   Top Indian Academic institution in Patent.
II.    Top R & D institution in Healthcare.
III.   Top Indian Public Limited Company / Private Limited Company / Indian subsidiary of a  transnational corporation in Patent, for  research and development conducted in India and subsequent first filing in India for the said developed invention.
IV.   Top Indian Private Company (MSME) in Patent.
V.    Top Individual in Patent.
VI.   Top Organization in Trade Mark.
VII.  Top Organization in Design.
VIII.  Top Individual in Design.
IX.    Top Geographical Indication of Indian Origin

Awardees will be selected by a jury comprising professionals from diverse fields such as: IP professionals, Industrialists and Industry Association, Academia, R&D professionals, Representative(s) of the Government of India. Selected applicants will be awarded cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- each at an award ceremony hosted by the Indian IP Office in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry on 26 April 2014 in New Delhi .

Applications are invited from the Indian industry (micro, small, medium, large), both private and public sector, as well as firms and societies, registered in India; Indian subsidiary of a transnational corporation; Indian Academic and R&D institutions; and individuals who have IPRs granted / registered by the Indian Intellectual Property Office.

The  duly filled  application  form  is required to be sent to “Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Boudhik Sampada Bhawan, S M Road, Antop Hill, Mumbai-400037, so as to reach on or before 28 February 2014. (Please Note: The envelopes must be subscribed with “National IP Awards 2014”)

The details on the awards & selection process and application form are attached for your reference. 

For further details/clarity you can get in touch with Ms. Nabanita Mukherjee / Mr Gaurav Gupta (  @011-45772021/ 17.

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