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Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Scheme for Facilitating Start-ups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP)

The Scheme of SIPP aims to promote awareness and adoption of Intellectual Property Rights amongst Start-Ups. Scheme is inclined to nurture and mentor innovative and emerging technologies among Start-ups and assist them in protecting and commercializing Intellectual Property Rights by providing them access to high-quality IP services and resources. For the purpose of facilitating the Start-ups and giving them assistance while getting their Intellectual Property registered in India, the Controller General of Patents, Design and Trademarks (CGPDTM) also appoints a panel of Facilitators. 
The Facilitators would perform the below mentioned functions-
  • Providing general and basic advice to the Start-ups with respect to different Intellectual Properties.
  • Providing information regarding protecting and promoting IPRs in different countries.
  • Providing assistance and guidance in filing the applications for registration of Intellectual Properties like Trademarks, Patents and Designs and disposal of the same at the Indian Offices under the CGPDTM.
  • Drafting Specifications, Claims, response to Examination Reports/Queries etc.
  • Attending hearing on behalf of Start-ups.
  • Contesting third-party Oppositions.
  • Ensuring disposal of the IPR applications.
The Facilitators are not allowed to charge anything from the Start-ups for the services provided by them. Further, the Facilitators will be provided with a fixed amount of fee by the Central Government and it will not be entitled to charge any amount apart from that to the Entrepreneur.
The facilitator would get Rs 15,000/- at the time of filing, another 15,000/- at the time of final disposal.
Source: mondaq

Saturday, February 13, 2016

INVENT ARENA 16-18 June 2016, Trinec, Czech Republic

Indian Innovators are invited to participate in the first annual of the International Exhibition of Technical Innovations, Patents and Inventions-  INVENT ARENA - in Trinec, Czech Republic scheduled from 16th to 18th June 2016. The best exhibits in each category will be awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals. The international jury will be evaluate inventions in following categories:
1. Ecology and environmental protection
2. Metallurgy, power supply, mechanical engineering, transport and civil engineering
3. Chemistry, agriculture, health care and biotechnology
4. Computer engineering, telecommunication, automation and informatics
5. Young innovators (up to 26 years)
6. Miscellaneous
Contact: Jan Kobielusz, Chairman of the INVENT ARENA organizing committee, INVENT ARENA

Friday, February 12, 2016

The 8th Edition of EUROINVENT - European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation

Indian Innovators invited to participate in EUROINVENT 2016,at  Iasi, Romania, May 19th-21st, 2016, Palas Mall -Atrium HallThe exhibition promotes creativity and innovation in international context.The last edition showed over 400 inventions and projects, being the largest in Eastern Europe .
Contact :
Prof.Dr.Eng. Andrei Victor SANDU, EUROINVENT Coordinator

Prof.Dr. Kamel EARAR,