"Gateway to Innovators from India and Europe using IPRs"

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Benefits for Startups and SME’s

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With the introduction of National IPR Policy 2016 an initiative was taken to setup a vibrant Intellectual Property (IP) ecosystem which will enhance the socio-economic development of India. Knowing the importance and significance of MSMEs as a growth driver of our country, steps are taken to devise mechanisms so that benefits of the IPR regime reach all inventors, especially MSMEs, start-ups and grass root innovators. Customized programs catering to specific needs of industries, MSMEs, start-ups, have been started which include:

Scheme for Facilitating Startups intellectual Property Protection (SIPP)

The SIPP is a scheme by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion that aims to promote awareness and adoption of Intellectual Property Rights amongst startups. The scheme is inclined to nurture and mentor innovative and emerging technologies coming out of startups and assist them in protecting and commercializing the IPRs by providing them access to high-quality IP services and resources.

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Rebate in fess for Startups:

Indian Patent Office provides 80% rebate in patent filing fees and expedited examination for patent applications of startups.

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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched a scheme titled Support for International Patent Protection in E&IT (SIP-EIT) to provide financial support to MSMEs and Technology Startup units for international patent filing to encourage innovation and recognize the value and capabilities of global IP along with capturing growth opportunities in ICTE sector.

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